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Evaluating An HCM Platform? Here's What Senior Care Providers Should Look For

August 6, 2021 | Jess Modic

Human capital management (HCM). It’s a term that’s thrown around often these days, but what does it really mean? According to TechTarget, it’s a comprehensive set of practices and tools used for...

A Growing Number Of Organizations & Associations Join The Vaccine Mandate Movement

August 5, 2021 | Peter Corless

There have been several developments this past week on the vaccine mandate front. Dozens of organizations have instituted mandates, and a growing list of industry associations are offering their...

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: 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 they...

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...

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 which...

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 a...

ICYMI: Post-Pandemic Labor Cost Reduction & Employee Engagement Best Practices For A Fresh Start

June 4, 2021 | Jason Kasik

As part of OnShift's Customer Success team, I work with our valued clients to understand and solve their most pressing workforce challenges. And while the pandemic has definitely taken a toll on the...

New Research Shows Providers Increased Resident Care Levels During Pandemic

June 2, 2021 | Peter Corless

It's very unfortunate that the media have painted senior care communities in a not-so-positive light throughout the pandemic. This is unfair for a number of reasons. First, it was determined early on...

Customer Success Story: Belmont Village Improves Employee Engagement Through Partnership With OnShift

May 27, 2021 | Jess Modic

Belmont Village, a senior living organization with approximately 3700 employees across 30+ communities, approached OnShift in 2016 with a few key workforce management goals in mind. They were looking...

The Importance of Collaborative Employee Scheduling In Behavioral Healthcare

May 21, 2021 | Cari Rosenberger

Employee scheduling in behavioral healthcare can be complex. But when done effectively, it can help organizations reduce excess labor costs, boost employee satisfaction and engagement, and improve...

ICYMI: Occupancy Growth & Employee Retention Strategies From Osprey Village

May 19, 2021 | Jess Modic

At this stage of the pandemic, two of the key priorities for senior care organizations include rebuilding occupancy and stabilizing their workforce. So, when we learned that one of our customers was...