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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


A Successful Business Starts with Recruiting

Your employees are the foundation of your business. Any project will only be as good as the team members bringing it to life. Beyond work product, company morale is also strongly tied to the individuals you choose to employ.  Recruitment is not just something that you should be thinking about whenever a vacancy pops up. Instead, you should be actively engaging in the recruitment process if you want to ensure [...]


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, [...]


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. [...]


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  [...]


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 [...]

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