As the editors of the June 2021 volume of The Gerontologist put it, “Workforce issues are the most significant challenges facing the long-term care industry.” This special edition of the journal...
People management – The new paradigm
Aug 04, 2021
Most owner/operators see high turnover and shortage of workers as the top challenges senior healthcare providers face today, a higher priority than census, reimbursement and regulatory issues. Many...
New employees dish up dinner and after-hours visits
Mar 17, 2021
In the last few months, nursing homes in Plattsburgh, NY, and Stillwater, MN, snagged some valuable new employees in a remarkably tough market. Their secret recruitment tool? They’re not only employers...
Tackling senior care staffing challenges during COVID-19 and beyond
Mar 11, 2021
It has been a year since COVID-19 struck senior care with a vengeance, and the dual pressures to ensure the financial health of an organization along with the physical and mental health of its residents...
Onboarding strategies that make a difference
Dec 04, 2020
“Of course, we onboard. Doesn’t everyone?” While most facility leaders would say their organizations use onboarding for new hires, the real question to consider is how effective that...
KARE hires Steph Kolbo as chief growth officer
Oct 13, 2020
Steph Kolbo has been hired as chief growth officer of KARE, a digital labor marketplace for post-acute and senior care. Kolbo will join KARE after a decade at NRC Health, a healthcare customer intelligence...
CFO offers route to better employee retention, company success
James M. Berklan
Oct 31, 2018
When a long-term company needs to change the way its quality and financial fortunes are trending, improving worker recruiting and retention is at the core of the solution, attendees at the LeadingAge national...
Why should I work for you?
Apr 04, 2018
Be prepared to answer the question in the headline in an employee-driven market.
Transform your recruiting with the Waddling Goose Technique™
Jan 25, 2018
At the risk of shameless self-promotion, I’m quite sure I’ve just solved one of the great challenges facing long-term care providers — hiring the right frontline caregivers.
Employee retention secrets revealed Aug. 24
Aug 07, 2017
Expanded employee recruiting efforts and optimized daily staffing practices will be in focus at a McKnight’s webcast starting at 1 p.m. Eastern Time on Aug. 2