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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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OnShift’s Workforce 360 Survey Report Released For 2021

December 15, 2021 | Marti Bowman

I’m excited to announce the release of our 2021 Workforce 360 Survey Report. This annual report is part of our continuous dedication to the senior care industry and our desire to deliver impactful...

Labor Cost Saving Strategies For The COVID Era

November 13, 2020 | Marti Bowman

Lower occupancy, massive PPE costs, testing expenses and increased reliance on overtime and agency staff are the reality for the majority of senior care providers today. And according to Mark...

Celebrating The Naming Of The Granger Cobb Institute for Senior Living

October 30, 2019 | Marti Bowman

Great leaders are hard to find. And excellent leaders, the kind who leave larger-than-life legacies, well, those come along only once in a blue moon. Case in point, the late Granger Cobb, former...

Rock Star Content Marketing Tips To Attract Senior Care Employees

September 7, 2018 | Marti Bowman

In marketing circles, Joe Pulizzi, founder of the Content Marketing Institute, is considered a rock star. A major, world-tour-standing room-only rock star. He made content marketing what it is today,...

The Top 10 Long-Term Care & Senior Living Blogs Of 2017

January 19, 2018 | Marti Bowman

2017 was an action-packed 365 days for all of us at OnShift, with our efforts each and every day focused on helping senior care providers address their most critical workforce challenges.

Three Key Takeaways from the Argentum Workforce Development Symposium

September 29, 2017 | Marti Bowman

OnShift had the pleasure of partnering with Argentum to conduct the second annual Argentum Workforce Development Symposium. Approximately 50 leading senior living executives descended on Washington...

Senior Living & Long-Term Care Staffing in New Development Spotlight

August 25, 2017 | Marti Bowman

Staffing is a top priority for senior housing operators.  From managing hourly employees and controlling labor costs, to recruiting, hiring and retaining a millennial workforce, the issues are...

Leading the Way: Senior Living Providers Honored at Annual Conference

May 18, 2017 | Marti Bowman

I spent the better part of the first week of May in Nashville for the Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference. Having left a cold, rainy Cleveland, Ohio, I was hoping for some warm air and...

Best of the Long-Term Care and Senior Living Blog 2016

January 19, 2017 | Marti Bowman

On my drive into work this morning, I found myself wondering how we are already more than half-way through January 2017. Seriously, where has the time gone?! I have mixed emotions about the time...

Picking The Best Employee Communication Channels For Senior Care

November 18, 2016 | Marti Bowman

One size doesn’t fit all when it comes to communication in the workplace. 

Why OnShift & Argentum Are Partnering to Address Workforce Challenges

September 23, 2016 | Marti Bowman

OnShift made an exciting announcement earlier this year: we’ve partnered with national senior living association Argentum (formerly Assisted Living Federation of America) on a three-year initiative...

What Senior Care Stands to Gain From Millennials

August 30, 2016 | Marti Bowman

When it comes to senior care staffing, many long-term care and senior living providers are scrambling to figure out how to best manage the millennial generation. A lot of the talk is focused on what...