employees

The Effects of Staffing on Business Growth

Miscalculating your staffing needs can have a crippling effect on the growth of your home care business. While your company may be able to carry the weight of extra employees for a while, over time the company will sink under the unnecessary weight. Similarly, if you hire too few employees, [...]

2017-04-05T01:37:33+00:00 Jun 2, 2016|Articles|1 Comment

5 Keys to Improving Caregiver Training

According to a study by the Association for Talent Development, in 2013 organizations spent an average of $1,208 and 31.5 education hours per employee on training and development. Spending on employee training is high, but that doesn’t mean that the investment is always reflected in employee performance. In order to [...]

2017-04-05T01:37:38+00:00 Jul 21, 2015|Articles|1 Comment

4 Types of Questions to Ask in a Caregiver Interview

Studies show that interviews predict job performance; however, not all interviews are created equal. Carefully selected interview questions can make the difference between hiring an employee who’s rehearsed versus one who’s actually ready. With caregiver turnover on the rise, it’s especially important for home care providers to hire quality employees [...]

2017-05-24T14:44:09+00:00 Jun 29, 2015|Articles|0 Comments

Listening to Your Home Care Employees

You’re zoned out. You’re distracted. You’re busy. You just don’t care. Regardless of the reason, sometimes you’re simply not ‘there’ when someone is talking to you. This can be especially true in the workplace, where talking is often more valued than listening. Studies show that after a brief distraction, people [...]

2017-04-05T01:37:40+00:00 Jun 24, 2015|Articles|1 Comment

The Pros and Cons of Pre-Employment Testing

The quality of a company largely depends on the quality of the employees. Ray Kroc, the founder of McDonald’s, once said that “You’re only as good as the people you hire.”  This is especially true for caregiving, where employees take the customer-client relationship to a very personal level and [...]

2017-05-11T14:21:38+00:00 Jun 10, 2015|Articles|7 Comments

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 [...]

2017-04-05T01:37:40+00:00 Jun 8, 2015|Articles|2 Comments
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