Category Archives: physician-recruitment

How to Make the Most Out of the 2017 ASPR Annual Conference

As many physician recruiters know, The Association of Staff Physician Recruiters (ASPR) Annual Conference is kind of a big deal. This year, the conference will take place from April 29th – May 3rd in San Diego. 

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A Healthcare Recruitment Microsite is Not as Micro As You May Think

When we concept microsites for clients they are often initially confused by the term “microsite.” While micro implies small, small is not entirely the case when it comes to some sites. For instance, healthcare recruitment microsites or healthcare careers microsites as some would call them are meant…

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How NOT to Write a Physician Job Description

Just recently, we were in a new business meeting with some savvy physician recruiters. In this meeting we discussed how our company rewrites physician job descriptions for our clients so that they don’t have to. However, one person brought up a great point. With certain high profile searches, there…

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How the Best Physician Recruiters Send LinkedIn Invites

Have you ever received a notification in your LinkedIn inbox that left your irked? Maybe you had met someone at a conference and they had seemed genuinely interested in connecting with you on LinkedIn? However, chances are that when you received said invitation it was decidedly underwhelming.  It…

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4 Trends Physician Recruiters Should Know for 2017

The 2016 ASPR In-House Physician Recruitment Benchmarking Report has been released and it contains many vital statistics for physician recruiters. According to the report summary, “A total of 155 organizations participated providing data for 398 in‐house physician recruiters and 6,515 active…

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Effective Physician Recruitment Marketing Tactics for 2016

The flipside of any negative situation is opportunity. Per Medscape’s Lifestyle Report 2016: Bias and Burnout research, physician burnout is at an all time high. In fact, “the highest percentages of burnout occurred in critical care, urology, and emergency medicine, all at 55%. Family medicine and…

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2016 Physician Recruitment Trends You Need to Know

As summer moves in so does the new recruitment season and according to the May/June issue of The New England Journal of Medicine's piece regarding "The Medicus Firm’s 2016 Provider Placement Summary", Primary Care is still the largest area of placement for physicians. In 2015, that summary reported…

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A Physician Incentive Plan that Works

When it comes to recruiting physicians, incentives are a key element in the process, but what incentives are the most valuable to them? How do you decide where to put your recruitment budget dollars? Well, the Merritt Hawkins’ 2016 Review of Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiting Incentives…

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Do You Have a Succession Plan for Your Physician Workforce?

We talk a lot about recruiting physicians, attracting new graduates and boosting company culture in order to build a stronger employer brand, but what is not often addressed is developing a succession plan. What will you do when your physicians start to retire?

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Physician Job Advertising That Will Pass the Blink Test

The age of mobile optimization (and therefore smaller screens) has made it absolutely crucial that job descriptions for physicians are blink test approved. So…what is the blink test? Well, it’s a 3-5 second time period that you have to capture the attention of a candidate. It’s not long! And, given…

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