7 tips to get and keep the right candidate
Finding the right candidate is not easy. If you make a mistake, it can cost your organization time and money. Finding ways to minimize the wrong hire is important. Here are a few things to consider next time you’re looking for a candidate. 1. It all starts with the agency. Ideally, you should already have a group of agencies equipped to handle your needs. Will your needs be Per Diem or Long Term needs? A little of both? Are your needs clinical or non-clinical? Based on your organizations expectations, you will need to source out competent agencies that have strengths in these types and specialties. 2. Define the job before posting the need. Start with a job analysis, where you collect information about the necessary duties, responsibilities and skills. From here, you’ll develop a...
3 eye opening reasons to cancel dead (but still open) shifts
It starts with a need for staff. A shift comes open and you have to fill it. But then, census drops, an internal staff person picked up the shift, or you simply no longer have the need. Even though the need is gone, the order is still open or pending and you let it go. Multiple that by a few dozen or few hundred shifts and all of a sudden, you have a problem. Sure, it may seem easier to leave an order “as is” if you no longer have the need but here are three eye opening reasons why you should not leave orders in open or pending status. 1. Accurate Reporting If you leave orders open/pending that are not true needs, this effects your fill rates when running performance reports in...
VP of Talent Management & Staffing Anne Callen discusses ShiftWise
ShiftWise user Anne Callen takes us inside her job and tells us what it’s like using the vendor management software.