Few sectors exemplify the scope of the challenges facing today’s recruiters better than healthcare.
As iCIMS Chief Economist Josh Wright pointed out during a breakout session titled “Approaching Intensified Competition for Talent in Changing Times” at this week’s Recruiting Trends and Talent Tech event, employers in healthcare continue to struggle in their quest to find and attract the talent that’s needed.
Healthcare, he said, continued to grow even during the most recent economic downturn. “The reason is pretty intuitive,” he explained. “People don’t stop getting sick just because the economy slows down.”
Wright noted that healthcare is becoming a much