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What Millennials want from work

Last week, I was leading a workshop on Millennials with managers and supervisors of a large senior care company based in Virginia. At the end of the session, Mary (a Baby Boomer) approached me and declared “I think you are a millennial at heart.” Although I am a member of the Generation X, I took this as a compliment.   In fact, Mary’s comment was very perceptive. As an HR professional, I have come to appreciate Millennials’ expectations from the workplace because they benefit the entire workforce. Understanding what millennials value and adapting the workplace accordingly doesn’t mean caving to …

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The Business Case of Caregiver Mentoring

  Retention is the best way to save real $$ in your home care business. Don’t get me wrong, recruitment is still important in home care. We work on it every day with my clients. However, retention is critical. A good way to summarize is a term coined by Aaron Marcum of Home Care Pulse. If you have ever heard Aaron speak he talks about “Recruiting for retention.” It not only sounds good, it’s a necessity. Sustainable Growth, Not Constant Recruiting Ruben Trevino of ABC Senior Care likes to say that home care cannot just be a recruiting machine. Too …