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5 Ways Senior Living Communities Can Recruit Competitively

Good news: Senior Living community occupancy rates are finally picking back up following the losses during the pandemic. The bad news is that the Senior Living industry workforce is at the lowest point in the last fifteen years. This means that communities across the country are scrambling to rebuild their teams to keep up with… Read more »

Is Your Social Media Image Killing your Healthcare Career?

It’s no secret that LinkedIn is a hotspot for recruiting and networking, even for frontline workers in healthcare. And if used correctly, even Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter can become an asset to those looking to strengthen their professional reputation. However, if used incorrectly, these platforms can stall the career of even the most talented healthcare… Read more »

Should I Include Salary in a Job Ad? Yes!

We hear a lot of objections from employers about including pay in job advertisements: “We don’t want competitors to know our rates.” “We’ll lose our negotiating power.” “It might rustle current employees’ feathers.” The list goes on and on. But in a tough labor market, these objections are slowly becoming obsolete. When employers are not… Read more »

Hospitality in Healthcare Expands Recruiting Team and Refocuses Direction

[OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS, May 11, 2022] – Following significant growth in 2021, Hospitality in Healthcare, the Healthcare Recruiting Division of Horizon Hospitality, has brought in Jennifer Walker, BSN, RN, CDP, CADDCT to lead recruiting efforts. Previously with Dementia Solutions KC, training organizations across the Kansas City Metro on dementia care. She has also served as… Read more »

The Four Most In-Demand Skills for Healthcare Executives

According to a recent report, the average tenure of C-suite executives is about 5 years. This, combined with the impact of “The Great Resignation” on the healthcare industry means that organizations are dealing with a wave of executive talent turnover. As facilities grapple with COVID and heightened public scrutiny in the past few years, what… Read more »

Will a Professional Mentor Actually Help Your Healthcare Career?

Countless studies found that professionals with mentors earn higher salaries and are more satisfied with their jobs. And yet, only 37% of professionals say they have a mentor. Whether you take advantage of a formal mentorship program or seek out a mentor on your own, here are some reasons why your healthcare management career will… Read more »

Relationship Building will Make or Break Healthcare Staffing

Those who consider a career in Healthcare are inherently nurturing individuals. But, in an industry known for emotional burnout, attracting those professionals is a tough task. Employers must find a way to connect with candidates on a personal level, before even starting to think about connecting professionally. Here are a few ways healthcare organizations can… Read more »

Curating an Exceptional Culture in Healthcare

Andrew Carnegie was a Scottish-American businessman and philanthropist. Always chatty and eager to share his wisdom, Carnegie once said, “You must capture and keep the heart of the supremely able man before his brain can do its best.” It’s a savvy assessment of the vital connection between heart, mind, results, and retention. How do we… Read more »

How to Make the Functional Food Trend Work for Senior Living

Functional foods, also known as nutraceuticals, are topping the list of food and beverage trends for 2022. And even though senior living facilities are not known for having the trendiest food and beverage offerings, functional foods could be a natural fit for some communities. Here’s how senior living and healthcare communities can make these foods… Read more »

What Does it Take to Create a Resilient Healthcare Team?

“The Great Resignation” of 2021 has put immense stress on healthcare workers. In understaffed teams, employees face increasingly challenging situations, work longer hours and wear multiple hats. This can quickly break down a team’s ability to bounce back from rough shifts or difficult patients, snowballing into even more turnover. We have discussed the power of… Read more »