From a long-term view, the healthcare industry and healthcare hiring has been one of the strongest employment forces. According to KCTV.com, this massive giant added a whopping 374,000 jobs in 2016 and achieved its lowest unemployment level (2.6 %) in the last nine years. And with budgeting season just around the corner, many healthcare employers are trying to take a hard look at their numbers and needs in order to address issues of recruitment, retention, and employee satisfaction including:
Health Leaders Media reflects on the incongruity of the uncertainty of the healthcare environment under the new political administration. Yahoo Finance also does but recognizes that the continued need and growth of the aging population requires that there be more, not less, healthcare opportunities. So what options or opportunities do hiring executives or recruiters have to consider as they prepare to budget for the coming year?
In the next few months, as healthcare budgets are sorted and finalized and as we see the trending changes in the upcoming healthcare environment, taking steps to maximize the return on investment in employees makes a lot of common sense.
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