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PhD Expert Series: 17 Practitioners on Instilling a Culture of Referrals Within Your Company

Posted by Bridget Webb on Apr 4, 2018 1:00:00 PM

The employee referral program is one of the hardest programs in HR to not only start but to keep employees engaged. We sourced our own networks and the networks of others in order to find the best advice from a practitioner who has either started or maintained a program all the way up from the 10,000 person company to a 100 and below company. The advice these practitioners are giving transcends industry and in most cases --- company size. 

So sit back and join us for what we're calling the PhD Expert Series on employee referrals. 

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PhD Expert Series: 17 Practitioners Define Success for their Employee Referral Program

Posted by Bridget Webb on Mar 14, 2018 1:00:00 PM

The employee referral program is one of the hardest programs in HR to not only start but to keep employees engaged. We sourced our own networks and the networks of others in order to find the best advice from a practitioner who has either started or maintained a program all the way up from the 10,000 person company to a 100 and below company. The advice these practitioners are giving transcends industry and in most cases --- company size. 

So sit back and join us for what we're calling the PhD Expert Series on employee referrals. 

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PhD Expert Series: 17 Practitioners on How to Be Creative with your Employee Referral Program

Posted by Bridget Webb on Feb 21, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The employee referral program is one of the hardest programs in HR to not only start but to keep employees engaged. We sourced our own networks and the networks of others in order to find the best advice from a practitioner who has either started or maintained a program all the way up from the 10,000 person company to a 100 and below company. The advice these practitioners are giving transcends industry and in most cases --- company size. 

So sit back and join us for what we're calling the PhD Expert Series on employee referrals. 

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PhD Expert Series: Advice from 15 Practitioners on Starting Your Employee Referral Program

Posted by Bridget Webb on Jan 31, 2018 10:53:00 AM

The employee referral program is one of the hardest programs in HR to not only start but to keep employees engaged. We sourced our own networks and the networks of others in order to find the best advice from a practitioner who has either started or maintained a program all the way up from the 10,000 person company to a 100 and below company. The advice these practitioners are giving transcends industry and in most cases --- company size. 

So sit back and join us for what we're calling the PhD Expert Series on employee referrals. 

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Getting the Most out of Your Employee Referral Programs in Healthcare

Posted by Michael Bachman on Jan 10, 2018 9:35:00 AM

Regardless of industry, employee referral programs are a classic tool for building a solid pipeline of quality candidates. The Director of Talent Acquisition and Compensation for Stanford Health Care is quoted saying that quality referrals are still the number one driver of traffic for many of their positions. Their employee referral program is used to monetarily incentivize their employees. Also, before opening new hospitals they constantly push referrals in order to obtain the best talent, but it’s not always that easy.

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How to Hire in Healthcare: Our Future Predictions on a Growing Industry

Posted by Michael Bachman on Dec 20, 2017 2:06:00 PM

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the healthcare industry will add more jobs than any other industry between the years of 2014 and 2024. What does that exactly mean for recruiters who are looking to hire from this diverse pool of candidates? Whether you’re hiring a registered nurse or looking for high-quality clinical care workers - understanding the nuances of the industry, and how to hire without hiccups, is now more important than ever.

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More Challenges Facing the Healthcare Recruiting Season

Posted by Michael Bachman on Nov 30, 2017 8:56:00 AM

The healthcare industry is in a unique situation. As a whole, it’s growing! More jobs created means more candidates needed to fill all those vacancies. While this spike in job growth is great for the economy, it’s been a challenge for healthcare recruiters across the board. In an age of increased recruiting costs, longer hiring times, higher turnover, and candidates making counteroffers despite budget restrictions, the art of recruiting healthcare professionals needs to be reassessed. So, what does one do…. They ask their employees to help.

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The Top 10 Takeaways from the 2017 Healthcare Recruiting Trends Report

Posted by Michael Bachman on Nov 8, 2017 2:03:00 PM

In November 2016, Health eCareers and DHI collaborated with 352 healthcare employers and recruiters to conduct their Annual Recruiting Trends survey. The results helped predict trends and changes in healthcare recruitment in 2017. Here’s a breakdown of the findings, and the top 10 takeaways you should know for 2017 and beyond:

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Topics: employee referral program, healthcare, healthcare recruiting trends report

5 Signs It May Be Time to Rethink Your Referral Program

Posted by Michael Bachman on Oct 18, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Statistically, referrals yield the one of the most reliable and smoothest hires availableWhich makes having an aggressive Employee Referral Program (ERP) a no-brainer for any talent acquisition team. However, what doesn’t come as easily to a talent acquisition team is how to identify obstacles that may be causing your current program to be ineffective.

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eBook: 5 Building Blocks to a Better Employee Referral Program

Posted by Michael Bachman on Sep 27, 2017 10:00:00 AM

 

As one of the only business segments not directly contributing to the profitability of a company, HR has a large need to save money wherever they can. The average cost of a new employee in 2016 was roughly $58,000. To put that in perspective, for small business owners, the average cost of a bad employee was $8,000. Finding quality candidates is tough, and the consequence for finding bad candidates is even steeper. Enter the referral. There should be no doubt in the mind of any practitioner that the referral is and will continue to be one of the best sources of hire. In fact, 40% of all hires across the board are referrals, despite them making up a small percentage of the total application pool.

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