On my drive into work this morning, I found myself wondering how we are already more than half-way through January 2017. Seriously, where has the time gone?! I have mixed emotions about the time flying by. I'm a little behind on my resolutions (ugh, don't judge) but at the same time, I'm very excited about what 2017 has in store.Read More
Long Term Care & Senior Living Blog
For better or worse, sick days are just a matter of doing business. In most cases of employees calling off, it’s because they’re sick—especially during flu season and during the winter months when viruses tend to be more common.
But then there are those who call in for other reasons (sometimes humorous after the fact), leaving employers short staffed and scrambling to fill shifts and rearrange schedules.Read More
Many of you may be aware that I have the distinct privilege and honor to serve on the Board of Governors of the American Healthcare Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL). AHCA has one position on its Board for an Associate Business Member which is filled with a representative from the Vendor Partner community.Read More
Job growth in senior living continues to accelerate, adding a net 5,100 jobs in the 3rd quarter of 2016, according to Argentum’s most recent report, “State of the Senior Living Workforce,” sponsored by OnShift.Read More
It’s hard to believe another year is almost behind us. And what a year it was! For OnShift, 2016 was a year of partnership, innovation and learning.
I’m one of those people that need to be connected to work - always. But work continues even when I’m not in the office, which can make it difficult. That’s why having my phone within arm’s length is critical to getting my work done.Read More
The first Payroll-Based Journal reporting period had its challenges, from confusion on which direct care hours providers should report to technical difficulties when submitting. These multiple issues led the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to postpone the initial submission deadline from November 14, 2016 to December 1, 2016.Read More
While the senior living industry faces challenges in growing, training and retaining a caring, professional workforce, its status as a recession-proof, growth industry makes it attractive to millennials and will help create solutions, according to an expert in leading and managing organizational change.Read More
Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday. It is not commercial and artificial; it is a time to reflect on our lives, friends, loved ones and others that influence our lives and be thankful for all that we have.Read More
One size doesn’t fit all when it comes to communication in the workplace.Read More