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New! The Executive Buyer’s Guide To Modern Time & Attendance Software

June 17, 2021 | Cari Rosenberger

The events of the last year or so have shown us just how important technology is to the future of the senior care industry, especially as a growing number of people enter communities. In fact, in a...

The Importance of Collaborative Employee Scheduling In Behavioral Healthcare

May 21, 2021 | Cari Rosenberger

Employee scheduling in behavioral healthcare can be complex. But when done effectively, it can help organizations reduce excess labor costs, boost employee satisfaction and engagement, and improve...

How Home Health Care Providers Can Create A More Efficient Hiring Process

April 28, 2021 | Cari Rosenberger

Making your next great new hire takes time. After all, you want to make sure you have the right people in place to represent your organization and provide stellar care to your clients. It’s important...

5 Senior Care Staff Scheduling Mistakes To Avoid In 2021

March 30, 2021 | Cari Rosenberger

Scheduling in senior care is not for the faint of heart. Just think of all the moving pieces that go into staffing your building: creating the schedule, filling open shifts, managing call-offs,...

New Workforce Management Assessment: How Does Your Organization Stack Up?

March 16, 2021 | Cari Rosenberger

2020 brought a slew of new challenges when it comes to workforce management in senior care -- curbing employees' fear and anxiety, filling more frequent call-offs and incurring higher labor costs,...

How Home Health Recruiters Can Keep Candidates Engaged Throughout The Hiring Process

March 8, 2021 | Cari Rosenberger

It’s a tale as old as time—your perfect home health candidate just replied to one of your job postings. They have the credentials. They have the experience. And you feel confident they’ll be your...

How I/DD Providers Can Boost DSP Engagement

February 26, 2021 | Cari Rosenberger

DSPs (Direct Support Professionals) are at the heart of any I/DD provider organization. However, they are often the most difficult roles to fill and retain long term. The estimated annual turnover...

How Home Health Providers Can Make The Most Of Hiring In A Virtual World

January 22, 2021 | Cari Rosenberger

The emergence of the pandemic has dramatically changed our world forever. For home health care providers, Spring of 2020 was the beginning of a sharp drop in demand, as well as higher employee...

Why The Mission Statement Is An I/DD Provider’s Best Recruiting Tool

January 13, 2021 | Cari Rosenberger

The overall mission of the I/DD industry, providing support and care to individuals with intellectual developmental disabilities, is without question an extremely rewarding one. For those with a...

4 Steps To Better Employee Onboarding In Home Health

December 22, 2020 | Cari Rosenberger

According to research from Glassdoor, an effective new hire onboarding program can help boost retention of those hires by 82%. However, recent studies from Gallup show that nearly 88% of...

I/DD Workforce Management Strategies For A Fresh Start To 2021

December 15, 2020 | Cari Rosenberger

If you’re like me, you’ve been looking forward to 2021 for quite a few months. This year has not be an easy one for I/DD providers. In numerous states, day programs closed in an effort to curb the...

Our New Workforce 360 Survey Report Is Here!

December 4, 2020 | Cari Rosenberger

As part of our continuous dedication to the senior care industry, OnShift conducted our second Workforce 360 Survey this past fall. The goal of this survey was to learn more about the workforce...