I recently came across an article entitled Connecting People to Purpose: Seven Ways to Connect Employees to Purpose written by Great Place to Work® and Fortune Magazine.
This is a frog in the boiling pot story.Is your home care agency like the frog?
As we near the end of this first month of 2016, we thought it was important to issue a reminder to all of our customer agencies and other readers that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is now in full effect for U.S. employers.
One of the break-out sessions that I attended while at the 2015 Decision Health Conference in Las Vegas, NV was focused on how to retain great caregivers. The speaker talked about creating an atmosphere of respect and a feeling of family. She touched on participation of office staff and owners in making this a reality.
As technology has advanced, people have become accustomed to immediate communication. They can send messages, update Facebook, and talk with their friends all in real time. This level of accessibility has permeated all aspects of life, including home care. Gone are the days when an agency could use paper timesheets to track a caregiver’s schedule, and gone are the days when you could take a...
Caller ID Spoofing
There are a number of apps out there that enable a phone to spoof a caller ID, making calls look like they are coming from a particular number, regardless of the actual originating phone number. This has potentially serious ramifications when you are counting on caller ID to verify that a caregiver...
In the previous millenium, I worked at a couple of IT staffing agencies in succession, one a very large and well known corporation and the other a smaller, growing organization. Each company was in essentially the same business, fielding staff at other companies at an hourly rate.