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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 Survey Best Practices That Senior Care Providers Can Implement Today

April 1, 2020 | Tommy Marzella

Feeling heard and valued is a basic human need. According to SHRM research, 64% of people agreed that “leaders making decisions without seeking input” was their biggest problem. Today’s workforce...

Introducing OnShift Wallet Timely Pay To Help Staff During Challenging Times

March 23, 2020 | Tommy Marzella

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed everything. While other industries have been mandated to shelter in place, this is not the case for most of you working in senior care. You are going into work and...

Recruiting In Senior Care: When Tossing Mini-Footballs Isn’t Enough

February 5, 2020 | Tommy Marzella

A survey recently conducted by OnShift revealed that 62% of providers cite difficulty finding qualified candidates as one of their biggest workforce challenges. And 73% of people say this challenge...

[E-Guide] Preventing Employee Burnout In Senior Care

December 13, 2019 | Tommy Marzella

Earlier this year, the World Health Organization declared employee burnout an occupational phenomenon, which doesn't bode well for senior care, an industry that's already struggling to attract and...

Ready To Reduce New Hire Turnover? We Can Help!

November 13, 2019 | Tommy Marzella

A few years back, a theme we know all too well today reared its ugly head. I'm talking about employee turnover in senior care. To help, we worked with providers and industry experts to launch OnShift...

Join Us For Our Webinar Series On Employee Turnover

October 18, 2019 | Tommy Marzella

40% of turnover in senior care happens during the first 90 days of employment and the median turnover for CNAs sits at 51%. Needless to say, employee turnover in senior care is top of mind for the...

Cultivating The Next Class Of Leaders In Senior Care

September 26, 2019 | Tommy Marzella

Good leaders are hard to find but can make or break employee morale, culture and team dynamics at your organization. In fact, it's estimated that only 10% of working people possess the talent needed...

The Critical Impact Of Employee Burnout In Senior Care

July 31, 2019 | Tommy Marzella

Employee burnout seems to be the hot topic as of late. But what seems like an industry buzzword is actually quite serious -- so much so that the World Health Organization recently declared employee...

Introducing...The BIGGER Book of Perks in Senior Care

July 12, 2019 | Tommy Marzella

We were thrilled by your positive response to our Big Book of Perks in Senior Care. And since we’re in the business of creating content that helps providers win over staff. we knew we had to compile...

Celebrating Pride Month 2019

June 28, 2019 | Tommy Marzella

This year’s pride month is a particularly special one, as it marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, where, in June of 1969, police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay club in New York...

The Many Ways OnShift Wallet Impacts The Lives Of Caregivers

June 20, 2019 | Tommy Marzella

Talking about finances is never easy, but OnShift is working hard to change how employees and employers think about financial wellness. Traditionally, an employee will work and receive their paycheck...

How To Be A High-Performing Senior Care Provider

May 10, 2019 | Tommy Marzella

I recently attended the Ohio Health Care Association’s annual convention and sat in on a session titled The Hero’s Journey: How to Become a High Performing Organization. The speakers discussed the...