Diving Into The Needs Of Today’s Workforce

From the desk of Rose Saenz, VP of Workforce Development, TALA

Senior Living operators are all too familiar with challenges in attracting and retaining employees. Prior to the pandemic operators experimented with technology, bonuses, and other ways to draw interest into the workforce. Now, the pandemic has shifted priorities from ‘nice to have’ to ‘must have’ actions. 

It comes as no surprise to operators that employees want good pay, good benefits and a good culture. What has taken the spotlight is ever rising pay. The pandemic [...]

By |2021-07-30T16:08:50-05:00July 30th, 2021|

Creating A Culture Of Empowerment!

From the desk of Rose Saenz, VP of Workforce Development for TALA

Communities across the industry are witnessing, in real time, extremely high turnover rates and lack of engagement from staff. A recent analysis of nursing facilities published by the Journal Health Affairs based on Payroll-based Journal (PBJ) reporting looked across the US in 2017 and 2018 of more than 15,000 facilities studied off federal data, reviewed 492 million shifts worked by 4.4 million staffers. The findings concluded 95% staff turnover rates primarily [...]

By |2021-08-02T16:12:17-05:00April 8th, 2021|

Staffing Challenges Related To The Pandemic

From the desk of Rose Saenz, VP of Workforce Development for TALA

Communities across the industry are experiencing added staffing pains related to the pandemic. In a recently published white paper by OnShift titled, Survey Report Workforce 360, over 2100 senior living professionals were surveyed. A 22% year over year increase use of staffing agency was reported to fill critical shifts. Many surveyed noted the increase use of agency is a direct response to pandemic related needs.

If you are feeling alone facing increased [...]

By |2021-08-02T16:10:39-05:00January 25th, 2021|
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