According to Wikipedia, a gut feeling, or gut reaction, is a visceral emotional reaction to something. It may be negative, such as a feeling of uneasiness, or positive, such as a feeling of trust. Gut feelings are generally regarded as not modulated by conscious thought, and as a reflection of intuition rather than rationality. A gut feeling can be
It’s such a simple concept that talent acquisition professionals in long term care sometimes take it for granted – you should hire nice people to work at your communities. My friend/AP Journalist Katie Zeizma travels a lot for her job. She was in the lobby bar at some hotel somewhere in the United States and saw
The key to providing high-quality long term care is to ensure that employees who deliver that care feel fulfilled by their work. I believe that a direct connection exists between employee satisfaction and resident well-being in long term care communities. Residents gain an increased sense of security when they’re able to establish relationships with long term
Most experts agree that compassion is necessary in just about every industry known to man. It helps grow companies, bond employees, strengthen team efforts and produce magnificent results. In long term care communities, compassion is the driving force behind the community’s reputation and maintaining happy residents. One of the most difficult challenges that you’ll face as an interviewer
Social media for healthcare recruitment is a hot topic these days. The results of the the HR initiatives survey we did in conjunction with ASHHRA showed that 30% of respondents chose social media for sourcing as one of their most important upcoming initiatives. After speaking with NRH about how they utilize social media for sourcing, I was inspired to sit
Back at their conference in December, the National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care tackled one of the biggest issues facing an aging population: What can we do right now to ensure that we pass on a culture of employee responsibility in long term care to the next generation of caregivers?
They say the success of any facet of your business can almost always be traced back to motivated employees. From productivity and profitability to recruiting and retention, hardworking and happy employees lead to triumph. This most certainly rings true for healthcare; employees who are satisfied with their work are essential for healthcare organizations in order to deliver high-quality,