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6 Recruitment Strategies To Fill Key Roles In Assisted Living

It’s important to rethink your recruitment strategies now and again. During the pandemic, this has rung true with Senior and Assisted Living recruiters having to figure out exactly how to move forward and keep up with the demands of the industry. There are several strategies that employers can try their hand at to make recruiting for the business more efficient.…

7 Tips To Master Digital Recruitment For Assisted Living

Recruitment on the whole, specifically the digital recruitment arena, is faced with major yet interesting changes thanks to the pandemic. Employers in Assisted Living have the chance to use this new methodology to benefit them in recruiting potential employees. Recruiting digitally is about more than just video interviewing though. There’s your entire digital presence to consider as well as the…

The Path To Becoming A Director of Nursing: Education and Career Roadmap

The professional medical sector, and perhaps more so the senior living industry, is experiencing a substantial shortage of candidates who fit the role of Director of Nursing (DON). As baby boomers start to retire, the need for this role is increasing and according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, we can expect to see an 18% growth in this…

Getting Creative During COVID-19 With Virtual Tours For Assisted Living Sales

COVID-19 has forced businesses to adapt operations to the times, including finding creative ways to market their products or services. Of course, technology has been a big player in forging and maintaining connections during this time, and it’s no different for the senior living industry.    For obvious safety reasons, many communities aren’t taking prospects on the usual site tour to…

Urgent Hiring Needs Keeping You Up? Here’s Your Plan Of Action

With COVID-19 causing unexpected vacancies which require urgent filling, senior living providers have been under even more pressure than usual to hire suitable candidates at the drop of a hat – candidates who are hard to find as it is, which can lead to the industry being under-staffed at the best of times.  With resourcefulness being the prized skill of…

Displaced Hospitality Workers: Have You Considered Joining The Assisted Living Industry?

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on the hospitality industry with a sizeable portion of hospitality workers either experiencing layoffs or being furloughed. If you fall under the category of displaced hospitality workers, then working in assisted living can offer you a lifeline in these times of uncertainty. Of course, this is not something new, we’ve always…

Executive Director of Assisted Living? Wow Your Plate Is Full – Learn How Executive Director’s are Handling the Pressures of COVID

The COVID-19 pandemic has every executive director of assisted living communities scrambling to reconfigure operations while maintaining a sense of normality for residents and staff. Not only have you had to devise and implement stricter safety protocols, but you have also had to manage and source employees, keep up morale, as well as mobilize resources. This is on top of…

Senior Living Activities – How COVID Has Broken the Group Setting

As a senior living activities director, your job has certainly been cut out for you during Covid-19. With the continued pandemic, our worlds have been turned upside down. However, this is not always a bad thing. In the article, we’ll look into how providers and managers have had to relook at their group norm strategies and the trends in senior…