Health Care Recruitment

5 Tips for Managing Your Online Reputation for Physician Recruitment Success [Infographic]

30Aug, 2017

5 Tips for Managing Your Online Reputation for Physician Recruitment Success [Infographic]

 
Online reviews have become a part of how most individuals make decisions: where to eat, what to watch, and what hotels to stay in. Now, it’s also influencing where physician candidates choose to practice. 
 
More employees and patients are leaving reviews about healthcare organizations than ever before, but many hospitals and health systems fail to do anything to help them maintain their online reputations. In the long run, this can end up costing them prospective physician candidates and sabotaging their organization’s physician recruitment efforts. 
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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. 

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21Jul, 2017

Job Boards:Tips on Timing,SEO & Google Jobs for Physician Recruitment

 
 
Job boards are a part of nearly every physician recruiter’s candidate sourcing strategy. Whether they’re the major boards like Careerbuilder, healthcare boards like HealtheCareers, or niche boards for certain specialties, recruiters will use them in some capacity for most searches. But is there a way to make job postings more effective?
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12Jul, 2017

5 Tips for Recruiting Passive Physician Candidates

 
When it comes to sourcing physician candidates, most recruiters will agree on one thing: it’s not getting any easier. With the number of available physicians not keeping pace with the increased need for providers, physician recruiters are finding themselves competing for the same limited pool of active candidates. So what is a recruiter to do? Find a way to source and recruit the passive candidates that other organizations aren’t targeting.
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19Jun, 2017

3 Things to Consider When Using Direct Mail for Physician Recruitment

 

 

In the never ending effort to source and recruit the best physician candidates, recruiters are constantly looking for the next new tool. But sometimes, when it comes to sourcing physician candidates, the old sourcing methods can deliver great results. One such tool that should be part of your physician recruitment strategy is direct mail. While many have decried it’s demise, direct mail is still going strong and generating results for recruitment programs across the country.

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26May, 2017

5 Reasons to Optimize your Physician Recruitment Process for Mobile

 

In today’s physician recruitment landscape, having a robust mobile recruitment strategy is becoming a requirement. Now more than ever, candidates are moving their job search from the desktop to their smart phones and tablets as they rely on these devices on a day to day basis. While few can argue that mobile devices have become an integral part of nearly every American’s life, few healthcare organizations have thought about what failing to be mobile friendly can do to their recruitment prospects.

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19May, 2017

The Single Biggest Mistake In-House Physician Recruiters Make

 

 

An in-house physician recruiter’s job is never done. Whether it’s responding to applicants, conducting site visits, coordinating interviews, or planning travel, the vast majority of physician recruiters at healthcare organizations often find themselves overwhelmed. With so much to do and with so few resources available, many recruiters – especially those in rural areas or in organizations with a large volume of needs – commit the biggest physician recruitment mistake.

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11May, 2017

5 Reasons to Partner with a Boutique Physician Recruitment Firm

 
When a healthcare organization is looking to partner with a recruitment firm, their first instinct is often to go with one of the large, big name agencies. Working on the belief that a larger agency means more manpower and a bigger talent pool, these organizations assume that going with a larger firm is the best way to get quick results. Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case.
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2May, 2017

The Importance of Online Reviews in Physician Recruitment

 
 
In our current society, online reviews and ratings play a huge role in what we watch, where we eat, and what hotels we stay in on vacation. But we don’t just use online reviews for the social aspects of our lives, we use them in our professional lives as well. This is especially true when it comes to a candidate’s job search. With so many organizations looking to recruit top quality physicians, the best physician candidates have plenty of options to choose from when picking their next opportunity.
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25Apr, 2017

5 Things to Look for When Hiring Graduating Physician Candidates

 
 
While a recent HealtheCareers report showed that the majority of healthcare organizations are targeting experienced physicians when looking to recruit new team members,  graduating physician candidates still play a significant role in most physician recruiters’ overall physician recruitment strategy. Nearly half of organizations are targeting recent graduates for at least some positions in order to create the best team of providers possible. But when it comes to recruiting graduating physicians, some recruiters aren’t sure what to look for in a candidate other than good training. […]