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Hospitals are facing a serious leadership gap.

As Baby Boomers Retire, Hospitals Face a Serious Leadership Gap

A painful vacuum looms as baby boom execs retire without preparing a new generation of leaders.

Every year, Ochsner Health System in New Orleans handpicks a dozen or so recent health care MBA graduates to enter its administrative residency program. The fellows spend a year rotating through different divisions in the system.

After the year is up, some participants clearly don’t fit the roles they had set out to fill. Continue reading >>

By in Generational Hiring, Health Care, Talent Acquisition

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A Clash of Ages: Bridging the Generation Gap in Health Care

How does the generation gap in health care affect hospitals and their  physician and nursing staffs? More importantly, what can health care employers do to make these effects positive?

ABOUT THIS SERIES: H&HN’s bimonthly “Generations in the Workplace” series focuses on the challenges of four generations of employees working side by side in the hospital. Over the course of 2013, H&HN examined their different expectations and work habits, and what it takes to maintain a spirit of good will and cooperation. Continue reading >>

By in Generational Hiring, Health Care

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Millennials Vs. Baby Boomers: Who ‘Won’ the Recession?

A new analysis from CareerBuilder and EMSI indicates that, when it comes to post-recession job recovery, baby boomers are leading the charge against millennials.

While the number of jobs held by baby boomers (individuals aged 55-64) grew 9 percent from 2007 to 2013, jobs held by millennials (individuals aged 25-34) have increased a mere .3 percent. In terms of numbers, that translates to a gain of 1.9 million jobs versus 110,000 jobs, respectively. Continue reading >>

By in Generational Hiring, Talent Factor

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An Interactive Map Of Boomers and Millennials in the Workforce

While Jay-Z and Solange Knowles recently grabbed headlines for engaging in a heated elevator tussle, baby boomers and millennials have also been battling it out — in the workforce, that is.

Following the recession, boomers have far outpaced millennials in the jobs recovery by taking up a growing share of the workforce while millennial employment has lagged quite significantly.

New analysis from CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. Continue reading >>

By in Economy, Generational Hiring

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4 Generations of Health Care Workers: How Can Hospitals Meet Their Needs?

With four distinct generations of health care workers bringing different expectations and behaviors to their jobs, hospitals are finding creative ways to meet their needs.

ABOUT THIS SERIES: H&HN’s bimonthly “Generations in the Workplace” series focuses on the challenges of four generations of employees working side by side in the hospital. Over the course of 2013, H&HN examined their different expectations and work habits, and what it takes to maintain a spirit of good will and cooperation. Continue reading >>

By in Generational Hiring, Health Care

Ageism in the workplace - don't think age; think life stage.

Ageism in the Workplace: Forget About Age — Think Life Stage

Forget about what you think you know about aging. You’ve heard the adage “Age is just a number,” right? Well, if you’re an employer, it may be worthwhile to reflect on the depth of that statement for a moment. There’s so much more to a person than his or her age, but it requires a fundamental shift in thinking to look beyond just the number. Continue reading >>

By in Diversity in the Workplace, Generational Hiring

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Ageism in the Workplace: What You Know About Older Workers Is Probably Wrong

The other day I was chatting with a group of friends about careers — career development, job satisfaction, work-life balance, how to change one’s career, etc. — when one of them (let’s call her Jane) said, “You’re so lucky, it’s too late for me to change jobs; no one will want me.” Jane has been working in the same field, and at the same company, for much of her adult life and feels it’s time for a change of jobs. Continue reading >>

By in Generational Hiring

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Three Things To Know About Hiring Millennials (That May Surprise You)

Think you’ve got your millennial hiring strategy figured out? Think again.

A recent Bentley University study on millennials in the workplace revealed some surprising details about America’s young professionals. While it has been said that millennials are lazy, feel privileged or have alternative work ethics than older professionals, there may be more to it than that.

Below are three key findings from the study, which will every recruiter and hiring manager needs to know in order to optimize your millennial hiring strategy:

A Career in Business is Out. Continue reading >>

By in Generational Hiring

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Ageism in the Workplace: On Unemployment and Getting the Job

We’ve heard countless stories from readers on The Hiring Site about their encounters with ageism in the workplace — whether they’ve observed it happening to others or experienced it themselves. I think we can all agree on one thing: It’s getting old.

This is the first post in a multi-part ageism series on The Hiring Site. In this post, we will focus on the challenges older workers face when it comes to employment and finding a job. Continue reading >>

By in Generational Hiring, Insights & Trends, Legislation

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Does this Catchy ‘I Quit!’ Video Hit too Close to Home?

Employees resign from their jobs in different ways. Some swear at those around them, grab a few beers and jump out of a JetBlue plane’s emergency slide. Some close down a store at the mall and post a very public notice at the entrance shaming the boss. Some even fake resign – you know, just to gain their 15 seconds of Internet notoriety. Continue reading >>

By in Generational Hiring, Video

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