• GoFundMe page launched for Rhode Island nurse allegedly assaulted by patient

    A GoFundMe account set up by a co-worker of a Rhode Island nurse who was allegedly assaulted by a patient has raised more than $87,000.
  • Ensuring your workforce is future-ready

    Beyond recruitment & retention: Hospitals are embracing a new strategy to improve nurse staffing. Learn more here.
  • A mantra among quiet quitters

    Quiet quitting rose to popularity — online and on the clock — in summer 2022, as workers refused to go above and beyond their paygrade. Now, the movement has a hashtag: #ActYourWage, The New York Times reported Sept. 8. 
  • UNC Health's retention strategy is all about 'Me'

    As hospitals and health systems face increased competition for talented workers, they continue to eye retention strategies beyond wages. This includes Chapel Hill, N.C.-based UNC Health, which partnered with Deloitte on a workforce strategy to embed leader best practices across the organization and increase engagement between leaders and their teams.
  • Industry report: How AI is powering healthcare executive searches

    CEO exits are soaring. How experts predict AI will aid in ramped-up executive searches — here.
  • Gen Zers identify as job-hoppers

    Most Gen Z workers aren't planting workplace roots, according to a survey from ResumeLab. 
  • 10 states people are moving to, leaving

    The young and rich aren't the only ones flocking down South. 
  • 'I want an executive to follow me': 16 hospital workers get real about staffing shortages

    Staffing shortages wreak havoc on hospital workforces, raising patient safety concerns and harming employee well-being. At this point, the problem is well-known — but the solutions remain unclear.  
  • Promotion may signal a flight risk, research shows

    While promotions are a mechanism organizations have to inspire loyalty from employees, they may also result in people quitting their jobs, The Wall Street Journal reported Sept. 6.
  • What nursing home staffing ratios could mean for hospitals

    CMS has proposed establishing staffing requirements in nursing homes, touting the effort as a way to improve quality and safety at these facilities. However, a national group representing hospitals is expressing concerns that this approach could be significant for the broader continuum of care that won't resolve the structural healthcare workforce shortages.
  • Why Parkview Health centralized locum tenens hiring

    When Angela Pulcini stepped into the role of Director of Provider Services for Parkview Health, she knew locum tenens hiring was a priority she wanted to focus on.
  • The 'meta-dehumanization' of first responders

    Healthcare's first responders are often hailed as "heroes." This classification could be contributing to higher burnout rates, according to a recent study. 
  • Nurse survey reveals key opportunities to boost job satisfaction

    Amid today's workforce challenges, it is more crucial than ever that hospital and health system leaders focus on opportunities to bolster engagement with nurses. Jarrard, a healthcare strategic communications consultancy, recently examined these opportunities via a national nurse survey.
  • Healthcare adds 71K jobs in August

    Healthcare gained 70,900 jobs in August, following a rise of similar magnitude in July, according to the latest jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 
  • Workforce Evolution: Is the Use of 1099 Contractors the Right Choice for Your Facility?

    Healthcare leaders throughout the U.S. are asking many questions about the evolution of the workforce and the gig economy. What are today’s hiring best practices? Would it be wise for your facility to use a staffing solution that treats clinical professionals as independent contractors? How is this different from hiring W2 employees?
  • Healthcare job cuts up 128% year over year

    Healthcare/products companies and manufacturers, including hospitals, announced the third-most job cuts year to date among 30 industries and sectors measured, according to one new analysis. 
  • The most dangerous places to work in healthcare

    Two of the 10 most dangerous job sectors in America belong to the healthcare industry. 
  • Where hiring rates are strong across generations

    Four metropolitan areas are more welcoming to workers from all generations than other places in the U.S., according to a new analysis by LinkedIn's Economic Graph team, released Aug. 30. 
  • Chicago health center brings back laid-off workers in response to labor probe

    Chicago-based Howard Brown Health has reinstated 24 employees after a National Labor Relations Board investigation spurred by layoffs that occurred in early 2023.
  • The Florida health system competing with tourism — and still winning workers

    The inability to attract and retain workers is a top concern of most healthcare executives. But leadership at Hollywood, Fla.-based Memorial Healthcare System isn't biting nails; it's currently experiencing its lowest employee turnover rate in the last five fiscal years. 
  • Boomers & Gen Z can agree on job dissatisfaction

    Gen Zers and millennials are least satisfied at work, but Gen Xers and baby boomers aren't overjoyed with their jobs, either, according to an Aug. 28 report from Forbes Advisor. 
  • 'Quiet cutting' in hospitals: Outsourcing may be 1 example

    At least 80 hospitals and health systems have laid off workers this year amid ongoing financial and operational challenges. With such challenges expected to continue for the foreseeable future, healthcare may be leaning into a new workforce trend to avert more hard layoffs: "Quiet cutting."