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Are These 8 Excuses Undermining Diversity at Your Hospital?

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In the healthcare field, every decision we make can be life-or-death for our patients. Knowing this, it’s hard to believe that racial or cultural biases could ever undercut skill and experience when it comes to hiring.

But as Forbes magazine pointed out in a recent article, statistics show otherwise. Our biases always find a way to creep in, even if we don’t realize it. So we create excuses like the ones below to help ourselves feel like it’s not our fault.

Ensuring this doesn’t happen requires self-reflection and a willingness to change even your most basic assumptions. Start by asking yourself if you make the following eight excuses when reviewing candidates. Then, you’ll be ready to start making real progress toward eliminating biases in your hiring practices.

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How to Leverage Evidence-Based Hiring for Your Hospital

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Healthcare is changing, and the old ways of running a hospital are quickly becoming obsolete. Which, of course, means the old ways of hiring talent are becoming obsolete as well.

In the new healthcare landscape, it has become vital that hospital hiring managers look beyond strong technical skills to find qualities that don’t show up on a résumé. Things like caring, compassion and an understanding of how to collaborate with others.

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How Nurse Executives are Evolving to Keep Pace with Healthcare

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Healthcare transformation requires in-depth knowledge of how hospitals work at all levels. And as anyone who regularly visits HealthCareerCenter.com knows, nurses know how hospitals work.

For this reason, a growing number of hospital leadership teams are giving nurse executives a seat at the table as they debate high-level strategic decisions. Their goal? To use nurse executives’ real world insights to find smarter, more efficient methods that can help their organizations manage population health and keep up with the field’s rapid changes.

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The 3 Most Important New Trends for Nurse Hiring

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The past several years have seen a remarkable transformation in the healthcare field. Now that the first quarter of 2017 is over, we can already tell that this year will have even more changes in store.

At HealthCareerCenter.com, one shift, in particular, has caught the eyes of our career experts: Nurse hiring managers are evolving to keep up with the rapidly changing field. They’re developing fresh hiring practices that are more in-step with healthcare’s new criteria for quality care and finding innovative ways to identify and reward talent.

If you’re wondering when these changes will begin affecting you, the truth is, they already are. Here are the three biggest trends driving hiring changes this year, and how you can turn them into your advantage.

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Report: Healthcare Talent Scan – Explore the Healthcare Employment Landscape

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All hospitals and health systems are dealing with rapid change and each year at HealthCareerCenter.com, we compile research findings from the field’s most trusted sources to keep you up-to-date on the staffing trends and evolving dynamics that are shaping the healthcare talent landscape. With those findings and our expertise in healthcare workforce, we’re excited to release this year’s report – the 2017 Healthcare Talent Scan.

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