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Thinking Outside the Square in a Candidate-Short Market

January 9, 2018 11:15 am

Finding the top healthcare talent can be a struggle. Quality applicants for this industry can be hard to find, and it’s easy to get disheartened when you’ve completed interview after interview and haven’t found the right fit. However, healthcare recruitment in a candidate-short market requires an innovative approach — it...

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A 3-Step Guide to Recruiting Aged Care Workers

December 8, 2017 4:41 pm

The need for smart, highly trained aged care workers has never been more critical in our rapidly ageing society. As competition for top talent increases, employers need to find better ways to assess, develop and retain these valuable healthcare employees. We’ve put together a three-step guide to help you identify,...

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Communication Skills to Look for in Health Candidates

November 16, 2017 5:24 pm

Strong communication skills have never been more important for health candidates. As the range of communication platforms grows more diverse – think text, email and Skype, for starters – healthcare workers are expected to be comfortable communicating in multiple ways. Strong verbal skills have been associated with improved patient outcomes...

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The Importance of Phone Screening Candidates

September 25, 2017 11:41 am

It’s easy to overlook the power of a simple phone screen when sifting through a mound of potential health job candidates. There’s no better way to identify candidates who are unsuitable, and hone in on those with the skills and attributes you need. Here’s what your need to know about...

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7 Questions You Should Never Ask a Job Candidate

July 26, 2017 12:22 pm

When interviewing in healthcare, there are legal restrictions on the kind of questions you may ask. Interview questions and selection criteria based on a range of sensitive topics are regarded as discriminatory by the New Zealand Human Rights Commission. An employer is deemed to be acting against the law if...

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Health Salary Guide 2017/18

July 1, 2017 12:17 pm

Our healthcare salary guide for the 2017-2018 FY is now available to download. This guide provides a comprehensive review of the latest recruitment trends and salary information in the Australian and New Zealand healthcare industry. What’s in this year’s guide? In this year’s guide, we have included the following information:...

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4 Advantages of Outsourcing Your Recruitment Process

May 26, 2017 3:53 pm

Even if you have your own HR division, there are times when a specialist recruitment agency can help you access the best candidates – at the right time. As well as bringing years of recruiting experience to the table, a healthcare agency can draw on a broader talent pool and...

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Find the Right Cultural Fit and Watch Your Business Blossom

March 24, 2017 2:33 pm

Some health sector employers get hung up on whether their job candidates have the right qualifications and experience for a role. Yet it’s just as important to ensure your new employee is the right fit for your organisation in terms of values, goals and work ethic. Employing the wrong person...

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5 Ways to Deliver an Exceptional Candidate Experience

February 22, 2017 9:52 am

With employers under pressure to find talent and deliver results, it’s no wonder candidates often feel they are on a conveyor belt. Do these things happen in your health job recruitment process? Employers fail to give applicants important information. Employers fail to tell applicants they haven’t got the job. Applicants are treated more...

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How to Build an Orientation Program for New Hires

January 16, 2017 2:11 pm

If new hires have a positive experience during their first days and weeks at your practice, they are far more likely to understand what is required of them and deliver great work. Orientation programs, as part of your health recruitment, also help new staff members quickly adjust to a fresh...

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