• The 'Great Retirement' persists

    The U.S. saw a surplus of retirees amid the pandemic, and fewer adults than expected have reentered the workforce as COVID-19 threats fade, Bloomberg reported Nov. 6.
  • Ensuring your workforce is future-ready

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  • BJC expands 'live near your work' program for employees

    BJC HealthCare and Washington University, both based in St. Louis, are expanding a program that supports employees with home ownership costs. 
  • The rising risks for healthcare workers

    Healthcare workers put their time and energy into providing high-quality care to patients each day. At the same time, there is both anecdotal evidence and data indicating rising rates of violence in their places of work.
  • Industry report: How AI is powering healthcare executive searches

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  • Labor initiatives abound but need coherence, Kaufman Hall says

    In a post-pandemic world still beset by inflation pressures and labor costs and shortages, many health systems are carrying out initiatives to boost employee retention and lessen reliance on contract labor.
  • When low attrition becomes a challenge

    Companies are grappling with a new issue post Great Resignation: Not enough employees are quitting. 
  • Nurse burnout remains high: 9 numbers to know

    A report released Nov. 6 by market research firm McKinsey & Co. provides insights into the nursing workforce and nurses' mental health and well-being. 
  • Gen Z turns to TikTok for career advice

    Workplace trends like "quiet quitting" and "coffee badging" are not materializing out of thin air. They're coming from TikTok, the video platform increasingly being used for career advice. 
  • The positive trends in healthcare employment

    Amid financial strain and operational challenges, hospitals and health systems have also faced challenges related to recruiting and retaining workers. Workers have exited their organizations, or considered quitting, citing reasons such as not feeling valued, lack of support for their well-being and wages not keeping up with inflation. However, there is a silver lining as healthcare employment has continued to trend up in certain areas.
  • Healthcare job cuts up 109% year over year

    Healthcare/products companies and manufacturers, including hospitals, have announced the third-most job cuts year to date among 30 industries and sectors measured, according to one new analysis.
  • HCA teams up with Missouri's largest medical school

    HCA Midwest Health has joined forces with Kansas City (Mo.) University, the largest medical school in Missouri.
  • Mercy launches innovation unit

    St. Louis-based Mercy has opened its first innovation unit as a "testing ground" for optimization ideas. 
  • Tenet's outlook on contract labor, union negotiations

    Saum Sutaria, MD, CEO of Tenet Healthcare, mentioned at the beginning of the year the system's strategy would focus on hiring and retention, and reduce reliance on contract labor. During an Oct. 30 third quarter earnings call, he discussed the early results.
  • 4 takeaways from the launch of UCHealth's Virtual Health Center

    During a featured session at the 8th Annual Becker's Health IT + Digital Health + RCM Meeting,leaders from Aurora, Colo.-based UC Health discussed the system's Virtual Health Center that uses technology to support patient care, improve efficiency and enhance patient outcomes. 
  • Employee anxiety over jobs cuts at highest level since 2020

    This month, chatter about layoffs reached the highest level since July 2020, according to a monthly employee confidence index report from Glassdoor.
  • Tufts, Intermountain CEOs on strategies to bridge the employee trust gap

    Building trust with front-line employees is crucial for any hospital or health system CEO. Workers want assurance that the leader of their organization is honest and values their feedback. While efforts to build this trust must be intentional and require ongoing efforts, they also provide opportunities for meaningful changes, two CEOs told Becker's.
  • 'Quiet quitting,' 'coffee badging': 10 trending workplace terms

    Various phrases have made their way into the workplace in the last couple of years as employees reassess their jobs and roles. Members of Generation Z in entry-level jobs have often coined these phrases in reaction to increased dissatisfaction at work. Other phrases have also gained traction on social media and in the news related to the workplace.
  • Why Flex Work is Better for Clinicians—and Facilities

    In today’s gig economy, the growing availability of flex work has enabled more workers to prioritize work-life harmony and eschew the traditional 9-to-5, 40-hour work week. In short, people want more control of their work schedules and, in turn, more control over their personal lives.
  • Healthcare is a hot spot for 'boomerangs'

    "Boomerang" employees — those who return to a previous employer after spending time elsewhere — make up a relatively small share of the workforce, but are more prevalent in healthcare than most other industries, according to recent research from LinkedIn. 
  • Career 'lattice' is the new ladder

    It's time to adjust dated career expectations, according to a recent report from Korn Ferry. 
  • 3 health system CEOs' plans to future-proof their workforce

    There are few challenges more significant for health system CEOs than evolving their current workforce strategies.

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