Spire Workforce Solutions, a healthcare staffing agency focused on travel nursing, faced challenges in expanding to the next level and competing with more prominent, well-established players in the industry. The staffing landscape has undergone significant changes over the past few years. After Covid drove up demand for nurses, hospitals are now pulling back due to cost management. With fewer roles populating vendor management systems (VMS) and digital-only platforms stealing share, smaller agencies, like Spire, following the traditional model are struggling to compete and grow.
Recruiters at Spire were doing tasks manually, such as:
- Posting job openings
- Contacting candidates
- Gathering candidate information
- Verifying candidate credentials
- Notifying nurses about opportunities
In the fast-paced world of healthcare staffing, speed to submission is paramount. Spire’s manual approach meant the company and its clinicians missed out on job placements. With digital platforms redefining the industry, Spire sought solutions that would streamline their processes and deliver a superior candidate experience.
Spire made the strategic decision to partner with Praos to automate recruiter processes and enhance the candidate experience. Easily integrated with Bullhorn, Praos gave Spire a turnkey technology solution that delivered several key advantages, including:
- Increased recruiter efficiency through automated repetitive tasks
- Automated license verification and management
- Compliance cost savings
- Accelerated speed to submission
- Seamless and efficient candidate experience with a mobile app
- Analytics for data-driven decision making
Praos transformed Spire’s operations, driving tremendous impact on the business.
- Grew $27M to $52M with 24 people – scaling significantly without additional headcount
- Spire now submits candidates within 2 minutes due to the Praos platform
- Ranked as the 2nd fastest growing healthcare staffing agency per SIA
“Spire was the 2nd fastest-growing healthcare staffing firm in 2022 and Praos played a pivotal role in our success. Praos helped us automate significant parts of the recruiting process, turning what used to take days into a mere couple of hours. They swiftly helped us go to market with a branded app to grow and nurture our funnel. In the competitive realm of healthcare, speed is the key to winning, and with Praos, we have positioned ourselves to compete with dominant players in the industry.“
Michael Jacoutot Jr – CEO Spire Workforce Solutions