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Posting an Ad is Not Enough: How to Create Conversation Among Ideal Job Candidates

Last time we shared 5 Steps For Writing Better Job Ads, so we know your ads are fine-tuned and ready to be shared with the world. But, news flash: if you didn’t already know, simply writing and posting a killer job ad is simply not enough in today’s digital economy to...

My 5 Steps for Writing Better Job Ads

1. Post an ad, not a job description   The idea here is to give them the basics, not regurgitate the job description. A lengthy ad will inevitably bore even the most qualified of applicants and that’s not the first impression you want to make. Ads are punchy, to the...

This Change Will Do You Good – New Contract!

Since 1989, we’ve partnered with you and your colleagues to bring you the talent you need, in the way you need, temporary, Per diem, contract and direct hire/perm. As with everything in the healthcare world, things change. They improve based on needs. And to keep up...

4 Simple Ways to Start Improving Your Recruiting Process

Without reliable, qualified employees, you cannot serve your patients, their families, and your community. Attracting the right candidates and engaging and retaining your employees is more important than ever. Here are four simple ways you can start to improve your recruiting process.

How Less Sleep can Affect Your Bottom Line

Ahhh…sleep. It’s refreshing, most often comforting, and essential to our survival but it can be elusive. We spend an average of 26 years of our life sleeping, but more than a third of Americans still aren’t getting enough sleep—and it’s costing employers big time.

Tips for Improving Your Sleep: Infographic

It’s becoming increasingly harder to turn your brain off at the end of the day. Anxiety starts to seep in, and mental to-do lists grow longer, and before you know it, it’s well past midnight and you’re still wide awake. Whether you suffer from a genuine sleep disorder, you work odd hours doing shifts, or you’re simply tossing and turning, don’t fret — there are plenty of tips and tricks you can utilize to help you get a restful sleep. – Bill King

The Importance of Sleep & Your Health

“We continue to live by a remarkably durable myth: Sleeping one hour less will give us one more hour of productivity. In reality, the research suggests that even small amounts of sleep deprivation take a significant toll on our health, our mood, our cognitive capacity and our productivity.” —Tony Schwartz

Spring Into Health Diabetes Update

Spring Into Health--Diabetes Update People in the Kansas City area are increasingly feeling the effects of diabetes, with thousands of people suffering from the disease locally. Many others have diabetes and don't know it. More than 320,000 people in our metro area...

How Emotional Intelligence Relates to Leadership

Despite a collection of research on the topic, many managers will downplay emotional intelligence as a soft leadership skill. Evidence even suggests that high emotional intelligence is a stronger predictor of success than simple IQ or technical skill. What is emotional intelligence, and how does it relate to strong leadership?

Five Ways to Inspire Performance

How’s your team performing? Are you seeing results? We all know that employee motivation and performance are key factors for success. Leaders, managers, and supervisors understand that positive motivation easily leads to better performance and higher levels of productivity—but they may be relying on the wrong tools to inspire their teams.

 

We believe success begins with learning. American Consultants is honored to provide resources, expert advice and valuable information for healthcare professionals.