We all know the challenges related to the skilled workforce shortage. How it raises the cost of hiring for niche skill sets and how it complicates the recruitment process especially in STEM fields. Multiply that difficulty ten-fold when engaging specialty clinicians in the hospital setting. Firms also face stiff cross-sector competition as well from insurance firms, pharmaceutical companies, and medical device manufacturers actively competing for talent in the healthcare field. Like most of us, healthcare companies need every edge possible to attract, engage and secure the talent needed to meet their strategic goals. Any TA team, from any industry can learn a lot from listening to their extreme recruiting scenarios – from highly specialized hiring to hourly volume hiring- from highly specialized hiring to hourly volume hiring.
Programmatically and technologically, Penn Med and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Medical Center address these challenges head on. Video interviewing technology takes a role in creating efficiency for the recruiters, easing time needed from internal hiring decision makers, and branding TA to the internal organization and externally to the market at large.