How to Turn Down a Job Offer Gracefully
Right now, organizations are eager for top talent and are pulling out all the stops when bringing on employees. Chances are good that if you’re in the job market and actively interviewing, you’ve had one or more job offers presented to you. However, not every position is right for you
Why Hire an Interim Leader?
Senior Living Interim leaders have become critical to organizational leadership stability especially in the past 18 months. While interim leaders may be brought in to fill an executive position due to a planned or unexpected departure, they are not simply placeholders. Interim leaders serve for various reasons and in a
Wake Up Call…Succession Planning Crucial to Business Survival!
The pandemic has served as a wake-up call to be prepared for the unexpected. For many senior living organizations, that means revisiting their succession plan and for others, it means creating a succession plan. What is succession planning? According to Wikipedia, succession planning is a process for identifying and developing
The 7 In-Demand Employee Skills Due to Covid
A number of job opportunities are beginning to emerge with a revised list of skills needed due to COVID. If you’re a job candidate, now is the time to take stock of your skills to ensure you’re a strong candidate when navigating today’s job market. A report by Deloitte Access
What Are They Thinking?
Due to COVID and variants, workers are rethinking their careers and expectations from employers. In fact, across a number of industries, a quarter of workers plan to look for new jobs according to a poll of 2,000 full-time US workers released by Prudential. However, the number is much higher when
9 Post-COVID Senior Living Workforce Trends That Will Stick
While the senior living industry approaches a recovery phase, we expect that the pandemic will have a long-lasting impact on the industry and its workforce. With that in mind, there are a number of workforce trends that have been accelerated by the pandemic and are expected to stick in a
The New Wave of Counteroffers
Retaining staff in the Senior Living industry has always been a challenge. However, the last 16 months proved to be more than a challenge. It’s been tumultuous and traumatic to say the least. As a result, a number of senior living organizations experienced a staff exodus. While the COVID vaccines
Making a Career Move? Consider This…
Are you an experienced executive or nurse leader in Senior Living and thinking of making a career move? Have you considered Interim Leadership? Being an interim executive or interim nurse leader in senior living can be a highly satisfying and exciting career move. Just imagine: Experiencing a variety of work
What Does it Take to Become a Nursing Home Administrator?
The long-term care industry is one of the largest growing employment fields in the US. This is due to our rapidly aging population. In fact, over 10,000 Baby Boomers turn age 65 every day. Thus, careers in the senior living industry are wide open including the position of Nursing Home
The New Leadership Skill Needed in Post-COVID Era
For ages, managers and executives in all industries have been taught skills to improve employee productivity, employee engagement, verbal communication, accountability and employee satisfaction, and more. However, none of these skills prepared leaders to manage employees’ emotional stress over this past year of COVID. Prior to the pandemic, “Emotional Wellness”