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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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Employee Onboarding: How To Create An Engaging & Fun First Day

June 29, 2018 | Mike Pumphrey

The first day at a new job is a big moment for any employee. First days are exciting but also overwhelming, which makes it even more important for employers to create fun and engaging first day plans...

6 Tactics To Make Staff Meetings More Effective In Senior Care

June 4, 2018 | Mike Pumphrey

Every employee, from hourly workers to c-suite executives, has sat through some bad meetings. However, when run well, meetings can bring teams closer, get everyone on the same page, solve problems...

Everything You Need To Know About Engaging Employees In Senior Care

May 23, 2018 | Mike Pumphrey

Over half of your employees are looking for another job and the competition for attracting new talent is fierce due to low unemployment rates and a growing workforce shortage. So, what’s your best...

Free Checklist: What To Look For In A Senior Care Scheduling Software

May 11, 2018 | Mike Pumphrey

 Having the right scheduling software in place helps reduce unnecessary labor costs and increase scheduling efficiencies, all while supporting your biggest priority: providing the highest quality of...

Workforce Assessment: How Is Your Senior Care Organization Performing?

April 24, 2018 | Mike Pumphrey

How can senior care organizations thrive in today's challenging environment? The answer lies in your workforce. In working with thousands of LTC and senior living providers, we've learned the key...

Employee Rewards For Every Budget

April 6, 2018 | Mike Pumphrey

I recently read an article about the CEO of Commonwealth Senior Living, Richard Brewer, filling up employees' gas tanks to thank them for their hard work. The Richmond, Va. assisted living community...

How To Effectively Create & Manage A Feedback Loop In Senior Care

April 2, 2018 | Mike Pumphrey

Employee feedback loops are an integral part of employee engagement in long-term care and senior living. But not every organization pays close attention to – let alone collects – frequent feedback...

Staffing To Meet The Needs Of Today’s Senior Care Workforce

March 21, 2018 | Mike Pumphrey

The expectations of the senior care workforce are changing. Flexible schedules, a voice to initiate positive changes and regular recognition for hard work are no longer nice to haves, they are must...

6 Strategies For Reducing Labor Costs In Senior Care

March 14, 2018 | Mike Pumphrey

Providing high quality care is long-term care and senior living organizations' number one priority. But providers must also be mindful of their bottom line. So, how can they achieve both? By taking...

6 Quick Tips: Staffing For Quality Care & Compliance

March 8, 2018 | Mike Pumphrey

We all know that quality care and service would not be possible without the hard work and dedication of employees. Caregivers and staff play an undeniable role in ensuring residents are comfortable...

How Senior Care Providers Can Build A Culture Of Compassion

March 7, 2018 | Mike Pumphrey

Showing compassion to employees is necessary in every workplace, but it’s especially important in long-term care and senior living, a demanding, fast-paced industry that's experiencing crippling...

Addressing The Top CFO Concerns In Senior Care

February 23, 2018 | Mike Pumphrey

Specialty investment bank Ziegler recently released a report that identified the top concerns of chief financial officers in senior care. The results? An overwhelming majority of the 160 CFOs and...