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Top 5 Reasons Caregivers Choose to Work for a Provider

As part of the 2016 Home Care Benchmarking Study, home care providers rated caregiver shortages as this year’s top threat to the home care industry. In the face of these current and looming shortages, providers are hard-pressed to refine their recruitment methods in order to attract job candidates. Competition for [...]

Jun 29, 2016|Articles|0 Comments
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Top 5 Caregiver Recruitment Sources

The home care industry is facing a recruiting crisis. Though need for home care is booming, there simply aren’t enough caregivers available to fill the growing demand. Providers in the past have adopted methods to hire quickly, out of desperation to meet an urgent shift. However, if providers want to [...]

Jun 10, 2016|Articles|0 Comments
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5 Sources for Caregiver Recruitment

Caregiver turnover is on the rise, and as a provider, you’re familiar with the constant struggle to find and retain quality caregivers for your home care agency. To improve your retention, you need to start by finding quality candidates through diverse and regular recruitment methods. If you need new [...]

Mar 21, 2016|Articles|0 Comments
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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 right from [...]

Jun 29, 2015|Articles|0 Comments
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What Top Home Care Providers Do Differently to Grow Their Business

As we compile our annual home care survey findings into the Private Duty Benchmarking Study each year, we like to highlight the leaders in the home care industry, those with annual revenue of $2,000,000 or more. By studying the leaders, home care owners can learn some of the secrets to [...]

Sep 2, 2014|Articles|1 Comment
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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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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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Tips for Recruiting A+ Caregivers for Your Home Care Business

Hard working and loyal caregivers set your home care business apart, leading to a solid reputation and an increase in referrals. So when hiring, how can you tell if the person is an A+ caregiver? Identifying A+ Caregivers Before hiring a caregiver, first take a look at their circumstances. Is [...]

Sep 23, 2013|Articles|10 Comments
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Weeding through Caregiver Résumés: Home Care Management Tips

Many are still struggling for work, and competition has caused some to stretch the facts on their résumés, making them appear more qualified than they actually are. As you’re hiring caregivers for your home care business, how can you tell if a résumé is sprinkled with exaggerations? Forbes wrote an [...]

Sep 18, 2013|Articles|0 Comments
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Hiring Qualified Caregivers for Your Home Care Business

As a home care provider, you’re being hired to care for someone who matters a great deal. If someone is going to give you their business, they want to know you’ll take good care of them or their loved one. It’s not uncommon for prospective clients to ask for details regarding the [...]

Aug 12, 2013|Articles|0 Comments
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