And what it means for healthcare hiring and retention
As much of the world wrestles with economic uncertainty and shifts in the hiring landscape, healthcare roles remain some of the most challenging to source and retain. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, four of the top 20 fastest-growing occupations in the United States are roles in healthcare. The industry faces an ongoing shortage of critically needed staff, especially nurses—which means health systems' talent strategies are under more pressure than ever.
This eBook combines research from dozens of sources to examine trends in the healthcare industry across healthcare talent, policy, and technology—and how these are affecting hiring and retention. In addition, this eBook offers considerations for healthcare staffing orgs for attracting and retaining staff to inform their talent strategy in the year to come.
Key themes include:
COVID-19 has dramatically changed the healthcare industry, and we will feel the lingering effects of the pandemic for a long time.
In a complex landscape with unprecedented challenges, it’ll take innovation from national to local levels, across public and private sectors, to drive effective change.
Younger generations continue to have the greatest influence on the active workforce, even as we experience the most diverse, multi-generational workforce in history. They’re also key to solving some of today’s greatest challenges, including staffing shortages.
Healthcare talent acquisition and talent management teams will need smart technology, creativity, and above all, humanity, to engage and retain their workers in a competitive landscape.