You most likely heard about the shortage of skilled healthcare professionals and that careers in this industry continue to be among the most demanded. What can Recruiters do to enhance their hiring strategy for sourcing healthcare talent? Recruiters can source talent in locations that have shorter than average posting periods and in locations that have the best recruiting conditions.
Average Posting Period Heat Map for Healthcare Jobs
Our heat map of average posting periods above shows that Hot Springs, AR has the longest posting period for healthcare positions. In this location job ads are posted online for up to 12 weeks. That's twice as long as the national average of 6 weeks. In comparison, Dothan, AL has the shortest average posting period. In this metropolitan area, job ads are posted online and resumes collected over 20 days, about 3 weeks. Other cities with shorter than average posting periods include Blacksburg (VA), Limar (OH), Johnstown (PA), St. George (UT).
Hiring Scale Heat Map for Healthcare Professionals
Our Hiring Scale heat map above shows that Fairbanks, AK currently has the most difficult recruiting conditions. On the other hand, cities with the most favorable recruiting conditions include Goshen (IN), Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux (LA), Columbus (IN), and Weirton-Steubenville (WV). Even though, job ads are posted for a longer period in Hot Springs, (AR), the Hiring Scale indicates that hiring conditions are still less difficult than average in this city.
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