The Employment Challenge in a Rising Wage Economy

Senior Housing News recently ran an article/editorial discussing the impact that wage pressure is having on the ability of Senior Living Communities to hire and retain staff without blowing the P&L.   In Central Florida, where …

More Frequent Paydays Could Mean More Reliable Employees

A Florida fast food franchisee recently experimented with a pilot program which allowed employees to receive one-half of their pay for a shift the next day via a debit card (without any fees or other …

Demand for Employees Expected to Continue to Grow

It’s no secret that finding and keeping good employees is one of the keys to the success of any senior living facility.  Owners and operators are  having to become more and more creative in offering …

Overheard at NIC . . .

While the entire National Investors’ Conference is always full of interesting and enlightening speakers, sometimes the most interesting things you hear come out over dinner with your clients and their associates.  We had two very …

HR Department Needs Annual Check-Up Too (Part II)

By: Rachel D. Gebaide Senior living residents see their physicians for preventive care and to monitor existing conditions. Shouldn’t senior living facilities do the same for their human resources departments? Today’s topic: FLSA and Other …

Human Resources Functions Need Annual Check-Ups Too (Part I)

By: Rachel D. Gebaide Senior living residents see their physicians for preventive care and to monitor existing conditions. Shouldn’t senior living facilities do the same with for their human resources departments? Today’s topic:  Employee Handbooks …