2023 Workforce Trends

A Pulse Survey with Health Care Human Resource and Nursing Leaders


We are currently seeing a paradigm shift of epic proportions, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic but also drawing from deep-seated trends related to caregiver burnout, stressful working conditions, career changes and early retirements. Cross Country Healthcare surveyed 122 US human resource leaders and chief nursing officers to understand the dynamics and trends impacting labor at health care institutions, and learned about their workforce pressure points and the strategies they are developing to invest in solutions.