Understanding Turnover: Will They Stay Or Will They Go Now?

Employee turnover: It’s an issue for every long-term care administrator and staff manager. However, there are tools to help organizations choose the right employees, reduce turnover, and increase employee satisfaction. Our Scientific Advisor, Dr. Frederick Morgeson, of Michigan State University, recently hosted a HealthcareSource-sponsored webinar on reducing turnover for McKnight’s Long-Term Care News. In our recent

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Journey to Magnet Excellence®: eLearning & Nursing Distinction

This post is an excerpt from our white paper Journey to Magnet Excellence®: How Talent Management Influences Nursing Distinction. In this white paper, we discuss how hospitals with ANCC Magnet Recognition® focus on developing and maintaining a culture committed to advancing nursing practice and nursing excellence in alignment with a hospital’s strategic goals.

Identifying and Developing Leaders to Impact HCAHPS Scores

I recently attended a workshop held by the American College of Healthcare Executives on the “Journey to Excellence: How High-Performing Healthcare Leaders Achieve Organizational Success.” It was interesting to sit with healthcare leaders and hear about their challenges around driving greater organizational performance in the complicated and challenging world of healthcare. One thing was very

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Why Social Media Should be Part of your Recruitment Strategy

This is a guest blog by Meghan Doherty, our Content Marketing Specialist at HealthcareSource. Meghan is responsible for our educational content development pertaining to the HealthcareSource Quality Talent SuiteSM and manages our white papers, surveys, thought leadership webinars, social media channels, and the HealthcareSource Blog. Connect with Meghan on LinkedIn.  According to SproutSocial, 14.4 million people have used

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10 Healthcare HR Facepalm Moments You can Relate to, as Told by GIFs

This is a guest blog by Meghan Doherty, our Content Marketing Specialist at HealthcareSource. Meghan is responsible for our educational content development pertaining to the HealthcareSource Quality Talent SuiteSM and manages our white papers, surveys, thought leadership webinars, social media channels, and the HealthcareSource Blog. Connect with Meghan on LinkedIn.  Facepalm moments. We’ve all had them. Whether

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The Latest Buyer Trends in Applicant Tracking Software

Costly, labor-intensive human capital is a burden on business overhead expenses. For example, hires that don’t work out add additional expenses. A report published by The Center for American Progress states that it costs 20 percent of a worker’s salary to replace that worker. Therefore, an efficient hiring process that secures the right worker who becomes an engaged

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HR Initiatives to Reduce Costs in Long-Term Care

This post is an excerpt from the HealthcareSource and ASHHRA 2013 HR Initiatives Survey white paper. In this white paper, we reveal what your peers in long-term care identified as their top HR initiatives to reduce costs, and improve resident satisfaction and safety. Download our 2013 HR Initiatives Survey white paper to learn the survey results, along with insights from

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Reducing Social Isolation of Residents through your Staff

Protecting the health of residents is the primary focus of long-term care communities. Nursing staff are carefully trained to attend to all aspects of residents’ physical well-being, and the hiring process generally focuses on the candidate’s specific caregiving skills and experience. One element of residents’ health that needs to be kept in mind during the

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