Workforce Management

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Embracing Learning and Development

Embracing Learning and Development

Learning and development has gone through monumental changes over the last 15 years. Around the time of the new millennium, Learning & Development teams were mainly utilized as a way to develop and distribute content to employees. Fast-forward to today, and you find the emergence of the Chief Learning Officer (CLO) and other new initiatives to enable employees to excel…
The Dawn of the CLO

The Dawn of the CLO

As the business environment continues to evolve, multiple industries, including the Health and Human Services industry, need to constantly develop new and exciting positions. Over the last 25 years, we have seen the introduction and advancement of one of the most innovative and rewarding positions, the Chief Learning Officer (CLO). This position was first introduced by General Electric to assist…
Encouraging Innovation Governance

Encouraging Innovation Governance

For many organizations in the Health & Human Services industry, making company-wide change can mean spending valuable time and resources on searching for solutions, implementing, and adopting new processes. According to Deloitte ‘Nearly 75% of business leaders stated that their current state of work environments are "Complex to Very Complex", making the ability to implement company-wide changes a difficult undertaking.…
The Pros of Pay for Performance

The Pros of Pay for Performance

Most business leaders view incentive programs as nonessential, expensive and even taboo. However, a recent shows that 90% of business leaders believe that an incentive program could positively impact their business, yet only 25% of them actually have a strategy in place. Organizations that struggle with productivity, recruitment, and retention should consider implementing an incentive program, also known as “Pay…
Freedom From Your Restrictive HR System

Freedom From Your Restrictive HR System

HR systems have a poor reputation for being restrictive and confining. Traditional HR systems own your data and require HR departments to undertake a myriad of labor-intensive processes just to complete weekly tasks, such as effort reportstimesheets and payroll processing. These manual processes paired with the dysfunction of marrying data together from different systems makes for an inefficient use of…
The Neighborhood Approach to Improving Employee Relations

The Neighborhood Approach to Improving Employee Relations

As care providers, it is crucial to have every member of the team working collaboratively to effectively drive results. Improving how employees interact with managers and peers alike will improve the quality of care provided to clients. Similar to members of a neighborhood, maintaining a positive community where employees feel at home will keep the staff focused and effective everyday.…
How to Manage Growing Pains in the Senior Care Industry

How to Manage Growing Pains in the Senior Care Industry

The senior care industry is experiencing a steady increase in the amount of patients needed services. This is also resulting in the rising demand for improved quality of care. According to the Family Caregiver Alliance, there will be an estimated 19.4 million seniors by 2050. This makes seniors aged 85 years and older one of the fastest growing age segments…
Does Your Organizational Culture Emphasize Security?

Does Your Organizational Culture Emphasize Security?

Are you aware that our everyday decisions can have a long-term impact on the security of our systems? Security is not something that can be maintained by a computer, the Internet, or other applications. Instead, it is learned behaviors that can keep your organization’s systems secure by educating and encouraging employees to utilize best practices while using computers, phones, tablets,…
How Long Term Care Facilities Can Keep Their Employees Long-Term

How Long Term Care Facilities Can Keep Their Employees Long-Term

Have you ever wondered what the typical turnover rate is for a long term care, or LTC, employee? A study conducted by the American Health Care Association, or AHCA, showed that there is an approximate 40% turnover rate when it comes to LTC employees. Your employees are essential to your organization’s success, but they may not always be treated that…
How to Implement a New HRIS

How to Implement a New HRIS

Once you have decided that your HR department needs a new HRIS, there are a few steps you will need to take before implementing a new system. Step 1: Get Everyone On Board Some people are resistant to change. In order to ensure a smooth transition, it’s critical that everyone is on board with the new HRIS before making the…