During the first week of last June, I had the opportunity to attend BIO 2018. While I was there, I noticed a worrying trend that we all need to be aware of. During sessions, I went to three fireside chats, a couple panel discussions, and some other talks.… Read more
How Do You Handle the Hiring Process with Candidates Who Test Positive for Cannabis Use?
Today I am going to answer the question about whether or not you can discriminate against somebody that holds a medical marijuana card and tests positive for cannabis in their system. Federally, it is not protected to have a medical marijuana card because marijuana is still prohibited under federal law.… Read more
Finding Your Organization’s Cultural Match
Today, I have some thought-provoking points for you to consider regarding the employee shortage. Each day, 10,000 baby boomers retire from their careers, and many millennials are starting to join the workforce. However, coaching and teaching this new generation takes time, so they aren’t a direct replacement for those who… Read more
The Latest Healthcare Recruiting News and Information
Today we just wanted to speak a little bit about the numbers we’re seeing in the marketplace. Right now, there are over 10,000 people leaving the workforce a day across all industries. That’s creating quite a challenge, especially in skilled nursing and senior housing. We have a growing demographic of… Read more
How Will These 2 Gaps In the Market Impact Us?
The Govig Biopharma team has recently noticed two significant gaps impacting our market. The first is the skill gap left by baby boomers who are retiring. The market as a whole is losing professionals at a rate of approximately 10,000 a day. This is expected to continue for about the next… Read more
What Can You Do About a Company’s Bad Reputation?
Today, we’ll talk about how to approach a company that has a negative reputation both from the candidate’s and client’s perspective. If you are a candidate looking at a company that has a tougher reputation in the market, the first thing we recommend is working with a recruiter. Talk to… Read more
Complete Your Annual Career Inventory With 4 Easy Steps
There are four important steps you need to follow in order to do your annual career inventory. First, look at your current career today and ask yourself: Are you challenged? Are there possibilities for promotion in the future and are you well-positioned in terms of having an advocate internally who… Read more
The United State’s Growing Mental Health Problem
Over the past year, I have noticed a few trends related to mental and behavioral health. This area of healthcare has become more highly discussed in the United States recently. Mental disorders (e.g., bipolar disorder and schizophrenia) and behavioral disorders (e.g., addiction) have been making headlines with increasing frequency. Even… Read more
How to Attract Millennials in the Workforce
Today, I’d like to talk to you about three things that I recommend to hiring authorities when looking to attract and employ millennial talent in today’s workforce. As many of you may know, the millennial generation is currently the biggest generation in today’s workforce and will continue to be for… Read more
How LEED certifications can impact your organization
Today, I’m here to discuss LEED certification and how it can impact your organization. “Green building practices” is one of the most popular buzzwords in today’s market, and with good reason. Did you know that it’s estimated that over $200 billion is going to be spent on green projects in… Read more