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Senior Healthcare Blog

Looking for the latest workforce insights & strategies from top providers & industry experts? You’ve come to the right place. Our award-winning blog features fresh best practices around recruiting, hiring, managing and engaging senior care employees, so grab a fresh cup of joe, pull up a chair and jump right in.

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How A Candidate-First Approach Can Help I/DD Providers Boost Hiring

November 6, 2020 | Cari Rosenberger

Recruiting and hiring employees in I/DD requires a lot of time and attention. And while the emergence of COVID-19 has widened the talent pool for I/DD providers, it hasn’t necessarily made hiring and...

Quality Over Quantity: How To Quickly Identify Top Candidates In Home Health

November 4, 2020 | Cari Rosenberger

An influx in demand, paired with the recent displacement of millions of workers due to the pandemic, has led to an increase in applications among home health and home care providers. And while this...

Advancements In Time & Attendance Increase Security & Drive Infection Control

October 30, 2020 | Cari Rosenberger

Nothing is more important to senior care organizations than keeping residents and employees safe – and the pandemic has brought to light just how true that commitment is. Fortunately, vast...

Hidden Labor Costs For I/DD Providers & How To Control Them

October 14, 2020 | Cari Rosenberger

Costs in healthcare are on the rise—particularly for I/DD providers caring for clients in a group home or residential setting. Due to the pandemic, many have seen increases in employee call-offs and...

5 Strategies To Improve Recruitment In Home Health

October 9, 2020 | Cari Rosenberger

The labor market shifted dramatically at the onset of the pandemic. And as COVID-19 continues to impact our lives and unemployment remains high, home health care providers have an opportunity to...

5 Tips For Eliminating Time Theft In Senior Care

October 6, 2020 | Cari Rosenberger

Time theft is expensive and often a hidden business cost for long-term care and senior living providers. Time theft, also referred to as “time fraud,” is when employees receive pay for hours not...

Gearing Up For A Safe & Fun DSP Week 2020

September 11, 2020 | Cari Rosenberger

National Direct Support Professional (DSP) Recognition Week begins this Sunday, September 13 and extends through Saturday, September 19. This annual event honors, celebrates and raises awareness...

Webinar Recap: Labor Management Strategies For Adapting & Succeeding In The COVID Era

August 28, 2020 | Cari Rosenberger

OnShift recently had the pleasure of hosting a webinar with Becky Albertson, HR Enabling Technologies Analyst at Good Samaritan Society – Sanford Health, in which she shared how her organization is...

4 Ways To Improve Hiring In Home Health

August 19, 2020 | Cari Rosenberger

In a recent survey conducted by Home Health Care News, 44% of home health care providers cited staffing as their greatest challenge heading into 2020. Historically low unemployment and high...

Meeting The Needs Of I/DD Employees During The Crisis

August 11, 2020 | Cari Rosenberger

The impact of COVID-19 has been far reaching. While regulations and safety guidelines seem to be changing every day, one basic truth remains—a stable, engaged workforce is the surest way to achieve...

Now Hiring: Strategies To Improve Recruitment In I/DD

July 8, 2020 | Cari Rosenberger

For many I/DD providers it is anything but business as usual. However, as more and more restrictions are lifted across the country and programs begin to open, many are thinking about what’s next for...

The Next Normal In I/DD & Behavioral Health Workforce Management

June 2, 2020 | Cari Rosenberger

Back in Fall of 2019, we asked healthcare providers to list their top workforce challenges. Employee turnover, finding qualified candidates and employee compensation and wage pressures topped the...