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How The New Congress & Administration Will Impact Senior Living

January 21, 2021 | Jenna Berris

Last week, Argentum hosted a webinar to brief senior living providers on how the new Administration and Congress will impact the industry and those they serve in 2021 – particularly when it comes...

OnShift's Top Blog Posts Of 2020

January 8, 2021 | Jenna Berris

2020 was a year unlike any other, to put it lightly. And as easy as it might have been to put 2020 behind us when the clock struck twelve on New Year’s Eve, I am a firm believer in learning from...

The Top 5 Senior Care Employee Perks

December 10, 2020 | Jenna Berris

Throughout the pandemic, which has been especially hard on senior care frontline staff, we’ve seen providers go to great lengths to offer support and boost morale. And this level of commitment to...

7 Terrifying Talent Acquisition Tales & How To Prevent Them From Haunting Your Community

October 26, 2020 | Jenna Berris

I can’t believe Halloween is less than a week away. And even though this year’s celebration might look and feel a bit different, there’s still plenty of time to tell the spooky stories and...

Argentum 2020 Takeaways: Building A Sustainable Workforce During The Crisis & Beyond

October 20, 2020 | Jenna Berris

How do we make senior living a career of choice? That was the question posed by Argentum President & CEO James Balda during the last main session of the Argentum Senior Living Executive Virtual...

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Best Practices From Argentum 2020

October 7, 2020 | Jenna Berris

As a former journalist, I was so pleased when I was asked to put on my “reporter hat” and attend the Argentum Senior Living Executive Virtual Conference workforce track sessions, which OnShift...

New Guide: Why Providers Should Invest In Talent Acquisition Software Now

September 22, 2020 | Jenna Berris

The ability to provide exceptional care and service, control costs and foster a culture that enables organizational growth all starts by having the right people. And the COVID-19 pandemic has only...

The Detrimental Cost Of A Bad Hire In Senior Care – It’s Worse Than You Might Think

August 7, 2020 | Jenna Berris

We’ve all heard horror stories about hiring the wrong people. Maybe that person wasn’t qualified, lacked a solid work ethic, had a bad attitude or even mistreated coworkers. In extreme cases, they...

From Zero to Sixty: How To Manage An Influx Of Job Applications & Hire The Best Candidates

June 18, 2020 | Jenna Berris

Many providers have seen an uptick in the amount of applications they’re receiving due to the tens of millions of workers displaced by COVID-19. This is a positive thing for an industry that’s...

5 Ways Other Industries Are Supporting Frontline Workers (& How You Can Too)

June 4, 2020 | Jenna Berris

Everyone has been affected in some way by COVID-19, especially when it comes to the way we do our jobs. While many are set up to work remotely, a large portion of people do not have that option....

[INFOGRAPHIC] The COVID-19 Senior Care Employee Experience

May 29, 2020 | Jenna Berris

The world has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. And while we don’t fully understand the effects that it will have when all is said and done, one thing is clear: the elderly population,...

Reach Displaced Workers During COVID-19 With Our Recruitment Toolkit

April 10, 2020 | Jenna Berris

As of this week, 16 million Americans have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic. And that number will likely continue to grow. I can't imagine how feels to be unemployed during this...