Quiet Quitting: Separating the Symptom from the Cause

Quiet Quitting in Healthcare

Quiet quitting. What began as a viral video has become one of the most talked about (and written about) topics this year. Is it a valid phenomenon, or is it nothing more than catchy clickbait? To a certain degree, the answer to that question does not matter. Rather than debating the significance of the symptoms,… Read more »

Does Your Healthcare Organization Have a Succession Plan?

Tips for Creating a Succession Plan for Healthcare Executives

The wave of boomers retiring is reaching its full crest. This is not news, of course, but their mass exodus from the workforce has created a problem that many have dubbed “The Great Retirement.” The solution, in part, is to identify the next generation of leaders to fill their shoes. In addition to closing the… Read more »

Make Your Words Matter

Humans speak their first fully-formed words sometime between 9 – 12 months of age. It’s a big deal, delighting our parents and launching us into the world of interactive communication. For the rest of our lives, words are the foundation of (almost) everything we do. Psychologist Dr. Jordan Peterson says, “If you can think, speak,… Read more »

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 »