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Recruiting by Videoconference Saves Money, but at What Cost?

13 March, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
As anyone who has lost data in a hard drive crash can attest, technology can be our friend as well as our enemy. Healthcare has been accused of playing catch-up to the technology bandwagon, and losing out on a lot of efficiencies as a result. But for some processes, the old-fashioned way is still the […] Read more»

Retained vs. Contingency Recruiting: You Get What You Pay For

6 March, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
It’s a big world out there, so finding the right person for a healthcare job can be tough. Recruiters can help locate potential candidates for jobs ranging from supervisory roles up to chief executive officers. But proceed with caution: All recruiters are not created equal. Understanding the difference between contingency recruiters and retained recruiters can […] Read more»

It Just Keeps Happening

29 February, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
It just keeps happening – over and over. A recruiter’s mistake with an unprofessional effort, wastes a candidate’s time and costs the client — or the employer — money. In a nutshell, here is the problem: A recruiter calls a candidate, entices them with a new career opportunity, but never inquires about their current salary, […] Read more»