Expert Q&A: Executive Search and Healthcare


BlueSteps recently hosted an #ExecCareer Chat on the topic of executive search and healthcare, featuring Rick Cannellos, from Epsen Fuller Group, and Beth Nelson, from Witt/Kieffer.

Some of the questions asked included:

  • What is the acceptance rate for the healthcare industry to accept executives from non-healthcare industries?
  • What are the major challenges affecting the healthcare industry right now?
  • What are some of the top concerns healthcare clients have that can be solved by executive search?
  • Have you seen an increase in hiring in the healthcare sector? If so, what do you think has caused this?
  • Which executive positions are the most in-demand right now in the healthcare sector?
  • Which parts of the world in particular are actively seeking healthcare executives?
  • What are the most-needed skills for candidates in the healthcare sector?
  • How can executives get themselves noticed in the healthcare sector?
  • Which areas in the healthcare sector have high demand for executives?
  • What's the best way to learn about open healthcare opportunities?
  • Is there a high demand for expat healthcare candidates or do companies prefer local candidates?

If you missed it, catch up on all the excellent advice that was given in the Storify transcript below.

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