Healthcare HR Content
Rayanne Thorn
September 12, 2017

Not Much Has Changed

When I first started recruiting in healthcare fifteen plus years ago, it seemed like all that was talked about was the nursing shortage. The conversation is ongoing and, sadly, hasn’t changed much. This Healthcare HR trending topic is addressed by many – the topic is addressed – but, not the issue.

Employee Engagement > Retention

For many years, we have been talking about how employer branding and employee engagement leads to the retention of quality talent.

“The talent shortage isn’t going to go away any time soon, but just like any other industry, healthcare can look to leverage partners to assist with systems and best practices to attract the kind of people you need..” – Dan White, President of Workforce Solutions at AMN Healthcare

Tune in for the second part of the podcast series, “Healthcare HR in Crisis” with


Rayanne Thorn
September 10, 2017

Why I Care

My first “HR” job, if you will, was as a sourcer for a healthcare-specific executive search firm. This job changed my life. No, seriously. Several things happened.

I fell in love with recruiting, every part of it — EXCEPT telling someone that they didn’t get the job – that remains, to this day, one of the “work duties” I have disliked most. After having spent 20 years in the dental field, I transitioned easily to healthcare, and really grew to the love the business of healthcare. I realized that I had a mind for business and I quickly changed my major from Education (I had wanted to teach junior high – I know – I’m nuts!) to Business and adjusted mind-blowingly quickly to a corporate mindset. The sales professional in me found a new and exciting home


Dovetail HR
May 19, 2016

Dovetail sponsors 3-part series with Healthcare HR Expert Jay Kuhns

Series: Healthcare HR Check-Up Key Point Podcast

Episode 1

Jay Kuhns, VP of Healthcare Strategy at Kinetix HR addresses Employer Branding for Healthcare HR in Part 1 of quick-hit podcast, key point podcast.

“I’m seeing a lot of HR departments wanting to be more contemporary…, and I am seeing this as a newer phenomenon. ” – Jay Kuhns

Jay addresses Perceived Risks from Change to Healthcare HR Today and how some senior leaders often feel insecure or threatened by colleagues who have kept up with technology in this Part 2 of quick-hit podcast, key point podcast.

“Embarrassingly easy way to start – you can automatically post content,  your own organization’s content – approved and vetted content from your organization’s marketing department is an easy way to re-purpose content to benefit the


Dovetail HR
April 18, 2016

Healthcare HR Webinar: Tips, Tricks, & Trends Originally recorded Thursday, May 5, 2016

Healthcare HR Trends have shifted with the rapid change in how we work and communicate having a significant impact on key parts of Healthcare HR.

In this recorded webinar, learn the impact of technology and social media on your Healthcare HR practice: understand the trends and learn some quick tips & tricks, plus get some advice from experts with a passion for Healthcare HR.

— The Changes to Internal Communications as a result of new technology and social media.
— Using Social Media to Benefit your Employer Brand and learning how other hospitals and healthcare organizations are changing to benefit their hiring & retention practices.
— Addressing the Risks and Objections that executives, colleagues, or peers may have when it comes to the shifts in


Rayanne Thorn
March 15, 2016

Why Healthcare HR?

Dovetail Software is committed to expanding our reach and information share to HR departments in specific industries that include Healthcare, Higher Education, Hospitality, and Retail.

With each of these industries, as well as with our healthcare clients, comes  a level of responsibility to understand the particular challenges to talent management in hospitals and healthcare organizations

Dovetail is excited to share what we have learned and provide content that benefits not only our clients but all those who face Healthcare HR head-on.  We look forward to sharing unique blogs, podcasts, white papers, webinars, and case studies specific to Healthcare Human Resources.

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