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Interim Talent on the Rise in 2020

Across all industries, we’re experiencing a candidate-driven market that is fueled by a growing demand for top talent during an era of short supply. The Senior Living industry is certainly feeling the pain. According to Hunt Scanlon, the most widely referenced, single source for information in the human capital sector, the need for talent has led to nearly three million people being employed in interim jobs. This number is expected to grow at a healthy pace over the next few years into 2025 as companies strive to stay agile in the midst of changing market needs.

Hiring interim workers can help businesses sidestep talent gaps, minimize business disruption, and remain competitive. A recent report by CareerBuilder found that 47 percent of employers reported that they planned to hire interim workers this past year, up slightly from 46 percent in 2018. Of these employers, 58 percent plan to transition some interim workers into full-time, permanent roles.

According to Julie Rupenski, President of MedBest, “Now more than ever, clients are asking for interim executive consultants and solutions. They recognize their tremendous value when it comes to providing internal leadership as well as serving as a placeholder.  In addition, interim resources can take some of the pressure off while searching for the right long-term fit.”

What does it take to be a senior living interim resource?

Ability to Hit the Ground Running

-Adaptable to High Pressure Situations

-Quick to Identify and Solve Team Pain Points

-Ability to Transition Role Seamlessly to Successor

Currently, the most popular senior living interim positions include:

Executive Directors

Nursing Home Administrators

Directors of Nursing

MDS Coordinators

Directors of Resident Care / Directors of Resident Services / Wellness Directors

Bringing interim professionals on board, is a viable and prudent way for your senior living organization to backfill an open position, minimize business disruption, and stay competitive!



Julie RupenskiJulie Medbest is the Founder, President & CEO of MedBest, opening the doors in 2001. Since that time, Julie has gained national recognition for providing top talent solutions exclusively for the Senior Living Industry. Her specialties include filling C-Suite, Vice President, Regional, and Property level positions.

Julie has an in-depth knowledge of the Senior Living Industry since she previously worked in operations for both Senior Housing and Senior Living. Today, Julie makes it her personal and professional mission to place qualified people in health care positions where they have the greatest impact.

Julie’s industry articles and interviews have been published in Provider Magazine, LeadingAge Magazine, Florida Health Care Association Newsletter, PULSE, Florida Assisted Living Association Magazine, ASPIRE, and Florida Senior Living Association Newsletter.

Julie earned her degree in Gerontology at the University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida and continues to cultivate her career through senior living conferences, forums, trade shows, and expos.

Contact Julie Rupenski at / 727-526-1294.


Interim executive placementABOUT MEDBEST

MedBest is a national Executive Search Firm exclusive to the Senior Living Industry established in 2001.  We recruit and acquire exceptional executive talent for all types of Senior Living Organizations and Communities across the US including Assisted Living, Continuing Care Retirement Communities, Independent Living, Memory Care, and Skilled Nursing Facilities.

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