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7 05, 2018

The Power of Focus

May 7th, 2018|Blog|

In both life and business, it’s always a good idea to be open to new opportunities. Especially in the business world, getting stuck in a rut poses real dangers: the lack of innovation can decrease an organization’s competitiveness and even lead it into obsolescence. That’s why many companies’ long-term strategies often emphasize growth (by either [...]

9 04, 2018

Assessing Leaders Through a Structured Interview and Development Process

April 9th, 2018|Blog|

You can have a solid business plan, offer stellar senior care, employ the best CNAs and skilled nurses available, and have all the capital your communities could ever need; however, if you don’t have effective leadership, none of it will work. Your business plan will flounder, objectives unmet; your caregivers will be directionless and unmotivated; [...]

2 03, 2018

How to Win the War for Talent

March 2nd, 2018|Blog|

With U.S. unemployment rates hitting remarkable lows, more and more companies are struggling to fill their open positions. Offering higher salaries and better benefits isn’t enough to lure top talent, though, especially when an organization hopes to woo (or steal) candidates from its competitors. Financial-based incentives are one common fix, but companies can actually get [...]

2 02, 2018

For the Best Hiring Decisions, Rely on Data – Not on Gut Feelings

February 2nd, 2018|Blog|

Gut feelings have guided much of human behavior throughout our history. Sometimes they help us make decisions about trivial matters, such as what to order for lunch. And sometimes they help us make much more important decisions, such as those that affect our survival. In fact, it’s possible that you’re reading this right now because [...]

8 01, 2018

Modern Hiring Challenges

January 8th, 2018|Blog|

It can sound cliché to talk about the changing role of HR and the hiring manager in 21st century business processes, or about how Millennials are upsetting the traditional employee-manager status quo, or about how technology is revolutionizing how we recruit and retain employees. But in truth, these are facts that cannot be understated. It [...]

13 11, 2017

The High Cost of Drug Use

November 13th, 2017|Blog|

Drug use in the workplace is at its highest point in more than a decade, a recent Quest Diagnostics study has shown. In fact, according to a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) survey, about 70% of all drug users are employed—as they make their way into and out of your workplace, they [...]

29 06, 2017

Senior Living Safety and Satisfaction

June 29th, 2017|Blog|

The role of caregiver is known to be a stressful one, with nurses, aides, and memory care givers prone to burnout and fatigue. However, it can also be a risky job – more dangerous in some respects than construction. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, “Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants had the [...]

12 04, 2017

How to Retain Your Best People

April 12th, 2017|Blog|

The recruitment and hiring process is an expensive and time-consuming one. Between advertising, reviewing resumes, and conducting interviews, drug screens, and other pre-employment processes, direct and indirect costs mount quickly, and they are just the starting point. When you factor in the cost of training, of salary and benefits, and of what Annie Mueller at [...]

23 03, 2017

Choosing the Right People to Hire

March 23rd, 2017|Blog|

Past behavior is supposed to be a good predictor of future job performance. That’s why behavioral interviewing became a popular hiring method. Unfortunately, behavioral interviews are labor intensive. Plus, job seekers have learned how to beat these interviews. Just plug the words “beat the behavioral interview” into a search engine and you’ll come up with [...]

6 03, 2017

Frontline Hiring for Retention and Performance

March 6th, 2017|Blog|

As qualified employees become scarce, what actions can be taken today to ensure stability and continuity of frontline staff for tomorrow? Senior care is one of the most challenging industries there is. With jobs ranging from health care to dining services to administration, the field requires special people with exceptional skills.  As baby boomers retire, [...]

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