Recruiter Fees: Making the Choice Between Contingency or Retainer

After gaining a deeper understanding of retained vs. contingency search fees, how do you determine which one fits your unique needs? From my point of view, it depends on the level of service and attention you seek from your executive recruiter. When contingency is better If you only have one [...]

Recruiter Fees: Making the Choice Between Contingency or Retainer2019-03-15T16:42:51+00:00

Is Working with a Recruiter Worth It? …It Depends.

Ever wonder if it’s worth the cost to hire a professional recruiter for your healthcare staffing needs? It’s a very legitimate question. And the honest answer is: “Most often, yes. But it depends.” No matter how you slice it, hiring professional healthcare workers is an expensive endeavor, and even more [...]

Is Working with a Recruiter Worth It? …It Depends.2019-03-26T01:32:18+00:00

Things You Wished You Knew About Managing Millennials in the NICU

Disclaimer: The content of this post is based on commonly accepted generational stereotypes and may or may not apply to individuals in your NICU. If you manage a team of neonatal nurses, chances are you’ve got a few millennials in the bunch. Technically speaking, what is a millennial? Today’s millennials [...]

Things You Wished You Knew About Managing Millennials in the NICU2019-03-15T16:42:52+00:00

Neonatal Telemedicine: The Next Big Thing?

When it comes to having a baby, every parent wants the same thing: a smooth birth and a healthy child. Some families, however, live in remote areas without access to neonatal intensive care units (NICU): If the birth proves difficult or the infant is in distress, parents are rendered helpless [...]

Neonatal Telemedicine: The Next Big Thing?2019-03-15T16:42:52+00:00

Something You Didn’t Know About the Nurse Manager Role

Perhaps you’ve noticed. Neonatal nurse managers have become more difficult to recruit and even tougher to retain. In fact, it’s been reported that the nationwide vacancy rate for nurse managers has currently peaked at 8.3%. And that’s not all. Today’s nurse managers are at increasing risk of work-related mental health issues due [...]

Something You Didn’t Know About the Nurse Manager Role2019-03-15T16:42:52+00:00

3 Tips for Interviewing a Passive Candidate

While most hiring managers would love their perfect candidate to be an active job seeker, it's usually not the case. “I am looking for a new job and I want to work for you”. This is essentially the position of the active candidate. In a perfect world, your perfect candidate [...]

3 Tips for Interviewing a Passive Candidate2019-03-15T16:42:55+00:00

How to Attract the Best Nursing Staff, and Get Them to Stay

Most healthcare organizations promote the ideal that their "people are their #1 asset", yet some experience higher turnover than they’d like, or find that it’s a struggle to attract the caliber of candidates that would add the most value to their facility. This begs the question: How do you attract [...]

How to Attract the Best Nursing Staff, and Get Them to Stay2019-03-15T16:42:56+00:00

6 Ways Hiring a Locum Tenens NNP Can Help Your Facility

Although many hospitals have long since discovered the benefits of locum tenens and are taking advantage of them, far too many aren’t fully educated about their options in hiring for these positions. If your NNP team is stressed and overworked, or you’re paying too much in overtime and still falling [...]

6 Ways Hiring a Locum Tenens NNP Can Help Your Facility2019-03-15T16:42:57+00:00