Health and Human Services

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Recruitment Issues Facing Human Services Organizations

Recruitment Issues Facing Human Services Organizations

As mental health gains political, cultural, and international attention, more Americans are seeking help from licensed, qualified professionals in their area. While industry executives are encouraged by the increasing demand for services, they’re currently faced with the challenge of adequately staffing their organizations to meet the current needs of their communities, let alone grow their workforce for the future. While…
Things to Know Before NatCon 18

Things to Know Before NatCon 18

NatCon 18 is just around the corner and the excitement is high around the DATIS office. This year marks the eighth NatCon conference for DATIS, and this year’s lineup is set to be one of the best yet. With that said, we wanted to share some helpful information about NatCon 18 and National Harbor to make sure that all attendees…
How To Increase Retention Without Raising Salaries

How To Increase Retention Without Raising Salaries

DATIS’ annual State of Workforce Management Report surveyed over 400 Health and Human Services executives regarding current priorities, challenges, and goals. Not surprisingly, the biggest challenge overall was recruiting and retaining top talent. 42% of respondents answered that their respective organizations experience turnover rates of 20% or higher. Employee turnover at these rates not only costs organizations substantial money and…
Common Regulatory Compliance Issues Facing Health and Human Services Organizations

Common Regulatory Compliance Issues Facing Health and Human Services Organizations

Regulatory compliance is the practice of conforming to and abiding by all laws, regulations, guidelines, and specifications relevant to a given organization. While all industries are faced with unique compliance obligations that must be adhered to, maintaining regulatory compliance is especially crucial for Health and Human Services organizations. Not only are the policies surrounding these organizations constantly changing, but the…
Top 10 Stats From the 2018 State of Workforce Management

Top 10 Stats From the 2018 State of Workforce Management

Don't forget to download our 2018 State of Workforce Management Report, which reveals the top trends, challenges, and goals of executives in the new year. While many companies like Deloitte, McKinsey & Company, SHRM, and many others release annual reports for mass consumption, DATIS found that not many of these stats reflected the current landscape of the Health and Human…
The True Cost of Turnover for Human Service Organizations

The True Cost of Turnover for Human Service Organizations

Across all industries, attracting and retaining top talent are top priorities among executives. This is particularly true of nonprofit Human Services organizations, who are constantly looking to grow their workforces to meet the increasing demand of their clients and patients. Unfortunately, this industry is notorious for high turnover rates, with organizations often reaching turnover as high as 40%. While all…
Sacrificing Comfort for Growth with HR Technology

Sacrificing Comfort for Growth with HR Technology

Change is hard. Sticking to what we know is easy. Taking risks and leaps of faith are a test of our physical and mental strength, and the older we get the tougher and more impactful these decisions become. Often, however, it becomes clear that change is necessary to better ourselves and, from a business standpoint, our organizations. Many nonprofit executives…
Five Question Fridays with Craig Bass

Five Question Fridays with Craig Bass

Introducing this week's installment of ‘Five Question Fridays,’ a unique interview series that seeks insight from some of the most respected leaders, experts, and executives in the Health and Human Services industry. Last week, we hosted Susan Dreyfus, CEO of the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities. Susan talked everything from the growth of Alliance to being recognized on NonProfit Time's…
Five Question Fridays with Susan Dreyfus

Five Question Fridays with Susan Dreyfus

Welcome to the latest installment of ‘Five Question Fridays,’ a one of-a-kind interview series that seeks insight from some of the most respected leaders, experts, and executives in their respected field. Our previous interview featured Sharlyn Lauby, founder of HR Bartender, one of the most-visited and trusted HR blogs on the web. Sharlyn discussed everything from technologies role in HR…
Why Healthcare Executives Are Investing in Digital Strategies

Why Healthcare Executives Are Investing in Digital Strategies

We currently live in a time where innovation is the new standard. Organizations that aren’t currently working towards eliminating their manual, paper-based processes are running the risk of falling behind. This is especially true for Healthcare organizations, where demand for their services is growing faster than almost every other industry in the United States. According to TIME Magazine, the Healthcare…