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Why laughter is important for physician candidates (and their recruiters)

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Humor has the power to heal at every level, yet if you ask most physicians or recruiters to think of one word to describe a hospital they probably won’t say, “humorous.” Laughter is a powerful antidote for pain, stress, and even conflict, though. In fact, nothing works faster at bringing balance to your mind and body than laughter.

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Filed under humor in medicine month, school of therapeutic humor, laughter is the best medicine, humor can improve a patient’s outlook, the Gesundheit Institute

Doximity's 2019 Physician Compensation Report: Takeaways For Recruiters

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Physicians play a central role in delivering care, and in today’s market – where a crisis of medical talent looms large – physician recruiters need an accurate view of how physicians are compensated.

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Filed under Physician compensation across specialties, Physician compensation in the U.S., How physicians are compensated, Doximity's 3rd annual compensation report, physician compensation across gender, physician compensation across cities

Why identifying soft skills can help recruiters separate a good physician candidate from a great one.

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Good communication is a “soft skill” that’s essential for building great relationships. It’s important for physicians to communicate effectively with patients and their families, plus honing communication can lead to stronger relationships with colleagues and vendors, too. In fact, soft skills are often what separates a good physician from a great one.

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Filed under Social Recruiting, Soft skills complement hard skills, What soft skills mean in physician recruitment, interpersonal skills

11 Things NOT to do in your Job Posts

Posted by Doximity TF Team

With thousands of job posts out there for doctors to view these days, getting interest in your job can feel like a near impossible task.

It’s obvious that physicians are in high demand, but perhaps what’s less obvious are the nuances and subtleties in every job post that can either attract or detract physicians from that particular opportunity. While often we like to focus on the positives about your job, it’s also important to be aware of these pitfalls, so you can avoid them.

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Filed under job posts on Doximity Talent Finder, supercharged job posts, optimizing job posts

The Recruiter's Guide to Content Marketing

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Mastering the art of communication is key to your success as a physician recruiter. Healthcare is one of the fastest growing industries in the country, but there aren’t enough skilled healthcare professionals to fill the gap. That means your competition is fierce, so you need to differentiate yourself as a recruiter. That’s where content marketing comes in.

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Filed under Content Marketing for Recruiters, Employer Branding, Your Personal Brand as a Recruiter, Guide to Content Marketing, Differentiate Yourself as a Recruiter

Is Your Candidate a Fit for Telemedicine? Five Questions to Consider

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Last year, more than 15 million Americans received some kind of medical care remotely, per The American Telemedicine Association and the industry is predicted to continuing growing in 2019.

Of course, practicing telemedicine requires a different set of skills than practicing traditional medicine and it’s important that physician recruiters are able to decipher this during candidate interviews.  So next time you're interviewing a candidate for a telemed position, try to keep these questions in mind to help determine if your candidate is a fit:

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Filed under telemedicine, American Telemedicine Association, Do doctors want to be telemedicine providers?, Recruiting for telemedicine, Spotlight on Telemedicine, social physician recruiting, global telemedicine market

Our 2018 Year in Review

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Happy New Year from the Doximity Talent Finder team! We hope everyone had a wonderful, restful holiday season and are ready to rock your recruiting efforts in this new year!

Doximity has come a long way to become THE professional online medical network. We had a lot of highlights in 2018, and here are a few that we're particularly excited to share. 

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Filed under social physician recruiting, 2018 accomplishments

Why the Future is Bright if You’re Recruiting Nurse Practitioners

Posted by Doximity TF Team

It’s a well-known fact that health officials are projecting a severe shortage of health care professionals over the next decade, but 2019 is looking bring for Nurse Practitioners (NPs) - and their recruiters. 

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Filed under Best & Worst States for NPs, Best Health Care Jobs, Recruiting Nurse Practitioners, Bureau of Labor Management Ranked States

The Talent Finder Guide to Recruiting Millennial Physicians

Posted by Doximity TF Team

The new year is quickly approaching, meaning final year residents will soon be embarking on their last semester of training and preparing to join the workforce. While this is an exciting time for graduating residents and physician recruiters alike, recruiters are facing a more challenging and competitive landscape to reach this group than ever before. 

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Filed under recruiting millennial physicians

Are Physicians Considering a Career Change? Here are 7 Facts You Should Know

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The physician employment landscape is shifting. More physicians are selling their private practices to become employees of hospitals and larger groups. In fact, 2016 marked the first year ever in which less than half of practicing physicians owned their own practices. While it’s still important, compensation is no longer the only factor for physicians who are seeking new career opportunities. What do physicians look for when they're seeking a career change? Where are they seeking those opportunities?

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Filed under physician career satisfaction, Career Navigator, career change

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