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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 To Kick-Start Employee Engagement During Week One

April 10, 2019 | Tommy Marzella

Introducing our First-Week Employee Onboarding Checklist. This follow-up piece to our employee onboarding guide details how to make your new hires feel valued, supported and a part of the team during...

Onboarding With A Purpose: Improving New Hire Retention In Senior Care

February 19, 2019 | Tommy Marzella

Think back to the best job you ever had. Maybe it’s the one you have now, maybe it's not. What made it so great? I bet you’ll recall things like workplace perks, a solid benefits package, awesome...

3 Tips To Engage Your Next New Hire

January 22, 2019 | Tommy Marzella

Technology has changed the way employers market their job openings, and also how talent looks for the best job opportunities. But while some things change, many remain the same, like the fact that...

Strategies For Creating A Top Senior Care Workplace In 2019

December 21, 2018 | Tommy Marzella

All good things must come to an end, and unfortunately, this is our last installment of our Getting Ready For 2019 blog series. But it’s okay. If you’ve been following along, I can confidently say...

Insights & Strategies For Hiring Senior Care Employees In 2019

December 14, 2018 | Tommy Marzella

It’s time for the second installment of our Getting Ready For 2019 blog series. A couple weeks back, we covered how to successfully balance care, cost and service and this time around we're going to...

NEW WHITEPAPER: The Ultimate Guide To Mobile Recruiting In Senior Care

December 10, 2018 | Tommy Marzella

Recruiting top talent is challenging in any industry. But high competition, low unemployment and high turnover make it particularly difficult for long-term care and senior living providers -- an...

How LTC & Senior Living Providers Can Hire Job Applicants In One Hour

November 14, 2018 | Tommy Marzella

A lot goes in to sourcing, interviewing and hiring new candidates. When you factor in all of the areas out of your control, such as background checks and drug screenings, it starts to get even more...

4 Ways Providers Can Use Mobile To Recruit Quality Candidates

November 12, 2018 | Tommy Marzella

Look around you. Smartphones are everywhere. They’re in the hands of people walking down the street, propped up on every treadmill at your gym and even sitting on the table during your morning team...

Ghosted By Candidates? Here Are 10 Reasons Why & How To Fix Them

October 29, 2018 | Tommy Marzella

Halloween may only last one day - but the scary reality of losing out on top-notch talent is a year-long event for some long-term care and senior living providers. What's even more haunting? The...

3 Reasons Senior Care Providers Should Embrace Instant Pay Models

October 15, 2018 | Tommy Marzella

The staffing shortage is here—and it’s not expected to let up anytime soon, as the long-term care and senior living industries will need nearly 2.5 million workers by 2030. Low unemployment, high...

[INFOGRAPHIC] Text-Based Recruiting: Connect With Candidates Faster Than The Speed Of Light

October 9, 2018 | Tommy Marzella

It’s no shock that recruiting employees in senior care is difficult. Providers are struggling to get candidates in the door. Hours of phone tag, interview no-shows and candidates accepting other...

Introducing OnShift® Text2Hire: Our New Text-Based Recruiting Software

September 4, 2018 | Tommy Marzella

We kept seeing the same thing: hiring managers did not contact job applicants fast enough, resulting in organizations losing candidates to other communities. Sometimes they got lucky and were able to...