Health care organizations may see staff turnover
NEWS IN BRIEF — Posted May 31, 2010
A significant proportion of health care workers are expected to start looking for new jobs as the economy recovers. Many who manage medical institutions also are concerned about losing top talent, according to a May 13 CareerBuilder survey.
The organization surveyed 236 health care employers and 394 health care workers from Feb. 10 to March 2.
Approximately 37% of employers were concerned about losing their best performers. In addition, 34% of workers said they would start looking for a new job as the economy comes back. Of those who said they would be looking for new jobs, 66% were looking for chances to move their careers forward, and 63% wanted better training opportunities. Flexible work arrangements were desired by 63%, and 43% were looking for a sense of ownership and a feeling that they were making a difference.
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