It is crucial that healthcare HR leaders create a resilient strategy to help retain and recruit top talent while addressing external changes. HRO Today’s new Flash Report, the latest in a series that discusses ongoing research initiatives, explores current HR challenges in the healthcare industry to help you plan a successful talent strategy for 2021.

This HRO Today Flash Report, sponsored by Cielo, highlights how healthcare HR leaders are contending with an unprecedented surge in demand for their expertise and services. Those demands include acquiring the right talent to provide care, concerns about employee engagement and burnout, and plans for a continuing remote workforce. The report also looks at the financial saving strategies that healthcare organizations have implemented and the biggest workforce concerns for the next year that HR leaders will be looking to address.

Key findings from the study include:

  • Healthcare organizations are facing reduced job applicant volume for clinical roles. Respondents indicated a decline in applications for surgical technicians/certified nurse assistants (52%) and nursing (45%).
  • The dominant driver supporting a continued virtual workforce is health and safety concerns, indicated by 83% of study participants, followed by employee preference at 50%.
  • In the next 12 – 18 months, organizations are examining partnership models that provide the most flexibility, with Total Talent being considered by 34% of respondents.

This timely insight can help healthcare HR leaders plan a resilient strategy to support their organization’s complex talent needs for 2021 and beyond.

Download the report to discover more.