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5 Tips to Help Life Science Students Preparing for Clinical Rotations

Health science professions can include physicians, nurses, and specialists, and a key characteristic they have in common is the need for clinical rotations. At some point along the way, students pursuing these professions must gain specific clinical experience and interaction with real patients in a healthcare setting.  To help them get prepared, you can play a valuable role in connecting students with the necessary tools, resources, and other support to guide their transition.
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VerifyStudents

Attracting Students to Your Allied Health Program with the Growing Need for Healthcare Professionals

With the uncertainty around when new COVID-19 cases will consistently decrease, the need for healthcare professionals has soared to near dizzying heights. Health systems and hospitals already struggling with a healthcare talent shortage have faced an urgent need for respiratory specialists, nurses, emergency physicians, and other staff.
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Recruiting

Feeling Nickeled-and-Dimed? Breaking Down Extra Background Check Fees

Employment background screening has many variables, and as a result, screening costs can vary by search type and screening provider. When budgeting for background screening, you want value for your investment without feeling like you’re being overcharged or hit with a mass of hidden fees.  By asking some key questions and working with a trusted screening partner, you can position your organization to benefit from the best of both worlds: quality screening results at a price that doesn’t leave you feeling nickeled-and-dimed.
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Candidate Experience

Women & Minorities in the Workforce: How to Practice Inclusive Hiring

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, a record number of employees were sent to work from home, and many others were laid off or furloughed. Women and underrepresented minorities were hit especially hard, resulting in a drop in employment among those groups.
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Healthcare

10 Reasons Healthcare Organizations Work with Corporate Screening for Background Checks

Background checks are critical to the hiring process for any industry, because they help organizations manage hiring risk and build a safer workplace. In the healthcare industry, where employees care for ill and vulnerable patients, making a risky hire can mean the difference between life and death. As a result, high-quality and accurate background checks are absolutely essential to healthcare recruitment and talent management. 
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Candidate Experience

What Is Self-Sovereign Identity Verification and How Is It Changing Background Screening?

Modern technology has transformed background screening from a manual, time-consuming process to one offering actionable background data to support hiring and talent management decision-making. As new, more reliable background data sources become available, background screening will become even more efficient than it is today. 
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VerifyStudents

The Value of a Mobile-Friendly Student Background Screening and Immunization Compliance Solution

In our interconnected world, smartphones have become invaluable in just about every facet of life. For students in particular, mobile technology is a kind of lifeline. 
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Healthcare

6 Best Practices for OIG Exclusion Monitoring

Providing a high level of patient safety is paramount to the success of any healthcare organization, and workforce exclusion monitoring is a key vehicle for achieving it. 
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Candidate Experience

Does Blind Hiring Reduce Unconscious Bias in Your Hiring Process?

Unconscious bias in the hiring process can limit your ability to hire female candidates and candidates from underrepresented groups. Without even realizing it, recruiters and hiring managers can form opinions and judgments about candidates based on their name, address, or even the non-work activities listed on their resume. 
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Drug Screening

Go Paperless and Worry Less: A Student’s Guide to Drug Screening

Drug screening is a time-tested way of checking for evidence of illegal substances, and it’s most commonly used to determine a person’s employment eligibility. However, drug screening isn’t just for people who are applying for a job. It’s often a requirement for students who will interact with patients in a healthcare environment, too.
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Understanding the Soft Cost of a Managed Service in the Procurement Process

In the procurement process, you take into account a range of variables when deciding on a provider. In addition to the upfront quoted price for products or services, you also consider a provider’s reliabil...

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What Is the Lifetime Value of Ongoing Drug Screening?

Employment drug screening is an essential component of the pre-employment hiring and screening process. It can help you manage hiring risk and potentially keep some accidents and injuries from happening.&n...

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8 Healthcare Procurement Challenges and How to Solve Them

Your healthcare organization requires the right balance of talent, equipment, and supplies to meet patient care needs. However, achieving an optimal balance is often complicated by internal and external fa...

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