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Are you ready to make a hiring decision for your healthcare team? What happens when that employee doesn’t live up to the expectations from the interviewing process? Today’s job market, especially in the healthcare industry, is exceptionally competitive so it can be easy to make a mistake with a new hire. The cost of a… Read more »

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Firing someone is never a pleasant part of any manager’s job. Regardless of how their ineptitude impacted the overall effectiveness of your department, you never want to be the bearer of bad news. On top of the way you treat the departing employee you need to keep in mind the rest of your team. When… Read more »

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Are you concerned about employee loyalty at your facility? There has been a trend over the last several years, particularly since the economic recovery began, where a large number of employees aren’t staying at companies for long periods. In many cases, some of this is due to job dissatisfaction and a lack of faith in growth opportunities…. Read more »

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From Hospitals & Health Networks, the flagship publication of the American Hospital Association: The baby boom generation will deliver a blow to health care once its members start to retire in large numbers, but this provides an opportunity for new employment structures to take hold. Framing the Issue: The health care workforce is dominated by… Read more »

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Fortus Healthcare Resources is a trusted and reliable source of knowledge on a wide range of topics related to healthcare employment markets and trends. Here are some recent examples of Fortus experts in the news. Job Market for Nurses Continues to Heat Up As WKTV NewsChannel 2 reports, due to a shortage of nurses in… Read more »

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Fortus Healthcare Resources is a trusted and reliable source of knowledge on a wide range of topics related to employment in healthcare including higher education, career advancement and recruiting. Here are some recent examples of Fortus specialists in the news. Five Highest Paying College Degrees From smartycents.com Despite a soon-to-burst student loan bubble and a… Read more »

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From The PreCheck Blog: Recruiting is about more than just finding qualified people who have the skills and abilities to do the job. It’s about ensuring they’re a good fit, too. What Does ‘Right Fit’ Mean Anyway? The concept of “right fit” can be confusing at first, admits Janet Jones, Travel Project Coordinator at Fortus… Read more »

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Travel nurses are unique additions to the medical facility culture. They are short- term employees who come and go quickly in the eyes of your long-term staff. They can be very helpful, but it can also be a challenge to get used to the constant coming and going of these staff members. It is extremely… Read more »

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In observance of Health Care HR Week 2014, PreCheck contacted industry leaders, including Fortus Healthcare Resources, for an outlook on this increasingly important field. “I’ve seen a lot of growth in labor and delivery, cardiac lab nurses, pediatric nurses,” says Jeremy Enck, Vice President of Sales at Fortus. “Healthcare is hard because there’s always a… Read more »