healthcare human resources
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


Dovetail HR
October 18, 2016

Mike Rude: SVP & CHRO at Option Care

Mike Rude, Senior Vice Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer at Option Care, talks about his work, the work that Option Care does, and the future of HR.

“The future of HR and the role that technology, in particular business analytics, will likely play in the human resources space over the next few years…, There’s so much data out there – what is the most relevant information and what are the relevant metrics – what are things that really have meaning to business outcomes – not just ‘things that can be measured’.  I’m not sure anyone has the silver bullet on the ideal set of business analytics.” 

Check out this great interview and learn what’s on Mike’s mind: The Futue of HR and the role of Tech in that Future The


Dovetail HR
May 23, 2016

Part 3 of series with HR Expert Jay Kuhns

Series: Healthcare HR Check-Up Key Point Podcast

Episode 3

Jay Kuhns, VP of Healthcare Strategy at Kinetix HR addresses Today’s Technology for Healthcare HR in Part 3 of quick-hit podcast, key point podcast.

The New Tools “I’ve been pushing myself to learn lately. The new tools that are redefining how executives transform their brands, their teams, and their organizations are exploding all around us. I know that if I do not stay current I will fail. We no longer have the cop-out options of having too many projects, too many meetings, or not enough time to keep up. When have effective leaders ever had ‘enough time?’ For God’s sake, stop saying that.” – Jay Kuhns from No Community – No Future

Jay addresses Technology Today in


Dovetail HR
May 20, 2016

Part 2 of series with Healthcare HR Expert Jay Kuhns

Series: Healthcare HR Check-Up Key Point Podcast

Episode 2

Jay Kuhns, VP of Healthcare Strategy at Kinetix HR addresses Taking Risks & the Fear of Change for Healthcare HR in Part 2 of quick-hit podcast, key point podcast.

“If we are not going to attract or retain the right talent, we have a failed business strategy.” – Jay Kuhns

Discussion Points for : How inaction hinders  growth and forward movement Getting so behind the times that disallows talent attraction Mitigating public ridicule and bullying from senior leadership The Fear and Risks of Change Healthcare is a Business, HR is part of that business

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


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


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