Today (and Every Day) We Celebrate Healthcare Recruiters

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In 1991, Congress declared the first Tuesday in June as National Healthcare Recruiter Recognition Day, so today we say thanks to the many physician recruiters we work with every day.

Most physician recruiters say they love what they do and the professional freedom that comes along with it, but as every recruiter knows: finding candidates who have the skills you’re looking for isn’t always enough to get a placement. It takes hard work, and success is no accident. Earlier this year, we published one of our most popular articles about the perks of being a physician recruiter. It’s no surprise that many of the perks translate to what we think make physician recruiters great:

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How to Leverage Virtual Conferences and Career Fairs This Summer

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The coronavirus pandemic has already brought a lot of changes to the healthcare recruiting landscape. With major conferences cancelling their in-person events, how can clinicians and recruiters remain connected? That's where virtual recruiting comes in.

Connecting virtually with potential candidates can be done in a number of ways; the technology and tools we have at our disposal provide an opportunity to maintain relationships and interactions despite our limitations for gathering in person right now. Virtual career events or fairs are one highly effective way to continue to interact with candidates right now.

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8 Articles for Recruiters to Read This Month

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We know there are countless articles about coronavirus and its effects on hospitals, doctors and clinical administrators - and society at large. We also know that you’re busy and don’t have time to sift through the thousands of articles right now. So, we thought we’d share some favorite articles that our team has come across this past month (plus the top articles doctors are clicking on Doximity. 

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How to Make Your Candidate Experience Stand Out (Virtually)

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The current pandemic and this time of physical distancing has brought a number of changes to physician recruitment, and one of them is the way in which the candidate experience is delivered. Since potential candidates cannot do onsite interviews or visit facilities right now, the experience has primarily become a virtual one. 

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Why Locum Tenens Work is Crucial During the COVID-19 Crisis

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Locum tenens physicians have never been more important than they are right now. The COVID-19 crisis is impacting both the healthcare community’s demand for healthcare workers and poses a high risk to those workers of contracting the virus.

Even in normal times, communities often need support from locums practitioners to fill voids in staffing. Rural communities, for instance, report they’re concerned about handling the increased patient demand because their populations are generally older and sicker than those in urban areas. Plus, they have less access to health care, per Physicians Practice.

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Why Psychiatrists are Essential During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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We all face challenges in life that can impact our mental health – and this is especially true during these strange times. One in five people in the U.S. will experience a mental illness during their lifetime (per the National Alliance on Mental Illness), and data now shows depression and anxiety are becoming more common since the coronavirus began. 

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7 Tips to Avoid a Slump While Working from Home

Posted by Doximity TF Team

In early March, we shared an article with some tips on how to work from home. It’s been a while, so we wanted to provide some updated tips and ideas to stay motivated and productive during this challenging time.

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How Medical Students are Joining the Battle Against COVID-19

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The U.S. now has more reported coronavirus cases than any country in the world, and hospitals and healthcare facilities are relying on healthcare workers like never before.

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What Recruiters Should Know About the Physician Shortage During COVID-19

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Now more than ever, hospitals need physicians and healthcare workers to combat COVID-19. With a physician shortage already in existence, states are getting especially creative – loosening licensing rules to give healthcare workers with clinical skills the ability to help where needed, allowing out-of-state physicians to practice right away, asking retired physicians to volunteer, allowing medical students to be involved, and more (per NPR).

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How to Make the Most of Virtual Interviews

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Given the current climate, onsite interviews may seem like a thing of the past. Until we are able to travel and meet face-to-face again, virtual interviews may be the new norm. 

Although it can be challenging to replicate the connection that accompanies face-to-face meetings, there are many ways to make the most of virtual interviews with candidates. Below are some tips to continue interviewing and hiring high-quality candidates during this time.

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