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Not every day starts out as a great day. As the Carpenters said, “rainy days and Mondays always get me down.” But days when the sun is shining, or even a Friday, can be frustrating as well, depending on a variety of events. But before you let the day get to you, consider these quotes… Read more »

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Can you believe that 2016 is right around the corner? While you’re planning your holiday dinners, gift giving guides, and New Year’s Eve parties, consider what you need to bring to your business in January. This December, spend some time think about the top New Year’s resolutions you can make to improve your facility, enhance… Read more »

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Being thankful for your healthcare staff shouldn’t only happen around Thanksgiving. But this time of year is a good chance to reflect on gratitude and develop programs that you can use all year to show appreciation to your nursing or administrative staff. It is no mystery that jobs in healthcare, from nursing to administration, are… Read more »

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Is your interview process the best it can be? No matter how well-oiled your machine is there will always be snafus that will affect the way your team works together. Most often this comes from hiring the wrong person and then having to start the process over again. You can generally tell a bad hire… Read more »

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It won’t take too long for you to realize you’ve make a big mistake with your last healthcare hire. But why let it take that long at all. There are many places along the interviewing process where you can step back and look out for red flags. One of the most underutilized methods is to… Read more »

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Are you ready to make a hiring decision for your healthcare team? What happens when that employee doesn’t live up to the expectations from the interviewing process? Today’s job market, especially in the healthcare industry, is exceptionally competitive so it can be easy to make a mistake with a new hire. The cost of a… Read more »

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Firing someone is never a pleasant part of any manager’s job. Regardless of how their ineptitude impacted the overall effectiveness of your department, you never want to be the bearer of bad news. On top of the way you treat the departing employee you need to keep in mind the rest of your team. When… Read more »

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Are you concerned about employee loyalty at your facility? There has been a trend over the last several years, particularly since the economic recovery began, where a large number of employees aren’t staying at companies for long periods. In many cases, some of this is due to job dissatisfaction and a lack of faith in growth opportunities…. Read more »

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From Hospitals & Health Networks, the flagship publication of the American Hospital Association: The baby boom generation will deliver a blow to health care once its members start to retire in large numbers, but this provides an opportunity for new employment structures to take hold. Framing the Issue: The health care workforce is dominated by… Read more »