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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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EEO compliance starts with your application process

March 14, 2022 | Elise Walton

With pressure to hire more employees faster, you can easily lose sight of keeping your applicant tracking system organized and compliant. But don’t forget about Equal Employment Opportunity...

Employee Appreciation Should Last More Than A Day

March 2, 2022 | Elise Walton

Did you know Employee Appreciation Day is March 4th? The holiday might have snuck up on you, but you don’t need a special day to celebrate the people who make your organization great. Showing your...

5 Time & Attendance Must-Haves For A Better Employee Experience

February 25, 2022 | Cari Rosenberger

Boosting retention and improving the employee experience is a top priority for many long-term care and senior living providers. In fact, a recent survey found that 83% of providers are placing a high...

Achieve Recruitment Success With Shorter Applications

February 17, 2022 | Elise Walton

It’s tempting to pre-screen job candidates with lots of questions in an application form before communicating with them. However, with today’s ultra-competitive job market, you can’t afford to...

The New Five-Star Staffing Guide Is Here

February 14, 2022 | Elise Walton

Knowing the ins and outs of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) Five-Star Quality Rating system is critical to driving census growth. Potential residents and their families,...

Overtime In Post Acute Care and Senior Living: What To Embrace & What To Avoid

February 10, 2022 | Cari Rosenberger

With today’s labor crisis, overtime has become an absolute necessity if you want to staff consistently for quality care and service. In fact, 76% of senior care organizations report they often rely...

Building A Path For Success: Career Development In Senior Care

February 2, 2022 | Peter Corless

We often say that mission is what drives someone to take a job in senior care. They have a calling to care for others and often have had experience caring for an elderly loved one in the past. This...

New CMS 5-Star Quality Rating Calculations Explained

January 26, 2022 | Peter Corless

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that weekend staffing and staff turnover will be published on the Medicare.gov Care Compare website starting this month (January...

OnShift Now Integrates with ADP® Through ADP Marketplace

January 25, 2022 | Cari Rosenberger

As part of our ongoing dedication to help providers maximize value and deliver a great employee experience, OnShift has added two data integrations to ADP Marketplace, a digital storefront of HR...

Employee Turnover & Weekend Staffing Levels Going Public On Nursing Home Compare

January 12, 2022 | Peter Corless

In a memo issued on Friday, January 7, 2022, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that both weekend staffing levels and employee turnover data will be made public on Nursing...

Must-Have Senior Care Employee Perks & Programs To Drive Retention In 2022

January 6, 2022 | Cari Rosenberger

According to our recent Workforce 360 Survey, 96% of senior care providers are facing staffing shortages. Continuously challenged by rising turnover and difficulties finding and hiring qualified...

OnShift’s Top Blog Posts of 2021

December 28, 2021 | Elise Walton

Recruitment. Management. Retention. These are the topics that stand out when we look through our most popular blog posts from the past year, and that’s not surprising. With a competitive hiring...