One size doesn’t fit all when it comes to communication in the workplace.Read More
Long Term Care & Senior Living Blog
The biggest news coming from Washington D.C. this week is that the new Payroll-Based Journal reporting information is due. OK maybe this is the second biggest story. But skilled nursing providers are feeling the pressure to submit the new PBJ staffing requirements to CMS by the November 14th deadline.Read More
Interest in a career in the senior living industry is closely and directly linked with awareness and familiarity with senior living, according to the results of a new survey published by Argentum and conducted by national polling firm ORC International.Read More
Change is hard. We’ve all experienced the pain associated with change at some point. Perhaps it’s a new exercise program. For a couple of weeks, your body will protest the move from sedentary to active with sore muscles and fatigue. After a while it gets a little easier, and then eventually it’s part of your routine. You may even begin to enjoy it, and as your body adapts you’ll most likely lose weight and start to look and feel better. The reward makes the pain endured worth it. But you have to get over the hump.Read More
Social media has taken society by storm, and it affects many areas of daily life, from communication and news consumption to parenting and work.
Nearly two-thirds of American adults use social networking sites, according to social media usage tracking conducted by Pew Research Center. And more and more, workers are using social media while on the job for various reasons, ranging from taking a mental break to making professional connections. But social media use at work can also result in distractions and lost productivity.Read More
It seems that everything under the sun can be handled directly from a mobile device these days.
Need a ride? There’s an app for that. Want to order food? There’s an app for that, too. Have to get in touch with a friend in another time zone or another country? There are several different apps for that.Read More
Believe it or not, calendar Q3 (federal government Q4) has come to an end. It’s now October and you can officially submit all of your PBJ data from the previous quarter.Read More
Fall is my favorite time of year. Not only is pumpkin spice everything back (I know it’s not hip, but it is delicious) but more importantly, it’s my opportunity to visit with providers at association and partner conferences.Read More
At this years’ Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference in Denver, CO, I had the opportunity to meet with many smart and talented senior living leaders and attend some great sessions on workforce issues.Read More
OnShift made an exciting announcement earlier this year: we’ve partnered with national senior living association Argentum (formerly Assisted Living Federation of America) on a three-year initiative that will work to improve the senior living workforce.Read More