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How Technology Is Shaping Dementia Care and Rehabilitation

People living with dementia, Alzheimer’s, or other cognitive impairments face a wide range of challenges. Communication can be severely limited, making it difficult for family members and caregivers to understand the individual’s needs. Often, mobility is also impacted, which can result in isolation or injury.  Thankfully, continued investment in technology has addressed some of the greatest hurdles that many elderly patients are beginning to face. Not only does this improve [...]


The Effects of a Toxic Work Culture 

When is the last time that you thought about your company’s work culture? Is it a positive place to be, where employees collaborate with one another and offer constructive feedback? Or is it a toxic environment where employees compete with one another, managers play favorites, and communication is either lacking or destructive?  A toxic work culture can have far-reaching, negative effects. Investing in your company’s culture is one of the [...]


Thinking of Job Hopping? Keep This in Mind

Just a couple of generations ago, it was generally expected that you would stay with one (maybe two) companies over the course of your professional career. But things are changing. Many employers now expect to see more varied resumes which include a number of company names, and even different industries.  Job hopping can definitely be a strength – but there are things that you should keep in mind along the way.  Prioritize [...]


Are You Effectively Communicating with Family Members?

We all know that communication is key. This is especially true when it comes to senior living. Effectively communicating to residents helps increase their engagement and morale. It is helpful to share things like event calendars and updates with flyers and door hangings. Friendly notes of congratulations or well wishes can also go a long way. When putting together these communications, remember how important things like font size and reminders [...]


What the Labor Shortage in Health Care Means

Chances are that you have seen the headlines. With 10,000 Baby Boomers turning 65 every single day, the health care industry is facing a major labor shortage. In fact, it is estimated that the elderly population will double within the next couple of decades. This will have a tremendous impact on a great number of people.  Given that this population often wants to live out the remainder of their lives [...]


Increase Productivity Through Work-Life Balance

Having a healthy work-life balance is important to being an effective employee and staying productive over time. By focusing too much on work–in a way that cuts into personal time or creates a lot of undue stress–employees are more likely to burn out. This can have a negative impact on employee morale, company culture, and your bottom line.  Managers should focus on facilitating and maintaining a good work/life balance in [...]


Interview Tips You Cannot Afford to Ignore

To say that interviews are stressful is an understatement. In a short period of time, you need to prove that you have the right experience and expertise for the position. To make this process as painless as possible, keep these four tips in mind.  Do your homework.  Reading the job description is not adequate preparation for an interview. Research the company and the interviewer. Make sure that you are up [...]


Key Tips to Stay Productive This Summer

One of the biggest fears that employers have during summer months is that all production will suddenly come to a grinding halt. And without taking the appropriate precautions, this is truly a genuine concern. Keep in mind the following tips so that you make sure that your team continues to operate efficiently, while still giving your employees the time off they deserve – doing so can actually help increase productivity. [...]


Fill Your Open Position with Social Media Recruiting 

Want to reach a huge qualified audience for your open position? Then you better be taking advantage of social media recruiting. But not just any old job post will do. Make sure that you keep the following advice in mind if you want the best candidates to apply.  This Is a Long-Term Game Effective social media recruiting is not something that you can just tune into when you have an [...]


Why You Should Be Promoting from Within

Do you have an open position that you have been trying to fill for ages? You might not have considered that the best candidate is sitting (at a computer) right in front of you. Some of the very best hires are made from promoting within your company. Take a look at these reasons why.   Strengthens Company Culture You cannot forget just how important company culture is. When you promote [...]

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