Insider recruitment survey results, further insight

The Insider surveyed its audience following the release of a study published by Health Affairs in July, showing unexpected growth in the nursing workforce. Read on to find out how the survey results compare to the national numbers released in the new report, as well as how fellow recruitment strategies are anticipated to be affected by the study’s suggestion that nursing shortages may come years later than previously expected.
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INSIDER INSIGHT: While Insider survey results may not reflect a national picture — only 14.8 percent of your nursing staff is 56

‘Shared values’ approach retains top talent, article states

Corporations are being addressed in a recent article published by the Society for Human Resource Management which calls for them to adopt broader missions that value the health and wellness of employees to attract and retain top talent. 

“Shared Values: The Next Step in Corporate Wellness” is authored by EHE International President and COO Deborah McKeever and Edington Associates founder Dee Edington, PhD, according to a news release.

The authors say the gap between corporate and employee expectations is greater

Study: Nurses increasingly relying on mobile devices, social media

Nurse practitioners are increasingly relying on mobile devices, social media and the Internet in general to complete their everyday professional tasks, according to a study released today. Sixty-five percent of the 5,000+ nurses included in the “Wolters Kluwer Nurse Mobile Survey” said they currently use a mobile device for professional purposes at work. In addition, 95% of healthcare organizations allow nurses to consult websites and other online resources to access clinical information. 

“These findings largely mirror what we

Report: Recruiter demand increases; healthcare field ranks No. 3

A report released today by WANTED Analytics shows what types of recruiters are in the most demand and identifies healthcare as the third most-advertised field in the last month.

In the last 30 days, “Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations” ranked No 3. out of 10 fields showing the highest recruiter demand. No. 1 was “Sales and Related Occupations,” while No. 2 was “Office and Administrative Support Occupations.”

The article, “What Types of Recruiters Are Most In-Demand?” also found that among human relations-related positions, recruiter was the second most

Nurse.com makes list of 4 most popular job boards for nurses

Nurse.com’s unique wealth of resources and ability to place the right nurses with the right employers are why the site is one of the top job boards for nurses, according to Recruitment Advisor. 

The Aug. 13 article by Mary Hiers, “The 4 Most Popular Job Boards for Nurses,” lauds Nurse.com’s easy-to-find job listings and prominently featured job search tool. Additional features that were highlighted include Nurse.com’s resume creator for nurses and its free career PROfiles, which act as a nurse’s virtual filing cabinet for

U.S. News Collects Data for Online Grad Nursing Programs

While citing a recent increase of distance education programs, U.S. News & World Report has announced that 2015 rankings will be expanded and that data collection has started for its 2015 Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs report.

U.S. News states that in two years, the number of distance education programs that schools self-reported to the publisher increased by more than 40 percent.

“Thanks to the growth of online nursing degree programs, students can advance their careers in one of the most

Press release: Nurse.com receives NAHCR IMAGE Media Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

HOFFMAN ESTATES, ILL. Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) — Nurse.com has received the 2014 NAHCR IMAGE Media Award for its coverage of a registered nurse who volunteered to serve in Afghanistan and deliver care in a remote region of the country.

The Nov. 11, 2013, article, written by freelancer Heather Stringer and assigned by National Editor Sallie Jimenez, is titled: “Deborah Lynn Redman, RN, wins international honor for her work with women in Asadabad.”

NICE Provides Guidelines on Safer Staffing Levels for Nurses in U.K.

New guidelines, to advise the National Health Service about safe staffing in England, focus on effective management measures, patient safety and workforce applications.

According to the announcement released by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, when each registered nurse cares for more than 8 patients, this indicates a signal to check that patients are not at risk of harm. 

The NICE guidelines state that patient needs must come first when making decisions about safe staffing