In physician recruitment, no two candidates are exactly alike. Whether it is different reasons for relocating or a difference in practice preference, each physician’s job search is unique. But while this is the case, there are still some common characteristics among physicians of the same generation. When it comes to priorities, preferences, and career progression, very clear differences emerge between physicians of different generations.

In the infographic below, we will go over the generational differences among physicians and what recruiters should emphasize when connecting with candidates of certain generations regarding new opportunities.





Key Take Aways:

  • Baby boomers and members of the silent generation are more open to working longer hours – especially if it means career advancement
  • Generation X and millennials both place a high value on work-life balance
  • Most physicians desire a clear career path, regardless of generation