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5 Top Healthcare Staffing Trends for 2016

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 29, 2016 8:00:00 AM

2016 is already promising some new healthcare staffing trends, some of them great and some of them not-so-promising. As always, there's a lot to be said and done about the growing change in the healthcare system, and what that means for healthcare leaders.

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Topics: Benefits of a Staffing Firm, Healthcare, Staffing & Onboarding

Why Being Fired Isn't a Career Ending Event

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 11, 2015 8:00:00 AM

One big fear that many of us have for our careers is that dreaded, two-word phrase: "You're fired." Most of us see it as a blow that will set us back and make it hard to find another job or remain in our career track. However, you actually should not fear this phrase at all, and instead, learn to embrace it.

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

Education: School Districts Turn to Staffing Agencies for Teachers

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 9, 2015 8:00:00 AM

The education industry has found itself needing to evolve with the changing times and have begun utilizing staffing agencies in order to find teachers for their schools. Currently many schools are suffering from a substitute teacher shortage.

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Topics: Benefits of a Staffing Firm, Education

Considering Outsourcing Your Healthcare Staffing? Learn the Benefits

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 5, 2015 8:00:00 AM

In today's competitive marketplace, increasingly more companies are choosing to outsource staffing. However, outsourcing the recruiting and hiring process is still new to many other companies, who don't fully understand the benefits of using a staffing firm over traditional hiring methods.

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Topics: Benefits of a Staffing Firm, Staffing & Onboarding

Healthcare Staffing Celebrates National Staffing Employee Week

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 15, 2014 8:00:00 AM

When a hospital or long term care facility is under staffed, everyone suffers. The patients can see longer wait times, or feel like the medical staff they interact with are distracted or overwhelmed. Doctors, nurses and supporting staff struggle to keep everything going smoothly when there are jobs that need filled at their practice.

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Topics: Benefits of a Staffing Firm, Staffing & Onboarding

Working with a Home Health Aide: What You Should Know

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

According to information provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics, as more baby boomers reach retirement age and the elderly population grows, the demand for home health aides is expected to increase much faster than the average job. A 48 % increase in workers in this field is expected by 2022, when there will be about 1,299,300 home health aides in the nation.

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Topics: Benefits of a Staffing Firm, Behavioral Health

How Staffing Agencies Can Help You Manage Healthcare Reform

Posted by Brian Spence on Jun 3, 2014 8:00:00 AM

Provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have been rolling out slowly over the past few years. Some of the more favorable provisions include children being able to remain on their parents health insurance policies until they reach the age of twenty-six; screenings for diseases like breast, colon, and prostate cancer, among others, are now provided with no co-pay required; and children with pre-existing conditions cannot be denied insurance coverage.

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Topics: Benefits of a Staffing Firm, Staffing & Onboarding

Why Recruiting Firms Should be a Part of Your Staffing Strategy

Posted by Brian Spence on Apr 16, 2014 8:00:00 AM

It may seem self-serving to write an article about why a recruiting firm should be part of your staffing strategy. However, with the myriad of online career communities, I thought it would be prudent to raise a few issues about what separates professional recruiters from LinkedIn, for example.

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Topics: Benefits of a Staffing Firm

When It Makes Sense to Have Temporary Staff

Posted by Brian Spence on Apr 7, 2014 9:58:00 AM

Whether you have a start-up that you just created or you are a huge corporation, one of the most crucial decisions you have to make is whether to designate positions as permanent jobs or temporary.  On the one hand, temporary staff are cheaper and easier to maintain. On the other hand, having permanent workers builds a stronger relationship between the individual(s) and the employer. Here are some factors that tip the balance in the favor of hiring temporary workers.

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Topics: Benefits of a Staffing Firm, Behavioral Health, Healthcare, Staffing & Onboarding

5 Things About Healthcare Staffing Firms Job Seekers Must Know

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

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.

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

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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.