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You may have been hearing a lot about the power of social media. And in today’s connected age, many employers are using social media as a way to find and pre-screen potential healthcare employees. While keeping in mind the legal slippery slope of snooping online, there are plenty of public details that you can find… Read more »

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Travel nurses have a difficult job. Not only do they need to be skilled in their specific job and specialization, but they also need to feel comfortable walking into vastly different environments on a regular basis. It can be hard to feel at home in a job where you are always the outsider. But this… Read more »

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You only get one chance to make a first impression. This is as important for your unit as well as the new, incoming nurses. So how can you make a new nurse feel welcome in an already established unit team? Before you take another step, there are just a few simple things you can do… Read more »

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Employee onboarding has been creating a big buzz in the Human Resources community for a while. And, it is no wonder that the conversation is spreading to medical facilities and related positions. Regardless of what kind of medical position, it is critical that a company properly onboard their new employees to ensure satisfaction from all… Read more »

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Do you think you might be taking your candidates for granted? You may make certain assumptions about them because they bring the right skills to the table. However, it is essential that you know who they really are so you don’t have a negative experience after they’ve started work. Before you make your next job… Read more »

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Not every day starts out as a great day. As the Carpenters said, “rainy days and Mondays always get me down.” But days when the sun is shining, or even a Friday, can be frustrating as well, depending on a variety of events. But before you let the day get to you, consider these quotes… Read more »

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Can you believe that 2016 is right around the corner? While you’re planning your holiday dinners, gift giving guides, and New Year’s Eve parties, consider what you need to bring to your business in January. This December, spend some time think about the top New Year’s resolutions you can make to improve your facility, enhance… Read more »

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Being thankful for your healthcare staff shouldn’t only happen around Thanksgiving. But this time of year is a good chance to reflect on gratitude and develop programs that you can use all year to show appreciation to your nursing or administrative staff. It is no mystery that jobs in healthcare, from nursing to administration, are… Read more »

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Is your interview process the best it can be? No matter how well-oiled your machine is there will always be snafus that will affect the way your team works together. Most often this comes from hiring the wrong person and then having to start the process over again. You can generally tell a bad hire… Read more »

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It won’t take too long for you to realize you’ve make a big mistake with your last healthcare hire. But why let it take that long at all. There are many places along the interviewing process where you can step back and look out for red flags. One of the most underutilized methods is to… Read more »