Good news … a recent Staffing Industry Analysts articlecontinues to support a very positive outlook for the healthcare recruitment industry in 2015.However, with a strengthening industry, the available candidate pool will only continue to tighten. I remain confident we will maintain our vigilance to stay ahead as evident in our recent end-of-year performance, continued sales momentum, and sourcing strategy and tactic exploration.Here’s to a great year ahead …
HEALTHCARE EMPLOYERS’ 2015 PLANS INCLUDE TEMPS, WAGE INCREASE
Nearly half of healthcare employers, 47 percent, plan to hire temporary or contract workers in 2015, according to a survey from CareerBuilder. Of those, 52 percent plan to hire those contract or temporary workers on a permanent basis.
The survey also found 35 percent of healthcare hiring managers plan to add full-time, permanent healthcare employees this year and 80 percent plan to raise wages for current employees; 64 percent will offer higher starting salaries for new employees.
Four in five healthcare employers plan to increase salaries for existing employees in 2015. Sixty-two percent of employers plan an increase of up to 4 percent in salaries, 12 percent of healthcare employers plan to increase salaries by 5 percent to 9 percent, and 6 percent of healthcare employers plan to increase salaries by 10 percent or more. Read More.