Working from Home Fatigue: Why You’re So Tired and How to Feel Better

The pandemic has shifted the way we work. Once COVID-19 hit, people were suddenly forced to move their work remotely, and many offices are still closed or have continued to encourage at-home work.

While there are advantages to working from your own place (like wearing sweatpants all day and feeling less need to look in the mirror), the downsides can lead to burnout. Working from home fatigue is a real thing, and we’ll explain why before getting into ways you can bring yourself some relief. Read more

The 6 Most Successful Healthcare Recruitment and Retention Strategies

There is a shortage of qualified healthcare workers, and according to organizations like the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the numbers aren’t expected to improve anytime soon. What’s more, the turnover rate is significant, and burnout is at an all-time high since COVID-19 hit us. But people still need care, and healthcare companies are still trying to hire healthcare professionals who will take the job and stay.

Companies must know what it takes to target the ideal candidates and encourage them to stick around. With that in mind, here are the top healthcare recruitment and retention strategies you should be following. Read more

What Do Nurses Really Want from Their Employers to Be Happy?

A 2020 Gallup poll showed that Americans gave nurses the highest ratings as an occupational group for honesty and ethics. This increased trust makes sense, especially following the pandemic where we all saw healthcare workers’ incredible sacrifice in action.

However, levels of nurse burnout have also skyrocketed. More than ever before, healthcare organizations should be asking questions like, “what do nurses want?” and “what do nurses need to stay fulfilled in their jobs?”

These are crucial concerns for healthcare recruiters and HR departments. As nurses look for new employers to start entering the workforce post-schooling, they’ll be extra watchful for job aspects that matter most to them. Read more