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3 Ways Caregivers Want to Be Recognized

Recognition relates directly to job satisfaction. It is a defining factor in any employee’s sense of worth in the workplace. According to a Gallup poll, employees who report feeling under-recognized at work are three times more likely to quit in the next year. With caregiver turnover at 61.6%, home care [...]

Jun 8, 2015|Articles|2 Comments
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Caregiver Reviews: Ways You Can Make Them More Effective

Caregiver reviews. The term alone puts a bad taste in the mouth of employees and employers alike. While the reasons for this may vary from business to business, and even employee to employee, one common problem with performance reviews is frequency. Most companies are only implementing an annual system, which [...]

Aug 25, 2014|Articles|0 Comments
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How to Create a Successful Employee Referral Program

Finding, hiring and retaining high-quality caregivers can be your biggest challenge as a home care business owner. According to the “2014 Private Duty Benchmarking Study,” more and more home care businesses are utilizing an employee referral program to find new caregivers. In 2012, only 9.2% noted that employee referrals were [...]

Aug 19, 2014|Articles|0 Comments
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Ideas for Getting Your Caregivers to Become Proactively Engaged in Training

You have planned important training opportunities for your caregivers during the upcoming months, and now the challenge is to motivate caregivers to attend. You can plan the most informative, valuable training opportunities, but without incentives, your caregivers may not make an effort to attend. True, many caregivers will attend training [...]

Feb 3, 2014|Articles|2 Comments
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Top 10 Complaints from Home Caregivers

We recently wrote about the top 10 complaints we receive from home care clients about their providers or caregivers. Kristi Larson, the Home Care Pulse Director of Customer Development, has also kept track of the top 10 complaints from caregivers: 1. Not Getting Paid Enough Sometimes caregivers don’t understand why [...]

Oct 2, 2013|Articles|1 Comment
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Tips for Retaining Your A+ Caregivers

Although recruiting A+ caregivers can be difficult, the hardest part has become retaining them. There are no guarantees when hiring a new employee, as some plan to keep the job and others continue looking for a “better” one. So, what can you do to help your caregivers be happy with [...]

Sep 25, 2013|Articles|6 Comments
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How to Make Your Home Care Business a Friendly Place to Work

A friendly work environment is key to a healthy business because it ensures your employees enjoy their jobs, leading to low turnover. By following these 4 steps, you can improve your work environment, and make your employees happier. Be flexible Every employee has different needs. One may only be available [...]

Sep 16, 2013|Articles|0 Comments
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Home Care Management: The Top 5 Ways Caregivers Prefer to Be Recognized

Home Care Pulse™ conducted a survey to thousands of caregivers, asking what kind of recognition they prefer from their employer. Although employees vary in personalities, needs and ambitions, it’s important to incorporate recognition or you could lose valuable employees. Listed below are the top five reasons caregivers prefer to be [...]

Sep 2, 2013|Articles|2 Comments
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