Overcoming Obstacles to Success in Human Services Organizations

Overcoming Obstacles to Success in Human Services Organizations

It’s no secret that Health and Human Services agencies across the country are faced with annual budget constraints. Organizations are constantly pushed to “do more with less.” Sound familiar? State and federal aid may provide temporary relief, but agencies are expected to meet the ever-increasing demand and expectations of their services, regardless of their budget size. While budgeting restraints might…
Five Question Fridays With Dr. Lloyd Sederer

Five Question Fridays With Dr. Lloyd Sederer

Welcome to the latest installment of our ‘Five Question Fridays’ interview series. This interview series aims to discuss everything from technology to policy with some of the most respected thought leaders, executives, and advocates in the industry.  Our last guest was Glenda Wrenn, Director of Behavioral Health for the Kennedy-Satcher Center for Mental Health Equity, who talked about the current…
Top 5 Employee Onboarding Best Practices

Top 5 Employee Onboarding Best Practices

As the demand for Health and Human Services continues to rise, organizations within the industry are prioritizing their recruiting efforts to serve more clients. According to the DATIS 2017 State of Workforce Management Report, hundreds of Health and Human Services executives identified Recruiting & Retention as the top trend impacting their organizations. As these executives attempt to hire more employees…
Stay Away from Remote Software Implementations

Stay Away from Remote Software Implementations

Today’s Health and Human Services executives are constantly on the lookout for different ways to make their organizations more efficient and effective. As innovation becomes a requirement to keep up with the increase in demand for services, a great number of organizations are on the verge of investing in software that would enhance their internal processes and allow them to…
Incorporating Contingent Workers Into Your Organization

Incorporating Contingent Workers Into Your Organization

Does your organization employ contingent workers? With today’s contingent workforce at an all-time high, and growing steadily, chances are that your answer is “yes.” In fact, as early as 2014, Forbes reported that 40% of the U.S. Workforce was made up of contingent workers. Traditionally, contingent workers are generally categorized as employees who don’t have full-time or “secure” jobs. Contingent…
Four Major Considerations When Investing in HR Software

Four Major Considerations When Investing in HR Software

Choosing the right HR software for your organization can be a draining process. With so many vendors filling up the marketplace, it is easy to become overwhelmed with all of the options available and settle for the big and established corporate players in the game. However, failing to do extensive research during the search stage of the vendor selection process…
Solving the Employee Engagement Mystery

Solving the Employee Engagement Mystery

Now more than ever, organizations are realizing the importance of an effective employee engagement strategy. According to the 2017 State of Workforce Management Trends Report, 88% of respondents stated employee engagement was either “Extremely” or “Very Important.” However, just over 50% of executives admitted that they did not have a strategy for engagement, or that their strategy was outdated. Achieving…
Five Question Fridays With Dr. Glenda Wrenn

Five Question Fridays With Dr. Glenda Wrenn

This is the second installment of our ‘Five Question Fridays’ interview series. The goal of this interview series is to talk to the brightest minds in the Health and Human Services about everything from technology to policy. Last week, we spoke to the CEO of Mental Health America, Paul Gionfriddo, about the recent increase in demand for Mental Health services…
Protecting Your Employer Brand in a Digital Age

Protecting Your Employer Brand in a Digital Age

An organization’s reputation is much harder to control than it used to be. Previously, building and maintaining an employer brand was handled through press releases and public communications. Organizations could pick and choose what information they wanted released, and what information they wanted to keep quiet. However, recent advances in technology have made protecting an employer brand much more complicated,…
Five Question Fridays with Paul Gionfriddo

Five Question Fridays with Paul Gionfriddo

Welcome to the first installment of our ‘Five Question Fridays’ interview series, where we will be talking to some of the Health and Human Service industry’s leading thought leaders about everything from technology to policy. Check back here every Friday to learn from some of the industry’s most respected speakers, authors, executives, and experts. Our first guest is Paul Gionfriddo.…