Rural Bound: Persuading Doctors to Work in Rural America

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It’s no secret that recruiting physicians for rural positions is a challenge. So, how do you encourage doctors to work in rural America? There are more and more reasons for doctors to choose a rural lifestyle including the chance to make a difference in a rural community, higher compensation as well as other financial incentives, and overall a better quality of life – both personally and professionally.

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Celebrating Heart Month: What To Know If You're Recruiting Cardiology Specialties

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February is American Heart Month, a federally designated event with one mission: the eradication of heart disease and stroke. Because the goal of American Heart Month is to ensure that people build healthier lives, we think it’s a great time to talk about the field of Cardiology. For physician recruiters, it’s important to know and understand the field and its distinct specializations.

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5+ Digital Resources for Physician Recruiters

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Whether you’re working in-house or recruiting for a staffing agency, you know it’s imperative to stay on top of best practices and the latest trends in recruitment. The world of the Internet can be overwhelming, but you need digital resources to stay competitive. We’ve shared a few ideas before, but we have some updated suggestions we think will land on your list of favorites.

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10 Perks of Being a Physician Recruiter

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It’s no secret that being a physician recruiter is a difficult job - it requires entrepreneurial spirit to be successful in recruiting and retaining great medical talent. Yet, most recruiters say they love what they do and the professional freedom that comes along with it. We talk to recruiters every day and have collected the top ten things they say they enjoy the most about their job:

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5 Ways Recruiters Can Kick Off the New Year Right

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It’s a new year and a new decade, and we think it's the perfect time to dig in and learn how to improve and perfect your recruitment strategy. What are your recruiting resolutions for 2020? We have a few ideas on how to kick the year off right.

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Why Knowing What Your Candidates Are Doing Online Will Help Your Recruiting

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Doctors are digital omnivores, so the best way to connect with them is through technology. Reports have shown that nearly three-quarters of physicians are using computers, smartphones, and tablets in their professional lives.

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7 Ways Recruiters Can Spice Up Holiday Greetings This Season

Posted by Doximity TF Team

The holidays may seem like a slow time to recruit, but the truth is engagement from clinicians is often quite high during the holidays – they, too, have some time off and are away from the usual grind. So, whatever you do, don’t halt your recruiting efforts during the end of the year. The holidays are also a perfect time to get a little more personal with your candidates. Here are a few ideas.

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Are You Doing These Things With Your Recruitment Tools?

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The old standby tools for physician recruiting (cold calling, posting to job boards while praying for a response, emailing and emailing again, and even attending medical conferences) just don’t offer the same returns they used to. The truth is, only about 11% of candidates are actively looking at new positions on job boards (per Doximity). What’s more, about 260 billion emails were sent and received each day in 2017, and that’s expected to grow to almost 320 billion emails daily in 2021. It’s not as frustrating as it sounds, though; utilizing your tools thoroughly can lead to more hires. Here are a few simple ideas: 

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Looking Within: The Value of Referrals From Your Organization

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Physician referrals have long been considered the holy grail of physician recruitment. Are you tapping into your organization for referrals? The clinicians at your organization can truly be gold since they know the culture and can identify other clinicians who would be a good fit. What’s more, if they love where they work, they’re often happy to communicate it in various ways. 

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Are you a Highly Effective Physician Recruiter?

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We’ve all been there. The recruiter who sits next to you got a great placement for that hard-to-fill job they’ve been working on for months. Another recruiting company beat you to the punch with that same candidate you were hoping to reach. What are they doing that you’re not? Even better question: what makes a highly effective physician recruiter? We’ve identified 7 common traits.

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