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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »