Healthcare Talent Shortage: Part 4 - How Technology Can Help

Oct 25, 2022

When it comes to recruiting, some things have fallen out of fashion – paper resumes, anyone? While other tried and true tactics still work, like networking – it’s true, getting a job is often about who you know. These days, technology plays a pivotal role in helping recruiters find the perfect match, and applicant tracking systems and professional social media platforms are at the top of the heap. 


Applicant Tracking Systems

Every recruiter knows that being organized is essential to the hiring process. Keeping track of applicants, performing screens, scheduling interviews and checking references is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to tracking applicants.  Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)  like Greenhouse, Taleo, Bullhorn and Zoho can help streamline the entire hiring process from searching for candidates to onboarding new recruits. 

Regardless of the size of your organization, the speed at which you need to hire, or the number of candidates you need to find, an ATS is essential to keeping the hiring process organized and on track. 

Professional Social Media Platforms

The other essential tool for hiring is professional social media platforms and job boards like LinkedIn, Indeed, and Glassdoor. 

LinkedIn is a great tool for broadcasting open positions to your personal professional network – after all, the best candidates are often already in your network. In addition, LinkedIn is a great place to peep candidates' accomplishments and peer recommendations. 

Indeed’s giant database of applicants is well worth your time. In addition to the vast number of potential applicant eyes you’ll receive on free job posts, Indeed offers video tools and can automate up to 70% of the hiring process. 

And finally, Glassdoor is great for helping maintain your company or organization's reputation. Remember, candidates are interviewing you too. Luckily, Glassdoor can help you put your best face forward with reputation management tools and can help you compare your business to others to stay competitive. 

The Best Recruitment Tool for Healthcare? 

Why Inline, of course! 

Over the past 20 years, Inline has developed the deepest databases in the healthcare industry to help organizations locate hard-to-find specialists, nurses, and other practitioners. And we store and manage it all in our proprietary tracking system.

Our expert-level recruiters use their years of experience to help during every step of the recruitment and hiring process. The result? A pipeline of the highest-quality practitioners who are prepped and ready for your current and future needs. 

If you’re looking for help, you’ve come to the right place. Learn more about Inline’s platform options and how we can help you find the perfect match. Learn more here.


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