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How to Look for a New Job in a Recession

Many people believe that individuals who work in the health care industry are immune to the layoffs and furloughs that are happening around the company as a result of the novel coronavirus. However, like many other industries, health care is also being hit particularly hard. If you have recently lost your job or suffered a pay decrease, you might be starting to look for a new opportunity.  Starting the job [...]

2020-05-22T14:22:14-04:00

Effectively Communicating in Times of Crisis

So much is unknown right now. As the country tries to navigate a global pandemic and seeks to get used to a new normal, many of us will be looking for answers. This is probably most important for those in the healthcare industry – and particularly those within the senior care industry.  Employees will need help in understanding the new procedures that should be followed. Residents will want to know the [...]

2020-05-18T08:04:35-04:00

In the Days of COVID-19, How to Keep Your Senior Care Workers Healthy

It is a stressful, confusing, and devastating time, particularly for those working in the health care industry. As people around the world fall victim to the coronavirus, the vulnerable population in senior care facilities is being hit especially hard.  You need to look after your residents, of course; but at the same time, it is critical that you are taking the appropriate steps to keep your employees healthy. After all, [...]

2020-05-11T12:30:21-04:00

Guidelines for Communicating Bad News to Your Employees

In these difficult times, many companies are having to deliver bad news to their employees. In such uncertainty, it can be hard to know the right or wrong way to go about doing this. To help make the process as painless as possible, we have put together some guidelines that can help you along the way. Make sure you come prepared  Anticipate the questions that your employees are likely to [...]

2020-05-03T13:19:03-04:00

How to Effectively Deal with Change

Most organizations, at one time or another, will encounter some sort of big change. This could be an organizational restructuring, a shakeup in leadership, or a facility renovation. Regardless of the specifics, the familiar and comfortable process is shifting, and you need to make the transition as seamless as possible. The goal here is to keep company morale high, and make sure that your team feels confident in the new [...]

2020-04-17T10:19:49-04:00

The Importance of a Caregiver’s Emotional Wellbeing

Caregiving, especially caring for those with chronic conditions, is easily one of the most difficult career paths an individual can choose. It can be emotionally taxing, particularly when you do not see improvement in the patient’s health. Beyond that, caregiving can also be physically challenging and mentally exhausting.  For these reasons, it should come as no surprise that things like absenteeism and turnover rates can be high for caregivers. Job [...]

2020-04-17T10:17:03-04:00

Why Your Next Hire Should Come from Your Internal Team

Caregivers are in hot demand right now. This gives them plenty of opportunity to move to another company, and chances are that your top employees could already be receiving invitations for interviews. Plus, like most employees across industries, the majority of caregivers are “always looking for a better job.” With this being the case, the recruiting and hiring process can be particularly competitive, not to mention expensive. In times like [...]

2020-04-06T16:51:29-04:00

Turning Errors into Opportunity

Making mistakes is a fact of business and life in general. However, errors never occur in isolation; they can have a great impact (negative or positive) on workplace morale. After a mistake is made, there can be a real impulse to either assign blame or just avoid addressing the issue at all. It can be really tempting to just want to move forward and forget that anything even happened. This, [...]

2020-04-06T16:47:38-04:00

The Difference Between Recognition and Appreciation – And Why Your Employees Need Both

If you want to improve your workplace morale, keep up employee efficiency levels, and reduce the risk of turnover, your team needs to know that you care. There are a lot of ways to demonstrate this. Two of the most effective ways are through recognition and appreciation. Many leaders confuse these terms or believe that they mean the same thing, however, there is actually an important difference.  In this article, [...]

2020-03-05T10:47:29-05:00

How a Vision Statement Strengthens Your Company: Today and in the Future

When you are in the midst of all of the work that needs to be done during the day, finding the time to focus on your company’s “brand” can seem impossible – or, at the very least, unimportant. However, this is a critical step that should not be overlooked. Not only can it have a big impact on your workplace morale and employee efficiency, but it can also determine how successful [...]

2020-03-05T10:44:33-05:00
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