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Why the 40-Hour Work Week Is a Thing of the Past

Let’s face it. The 40-hour work week has been dead for a while. Of course, there have always been those who put in sixty hours or more a week, whether by personal choice or company demand. But today, fewer and fewer companies are enforcing strict hours that employees need to clock in and out at.  And it makes sense. After all, our work lives and home lives don’t look the [...]

2019-06-03T12:30:39-04:00

Prevent Burnout for Happy and Efficient Employees

There is often a honeymoon period with new employees. At the beginning, they show up to work early and put in the extra time and energy to ensure that they produce their best work. Unfortunately, this does not always last forever.  After a while, employees might start to feel like they are treading water. Productivity and company morale can start to decline. Burnout can also mean a higher turnover rate, [...]

2019-05-27T13:22:33-04:00

Make a Professional-Looking Resume Right Out of School

Applying for your first professional job is a daunting task. If you are just graduating from school, you might worry that you do not have enough experience to even fill a full page. Not to worry. As a new grad, these are three areas that you should focus on in your resume, which can help show hiring managers who you are and what you would bring to a new position. [...]

2019-05-20T11:52:20-04:00

3 Things You Should Know About Working with Millennials

It pays to know the unique traits and characteristics that you are likely to experience when working with different generations. When you are aware of the things that motivate your employees, you can do a better job of keeping them happy – and on your team. Keep in mind these following attributes when it comes to working with some of your youngest employees.  They Are More Likely to Jump Between Jobs  [...]

2019-08-01T11:32:33-04:00

Can Your Credit Score Impact Your Job Search?

Nowadays, fewer and fewer organizations are conducting in-depth background checks as part of their hiring process. And a credit report is generally pretty low on the list. In fact, only about a quarter of companies will do so as part of their application process, and this is generally only when the position is directly related to managing finances or accounts.  So, could a poor credit score keep you from landing [...]

2019-05-06T18:25:29-04:00

3 Ways Introverts Are Leading Today’s Workplace

The loudest voices in the room aren’t the only ones you should be listening to. I’m sure that this goes without saying, but it can be all too easy to discount the quiet ones in the workplace. However, doing so would be a huge disservice to your company.  In fact, introverts have many unique qualities that can offer enormous advantages to your company – and not only when it comes [...]

2019-04-29T10:46:34-04:00

Employee Monitoring in the Care Industry: When You Should and Shouldn’t

There has been a lot of discussion recently about the use of employee surveillance systems. Are they an invasion of privacy? How do they alter the behaviors of employees? Can they actually do more harm than good?  To some extent, it depends on the industry. For those that serve customers—particularly as it relates to their health and wellbeing—it can an extremely important precaution to put into place.  With the surveillance [...]

2019-04-23T08:20:06-04:00

Tips and Tricks to Grow Your Company Page on LinkedIn

When a lot of businesses think about their social media presence, their minds immediately go to platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. But for many industries—including senior care—LinkedIn is just as important, if not arguably more so.  Why? LinkedIn is not only the go-to platform for business information, but it’s also an opportunity for you to define yourself as an industry expert and thought leader.  Polish Your Company Page For [...]

2019-04-16T12:29:32-04:00

Tips for Writing Job Postings that Attract Great Candidates

If you’ve had a position open for a while and still haven’t found any great contenders, you may want to revisit your job posting. This is an area where you truly reap what you sow, so it pays to take the time to put together something that is thoughtful and will set you up for success. Keep in mind the following recommendations to attract high quality talent. Include Nice-to-Haves and [...]

2019-04-24T12:50:46-04:00

Healthy Ways to Stress Less at Work

Working in caregiving may be one of the most rewarding jobs that you can have—but it is also one of the most stressful. Learning how to effectively deal with stress can be the difference between a long and fruitful career, and burning out early. The following tips are important not only to your own personal health and wellbeing, but also to the individuals in your care.   Deep and Focused [...]

2019-04-03T10:41:35-04:00
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