Why hiring “culture add" candidates beats hiring “culture fit” candidates every time

Posted by Doximity TF Team

For years, hiring for “culture fit” – finding candidates who fit into an organization’s culture – was the word of the day, but it has fallen out of favor. While prevailing wisdom once suggested that finding candidates who fit your company culture was the right way to hire, it’s become fraught with issues. If you rely on culture fit hiring, it can undermine your organization’s diversity and even shut people out based on their backgrounds.

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Filed under tips for physician recruitment, recruiting culture add candidates, diversity in healthcare

Why Empathy is the Most Important Skill a Recruiter Can Have

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Empathy has become an essential skill for business leaders. It’s a clear positive for working with people, and numerous reports now show that empathy is essential for everything from innovation to retention. 

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Filed under tips for physician recruitment, learning empathy, critical recruiter skills

5 Steps for Planning Coverage During the Physician Shortage

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Hiring and retaining staff is the #1 challenge for recruiters, hospitals, and healthcare facilities in 2022. We offered some tips in a previous article to ensure you’re recruiting, hiring, and retaining top physicians, but are you planning for coverage, too? 

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Filed under Growing U.S. physician shortage, tips for physician recruitment

4 Physician Reading Trends We’re Seeing on Doximity

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This article was originally published on Doximity Hospital Solutions

While COVID cases are down in all 50 states, the most recent surge triggered an influx of activity at healthcare facilities across the country. Physicians are scrambling for up-to-date information to keep their patients healthy and that’s led to a dramatic uptick in COVID-related articles read on Doximity. Understanding what’s of interest to physicians can help you be a more effective partner to candidates. Here are the top four trends we’re seeing.

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Quick: What’s the #1 Challenge for Physician Recruiters in 2022?

Posted by Doximity TF Team

The U.S. faces a significant healthcare staffing shortage that goes well beyond the physician shortage – nurses, providers, and even call center agents are in short supply. According to a recent article from Becker’s Hospital Review, almost 13 percent (772 of 6,004) of U.S. hospitals are experiencing critical staffing shortages, while nearly 22 percent (1,305 of 6,004) of hospitals reported anticipating shortages in the next week. It’s not easy running a hospital or a healthcare facility, and pipeline challenges brought on by the pandemic leading to widespread burnout haven’t made it any easier.

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Filed under physician retention, tips for physician recruitment

Doximity’s 5th Annual Compensation Report: Top 5 Facts for Recruiters

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Due to the vulnerabilities our healthcare system has been subject to, the last few years left many doctors feeling burned out, with some leaving the profession altogether. We’re facing a shortage of medical talent (Doximity’s new compensation survey underscores this concern), so physician recruiters must have an accurate view of physician compensation. That’s why the newly released 5th Annual Compensation Report is one of Doximity’s most important releases yet.

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The Top 10 Most-Read and Loved Blog Articles of 2021

Posted by Doximity TF Team

We know you have a busy schedule that doesn’t leave you with much time on your hands, so in case you missed a blog post (or two) from Doximity in 2021, we’ve created a round-up of the most-read and shared articles of the year. We’ve even offered up a quick summary if you still don’t have time to read the entire article!

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Filed under tips for physician recruitment, must-read articles

The Physician Shortage: What Recruiters Should Know

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Concerns that the nation faces a looming physician shortage, particularly in primary care specialties, have been a point of discussion for years now. Physician recruiters have been in the trenches with a full understanding of where the workforce is coming up short, but do you have a clear understanding of the issues at hand?

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Filed under Growing U.S. physician shortage, rural physician shortage, tips for physician recruitment

Recruiting in the Era of Misinformation: 7 Things You Can Do to Stop the Spread

Posted by Doximity TF Team

We live in an era of instant information. The internet has revolutionized communication and changed the way we live. What’s more, people proactively select the information they want, and that’s created an era of instant sharing; we immediately share content, and sometimes content is shared without reading it thoroughly or doing any fact-checking. 

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Filed under physician recruitment tips, tips for physician recruitment, how to share information responsibly

What Physician Diversity and the Physician Shortage Mean for Rural Recruitment

Posted by Doximity TF Team

The American population is becoming more diverse. The chance that two people chosen at random are from a different race or ethnic group increased exponentially since the last U.S. Census. However, it probably won’t come as a surprise that the physician workforce hasn’t followed suit. Among the many stats, Black and Hispanic Americans account for nearly a third of the population, (per the U.S. Census Bureau), yet only 10% of them are doctors (per the AAMC) As for current medical students, just under 11% are Black or Hispanic (also per the AAMC). 

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Filed under Recruiting physicians for rural America, Growing U.S. physician shortage, tips for physician recruitment

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