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5 Things About Healthcare Staffing Firms Job Seekers Must Know

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 27, 2014 8:45:00 AM

Healthcare Staffing Firm, Job Seeker, Career, Behavioral Health, Education

In today's job market, it can be especially difficult to find an opportunity that fits your specific expertise. This is why many Allied Health, Behavioral Health, Nursing, and Pharmacy professionals are taking a second look at working with healthcare staffing agencies to accomplish their career goals.  These entities are becoming extremely popular, and rightly so, for those looking to share their talents with a credible organization either on a temporary or full-time basis.

Has your job search process stalled?

Consider these top advantages that a healthcare staffing firm provides to get it going again. 

  1. Immediate Job Access: Staffing agencies work diligently to build trusting relationships with accredited organizations in your area. This gives the staffing agency the first pick for top jobs within your field. I some cases, the best jobs available are not posted online, but presented to agencies for review. If the agency has a professional that meets the needs of the organizations, they are given the first shot at the job.

  2. Specialized Placement: Choosing the right agency can make all the difference on your job search. Agencies that specialize in healthcare job placement know the ins-and-outs of the industry. This gives provides them with the proper insight for more lucrative placement. In addition, the recruiter will understand what will be expected of the candidate by the potential organization and possible compensation options.
     
  3. Access to Career Tools: A specialized agency that focuses solely on healthcare staffing understands your expertise and how it will benefit potential organizations. This provides recruiters with the inside track on perfecting your resume and brushing up on your interview skills.

  4. Extend Your Reach: Relocation is never easy and trying to find the right job close to your new home can be frustrating. If you are looking to relocate, or have just relocated, be sure to contact a recruiter who specifically services your area of choice. While you may have no contacts in the area in which you would like to relocate, your healthcare staffing agency will. This can help you land the right job more quickly and easily.

  5. Continued Support: Your recruiter is there to help you through your job search process. After you have secured a job with an organization, your recruiter continues to offer support. If an issue does arise regarding your assignment, your recruiter will be there to support your needs and help you reach your short and long term goals. For example, if you decide you would like to go full-time or scale back to part-time with a provider, your recruiter can help you adjust your status with an organization or provider..

At Staffing Plus, Inc., we know you have worked hard to get where you are. We look forward to helping you attain your professional goals with the organization that is right for you. Please contact us for more information on how to get started finding your dream job in the healthcare profession.

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Topics: Career Advice, Benefits of a Staffing Firm, Behavioral Health, Job Search Advice, Healthcare

Staffing Plus is a premier healthcare staffing firm that provides temporary, per diem, temp-to-hire and permanent Staffing Solutions for Behavioral Health, Education, and Healthcare settings. We have leveraged decades of experience to assist organizations with the challenges of managing their HR and Recruiting needs.