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
Recruitment and retention tips direct from frontline workers
Aug 02, 2017
Long-term care managers need to understand what they can do to make their workplaces as employee-centered as possible — or risk losing out on the best workers, experts and front-liners alike emphasized...
How to do it… Boosting retention
Jul 06, 2017
Providers are increasingly realizing they need to apply some of the “TLC” for residents to their hard-working staff, as well — or risk absenteeism and attrition. Experts offer valuable insights...
The key to keeping employees around? Kindness
Jun 27, 2017
We talk a lot about employee retention in this industry — and I mean a LOT. With the current employment climate of the sector, it would be unwise not to. Here’s a key to it.
McKnight’s virtual trade show offers 3 free CE credits Tuesday
Jun 15, 2017
Dementia, falls prevention and staffing will be the topics of three separate webinars during the next McKnight’s virtual trade show, which takes place Tuesday and offers three free CE credits.
Keys to employee engagement at Feb. 16 webinar
Feb 06, 2017
Employees seem to be in the driver’s seat more than ever thanks to high turnover and worker shortages in long-term care. That’s why on Feb. 16 providers are being presented with a vital McKnight’s...
Solution to workforce woes in providers’ own hands
James M. Berklan
Feb 04, 2016
Former baseball executive Branch Rickey is famous for bringing Jackie Robinson to the Major Leagues to break the color barrier in 1947. It is especially noteworthy since this is Black History Month, but...
How to find out why your staff is leaving
Eleanor Feldman Barbera, Ph.D.
Oct 27, 2015
Some of the reasons employees leave are beyond our control. But many are not. Here’s how to start figuring out how to stop the flow and reduce turnover.
Who takes care of the healthcare worker?
James M. Berklan
Sep 30, 2015
Like observers of a mother driving herself to exhaustion and sickness by taking care of her children day after day, U.S. providers are seeing measured declines in their caregivers. The numbers reveal just...
What’s more frightening than the nursing shortage? What’s driving it
Jun 12, 2015
To better appreciate this sector’s alarming nurse-staffing nightmare, it’s helpful to recall the warden’s famous line in Cool Hand Luke: “What we’ve got here is failure to...