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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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Beyond The Statement: Taking Action In Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

July 30, 2021 | James Balda

Every leader at every level has the power to make a difference, whether that means making flexibility possible in an employee’s schedule or mentoring and promoting someone whose leadership...

Gamifying Employee Attendance To Reduce Excess Labor Costs In Senior Care

July 23, 2021 | Michelle Maly

Employee engagement software, at its core, is meant to boost staff satisfaction and reduce turnover. And we created OnShift Engage back in 2017 to achieve both of those things through automated...

New Research Into The Needs, Wants & Challenges Of Frontline Staff

July 21, 2021 | Mark Woodka

If there’s a silver lining to the pandemic, it’s that senior living providers put an extra focus on listening to and supporting their staff. And to help providers continue this effort moving...

5 Ways Home Health Providers Can Stand Out From The Competition & Hire Top Talent

July 16, 2021 | Jenna Berris

When it comes to hiring in home health, competition is at an all-time high. In fact, our most recent Workforce 360 Report found that 67% of healthcare professionals cite finding and hiring...

How Skilled Nursing Facilities Can Prepare For Inevitable Staffing Ratio Increases

July 13, 2021 | Peter Corless

Most of us who have worked or are working in the skilled nursing profession know that federal law requires Medicare- and Medicaid-certified nursing homes to have a registered nurse (RN) on duty at...

New & Notable: 5 Innovative Recruitment & Retention Tactics To Try Today

July 9, 2021 | Peter Corless

The stakes are higher than ever for attracting hourly workers as retail and hospitality are now offering sign-on bonuses, flexible schedules and even free tutoring for employees’ children. But...

New Research: Insight Into Employees' Personal & Professional Needs, Wants & Challenges

July 1, 2021 | Mike Pumphrey

The pandemic taught us the power of listening to and supporting our employees. And to help providers continue these efforts and make more informed decisions about the initiatives and resources...

Why Now Is The Time For I/DD Providers To Rethink Their Timeclocks

June 30, 2021 | Cari Rosenberger

Change has been inevitable over the last year. And as we enter into the next chapter, many I/DD providers are taking a closer look at the technologies they currently have in place. According to a...

Celebrating CNA Week With Altercare Mayfield Village

June 25, 2021 | Jenna Berris

At OnShift, we love any opportunity to connect with our customers in person. And since we have so many in the greater Cleveland area, our sheet cake deliveries have been a staple during national...

The Top Strategies For Providing Person-Centered Care In LTC & Senior Living

June 24, 2021 | Lori Presser

What does the future of care look like in our assisted living and long-term care communities? Answering that question has been the main priority for the Ohio-Person Centered Care Coalition, for...

New! The Executive Buyer’s Guide To Modern Time & Attendance Software

June 17, 2021 | Cari Rosenberger

The events of the last year or so have shown us just how important technology is to the future of the senior care industry, especially as a growing number of people enter communities. In fact, in ...

Q&A With A SAGE Coordinator During PRIDE 2021

June 15, 2021 | Tommy Marzella

If you recall, a couple of years back, we sat down with Mary Beth Bartholomew, SAGE Programs Activity Coordinator for the LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland

When we tapped into Mary...