Advantages of Healthcare-Specific Recruiting Firms

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A healthcare recruiting professional with more than 25 years of experience, Joe Goddard serves as the owner and managing partner of Cardinal Healthcare Group, Inc. and Bronko Technology Consulting, both based in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Joe Goddard oversees day-to-day operations for Cardinal, which is a full-service physician, nurse, and mid-level recruiting company.

Finding the right person to fill a vacancy in a healthcare organization can be a daunting task. The perfect candidate not only has the requisite experience and hard skills, but is also a good fit for the organization’s professional culture. Partnering with a specialized healthcare recruiter can save time and money by accelerating the hiring process while ensuring an optimal hire. Healthcare recruiters utilize networks they have spent years building, allowing them to reach a broad range of qualified professionals and to attract even passive candidates. While generalized recruiters may not have focused networks, healthcare recruiters have both the niche expertise and the refined networks to find the right person for the job.


Kaiser Permanente Earns High-Performing Score in Best Hospitals Study

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Based in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Joe Goddard serves as owner and managing partner of The Cardinal Healthcare Group, a recruiting and staffing firm charged with locating strong candidates for high-level leadership positions in a variety of industries, including information technology and healthcare. As part of The Cardinal Group, Joe Goddard of Fayetteville recently secured a deal to recruit ER physicians and dermatologists on behalf of healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente.

A regional health care provider, Kaiser Permanente serves more than 11 million people from its numerous locations in the United States. Recently, 22 of the conglomerate’s hospitals received the distinction of being among the best by U.S. News & World Report’s 2017-18 Best Hospitals study.

More than 4,500 hospitals across the nation were assessed. Eight of Kaiser’s hospitals landed in the top ten percent for elaborate specialty care and are considered high-performing. These specialties include cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology, and urology.

Workmatters – Helping Believers Find Purpose in Their Work

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A veteran of the recruiting industry, Joe Goddard of Fayetteville, Arkansas, serves as managing partner of the Cardinal Group. In this role, he leads a Fayetteville company that operates Bronko Technology Consulting, Inc., and Cardinal Healthcare Group, Inc. Outside of his leadership role at the company, Joe Goddard contributes to several local organizations, including Workmatters.

Founded in 2002 at Central United Methodist Church in Fayetteville, Workmatters quickly expanded to include members throughout Northwest Arkansas. Workmatters is a Christian organization that brings together believers who strive to find meaning in their work. The group sees work as a fundamental part of life and a way to worship God.

Workmatters ultimately helps individuals discover the Lord’s purpose for their work. Believing that God uses Christians in the workplace, the organization has established a goal of equipping 1 million Christians across 10,000 companies by 2025.

Workmatters attracts thousands of individuals to its live events and engages some 6,500 people a week through its blog posts and video content.

Developing Courageous Leadership – The 2017 Workmatters Forum

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2017 Workmatters Forum

With 25 years of experience in the recruiting industry, Joe Goddard serves as managing partner of The Cardinal Group and Bronko Technology Consulting, Inc. in Fayetteville, Arkansas. In addition to his business pursuits, Joe Goddard of Fayetteville has participated on multiple non-profit boards of such groups as the Northwest Arkansas Touchdown Club and Workmatters.

Founded in 2002, Workmatters has steadily grown into a nationwide organization, emphasizing the Bible-based significance of work and the opportunity of benefiting society through industry. The non-profit organization aims to magnify the impact of daily labor by helping its members establish careers and become better leaders. To further this effort, Workmatters hosts two major events, a Leadercast and a forum.

The 2017 Workmatters Forum will convene on October 20th, and several entrepreneurs and executives of Fortune 500 companies will address those in attendance. With the objective of fostering courageous leadership, speakers will center their remarks on finding a balance between work and faith, among other topics. For more information, visit