Candidate Sourcing

6 Mistakes Physician Recruiters Make in Job Board Postings

28Sep, 2017

6 Mistakes Physician Recruiters Make in Job Board Postings


One of the most popular candidate sourcing tools physician recruiters use are online job boards. With most active candidates taking their search online, job boards offer increased exposure for a recruiter’s open positions. Unfortunately, the competition for talent searching for opportunities online is fierce, and it’s easy for your position to get lost in the hundreds of opportunities on any given job board.

7Sep, 2017

5 Tips for Jumpstarting Fall Physician Recruitment Efforts



The fall is a busy time for physician recruiters. With many healthcare organizations finalizing their budgets for the following year and even more physicians seeking out new opportunities, fall physician recruitment efforts can make or break a healthcare organization’s ability to meet their recruitment goals.


28Jul, 2017

6 Tips for Using SEO Tactics to Boost Physician Recruitment


Whether they’re using Google, Bing, or another search engine, physicians have come to rely on search engine results to find their next opportunity. Because of this, physician recruiters are discovering the need to improve their career pages’ and job posting’s SEO, increasing their chances of getting their position in front of prospective candidates. 


22Mar, 2017

5 Reasons Physician Candidates Aren’t Responding to Your Cold Emails



Email is one of the most popular ways for physician recruiters to communicate with prospective candidates. Most candidates prefer hearing about opportunities through what they find in their inbox, and some strictly communicate with recruiters using email. But with physician recruitment emails becoming so popular among both recruiters and candidates, organizations are finding it harder to get the attention of prospective candidates. With so many options, these physicians will often fail to respond to a recruitment email, if they even open your email at all. […]

8Mar, 2017

Why Recruiters Need to Pre-Close Candidates in Physician Recruitment



It’s always exciting when a physician recruiter has a plethora of candidates who are interested in their position. More options means a a better chance of hiring the perfect candidate, right? Not necessarily. Just because a recruiter has multiple individuals interested in a position doesn’t mean they’re the right fit. It also doesn’t mean they’d take the position if offered. Because of this, recruiters need to find ways to focus on candidates who are not only a good fit, but who have a high likelihood of accepting an offer if they are made one.


21Feb, 2017

4 Things to Know About Recruiting Foreign Medical Graduates [infographic]


14Feb, 2017

5 Physician Recruitment Statistics You Need to Watch in 2017


The new year is well under way, and physician recruiters are finding themselves deep in the search for the perfect candidates to fill their recruitment needs. As much as recruiting high quality physicians last year was difficult, recently released surveys and statistics are showing that the physician recruitment field is only going to get more competitive.


23Jan, 2017

The Best Months for Physician Recruitment [infographic]




When you spend years in the physician recruitment sphere, you start to notice changes in candidate flow based on the time of year. Due to the timelines physician candidates have because of training completion, familial obligations, and employment contracts, certain times of the year will yield a higher number of prospective candidates than others. But what are the best months? And why are some months better than others? […]

16Jan, 2017

5 Ways to Ramp Up Your Physician Recruitment Efforts in 2017


Whether it’s by utilizing technology, analyzing your past efforts, or tweaking existing marketing strategies, there is always some way to improve your ability to source, recruit, and retain the best quality candidates. Now, it’s a new year and it’s time to find out how you can improve your physician recruitment efforts for 2017, especially if you want to meet your recruitment goals.


20Dec, 2016

How to Use Your Past Open Positions for Sourcing Physician Candidates



When a new position opens up in your organizations, many recruiters begin the process of sourcing physician candidates by starting from scratch. They’ll utilize email, job boards, and direct mail to source candidates for each new position, but many times they already have the perfect candidate hidden in their internal database. Especially in larger organizations, new positions will open  up in the same specialty at different practices regularly, and just because a candidate wasn’t the right fit for one practice opportunity doesn’t mean they would be a perfect fit for your current opening. […]