How to Use Pre-Hire Assessments for Workers in Healthcare Unions

In a recent blog post, Select International discusses best ways for healthcare organizations to adopt progressive talent strategies from other industries.

Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on Select International's website.

Healthcare organizations are adopting progressive talent strategies from other industries. This often means using more objective, deliberate, and standardized hiring tools such as pre-hire assessments. If done correctly, this “evidence-based” approach to hiring yields great results. It can:

  • Reduce turnover
  • Improve time-to-hire
  • Help you to identify candidates, with the attributes you value, who are more likely to succeed on the job.

Implementing these tools in healthcare presents some unique challenges because of the special nature of the healthcare workforce. If the organization has an organized workforce, it can complicate things further. However, as the number of healthcare and social assistance workers who belong to unions continues to increase, it’s important to know that doesn’t create a barrier to using assessments to hire the best employees. Here are four things to consider when looking to implement pre-hire assessments in a unionized environment. Click here to continue>>

 

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