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Healthcare Compliance and Integrity Issues: How You Can Be the First to Know

Posted on: April 19th, 2017 by Liz Sheffield

Compliance issues can be problematic in the healthcare industry —HIPAA violations, Medicare fraud, drug diversions, falsifying records, ethical issues, and work environment concerns are all important. Any concerns in these areas or others must be monitored and addressed; however, some compliance issues faced by the healthcare industry for example, consistently mixing medication incorrectly, can be…

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Gaining Real Results from Your Employee Engagement Data

Posted on: December 14th, 2016 by Liz Sheffield

Everybody is talking about employee engagement. It’s no wonder why: the statistics and research around engagement aren’t very positive. In fact, according to some sources, they’re almost abysmal: Only 34.1% of U.S. workers are engaged (according to Gallup) Two-thirds of Millennials express a desire to leave their organizations by 2020 (according to Deloitte) 54% of…

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360 Degree Feedback: What Makes It Work

Posted on: September 27th, 2016 by Liz Sheffield

Imagine an organization in which executives aren’t working as a team. Or a manager who has difficulty working with a member of her team, but has no idea why. Without any input, insight, or advice from others, it’s nearly impossible for these individuals to improve their performance. That’s where 360 degree feedback can help—it identifies…

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Nursing Shortage Statistics

Posted on: January 19th, 2016 by Liz Sheffield

Nursing is one of the fastest-growing occupations—by 2022, it’s estimated there will be a need for 3.44 million nurses in the United States. Unfortunately, while the demand for nurses is increasing, the RN population is shrinking. Healthcare organizations must address the nursing shortage by examining the data and addressing issues that lead to job dissatisfaction…

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Improve Employee Engagement by Serving Team Leaders

Posted on: November 17th, 2015 by Liz Sheffield

“Work today doesn’t happen in an org chart, it happens in dynamic teams,” Marcus Buckingham told the audience during his opening keynote at the 18th Annual HR Technology Conference. Each year 8,000+ HR leaders from around the world gather at the popular HR Technology Conference to learn about innovative ways in which they can get…

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Collect Better Employee Feedback with Phone Interviews

Posted on: October 12th, 2015 by Liz Sheffield

Providing feedback in their own words is important to employees, and the detailed and actionable data that feedback provides is invaluable to organizations. We often hear from our client organizations that the feedback we gather substantiates or disproves their own hypotheses and illuminates areas of the organization resources could be better spent on, providing a…

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How New Hire Check Ins Reduce Turnover

Posted on: August 28th, 2015 by Liz Sheffield

I don’t include the second “real job” I had on my resume. I’d worked there for five days when I turned in my resignation. I couldn’t wait to get out the door. Since then I’ve spent more than 10 years working in the world of talent management and human resources. I now understand that I…

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