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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 »

7 Strategies for Better Hiring Decisions

Few things will improve the quality of your life more than learning how to make high-quality decisions. The average adult makes an exhausting 35,000 decisions per day. Decisions range from the unimportant (Should I schedule these interviews before or after lunch?) to the critically important (Do I hire this candidate?). The consequences of important decisions… Read more »

Write a Healthcare Job Ad That Actually Works

You’ve plastered your job opening all over the internet. Maybe you even invested in paid advertising. Yet nobody is applying. Why? Many healthcare employers don’t realize that the job ad itself could be turning candidates off. Here are 5 things that every job advertisement needs to convince candidates to click ‘apply’: Compensation Details Many employers… Read more »

How to Make Your Senior Living Community Active Adult-Friendly

Those in the 55+ and over demographic are in their golden years. They have more free time and still have the energy to travel, exercise, and go out frequently. And they also are probably not ready to move anywhere that feels like senior living. But the hot housing market is prompting many to downsize their… Read more »

There is a Right Way (and a wrong way) to Use Skills Assessments When Hiring

Everyone puts their best foot forward in an interview. They will usually research the company and the role, prepare thoughtful answers to common interview questions, and show off their most impressive achievements. Of course, face-to-face interviews are essential in the hiring process, especially for any healthcare roles that deal directly with patients. But what else… Read more »

The Power of Resilience

Resilience. It’s one of the secrets to survival, both professionally and personally. It is what has gotten you to where you are, and it’s what will help define who you will become. Looking back at some of the toughest situations you’ve endured, you may have felt there was no other choice. It was a natural… Read more »