July 26, 2019

3 Types of Leave Employees May Be Entitled to by Law

Most employees are entitled to take a temporary leave of absence from their workplace regardless of how it affects the employer. State regulations vary, but under federal law, your company may be required to grant three types of leave with few questions asked. Here's what you need to know as an employer.
July 17, 2019

3 Easy Ways to Boost Employee Engagement

Boosting employee engagement is one of the most effective ways to increase a company’s bottom line. A company that invests in employee engagement programs has enough manpower to adequately take care of its clients. It also has high retention rates. Many employers know they need employee engagement programs, but they’re not sure where to start. The following three employee engagement ideas count as excellent programs to start with.
July 16, 2019

Tips for Avoiding Discrimination Accusations in the Workplace

Discrimination lawsuits are costly, time-consuming, and generate bad press. While basic measures such as a strict anti-discrimination policy and training employees on avoiding discrimination are helpful, they may not be enough to protect a business from accusations of discrimination. Luckily, there are other policies and practices a business can implement to help avoid these accusations. 
July 9, 2019

3 Ways Employers Can Support Employees with Children

Attracting and keeping great talent is a key factor in running a successful health care practice. Patients often base their willingness to return to a practice on their experience interacting with practitioners from whom they've received care or treatment. With rising costs of day care and lack of support from employers, often, talented young parents will opt to stay at home or take a step back in their careers to focus on raising a family. To keep young professional parents engaged, here are three ways employers can support employees with children.
May 29, 2019

3 Reasons Your Healthcare Business Should Provide Interpretation Services

There is no question that working in the healthcare field has its share of challenges. There are a lot of demands and the hours are often irregular. Moreover, perhaps one challenge you have not considered, would be all of the unique individuals you might encounter. Even if you are a people person, this can be a difficult proposition simply because not everyone has the same background as you. For instance, how would you handle a situation where you encounter someone who does not speak English as their first language? If you are bilingual, this may not necessarily be a problem. However, if you do not have bilingual staff, you should strongly consider the usefulness of an interpretation service. Here is why:
April 25, 2019

Healthcare: Should You Hire for Education or Experience?

The field of medical human resources is definitely full of both its rewards and challenges. Ask anyone in this field, and they will tell you that one of the most ever-present debates would be: Do you hire based on someone’s education or experience? Of course, some counter with another question: Should you hire based on a little bit of both education and experience? Here are some benefits of both of these advantages and how they can be an asset to your hiring procedures.
March 24, 2019

3 Essential Positions You Need in Your Healthcare Practice

In order to run an efficient healthcare business, you'll need to fill three key positions. If you hire the right candidates, the process of treating patients while maintaining the highest level of customer service won't be a hassle.
March 11, 2019

What Healthcare Providers Should Look for When Hiring Medical Assistants

Private healthcare practices need the best mix of talent to function smoothly, but between licensed medical staff and administrative personnel exists a gap that is ideally filled by someone with a grasp of both the clinical and clerical ends of medicine — a medical assistant. Not all medical assistants, however, receive the same training, and some won’t have the right blend of education and soft skills to be a good fit in every setting. When hiring, here’s what you should look for.
March 4, 2019

3 Common Pain Points in Healthcare Practices

Keeping a medical practice running smoothly and ensuring the satisfaction of both employees and patients can be a challenging endeavor. There are a lot of moving pieces that need to align to ensure the greatest success. With proper management, attention to detail and careful planning, a highly effective healthcare practice can be designed and maintained. Here are three common pain points that arise in healthcare practices and how to avoid them.