How Did COVID-19 Affect the Role of HR in Healthcare?

It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic left healthcare workers burned out and facing unexplored challenges. But doctors and nurses weren’t the only individuals affected — the entire world had to adapt to a new way of working and living. That includes HR departments in healthcare having to shift their roles and processes.

How exactly did the pandemic change the role of healthcare HR departments? Let’s take a look. Read more

6 Straightforward Ways to Improve Your Company Culture

Company culture is, in short, “how the sausage gets made.” It’s the attitudes, relationship dynamics, and overall mindset of people within a company.

Company culture also really matters. A survey of almost 2,000 North American CEOs and CFOs (and interviews with 16 people in these positions) conducted by Columbia Business School and Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business showed that:

  • 92% of company officers said a better corporate culture would increase the company’s value.
  • Over half of the surveyed executives thought corporate culture impacts profitability, growth rates, and employee productivity and creativity.

And culture might matter more than ever now. Websites like Glassdoor make it easier for employees to voice their concerns and candidates to peek inside a workplace’s true nature.

In your recruitment and hiring practices, you’ll need a good (and honest) answer to questions about your company culture. The following tips will can lead to you proudly bragging about your organization’s awesome, supportive environment. Read more

How to Hire Quality Employees Quickly: 7 Tips for Success

The recruit-to-hire process can be lengthy, and sometimes that’s for the best. After all, you’d ideally like to bring on the candidate most fitting to the position.

However, sometimes you need to scale faster. That means speeding up the process and bringing employees on faster than the average hiring timeline (23.8 days in the U.S., according to Glassdoor).

If you’re wondering how to hire employees quickly (without sacrificing quality), here are some tips. Read more