Loading Please wait, logging in.
Join ALFA Member Login RSS Feed
Tagline Image
Bookmark and Share  

Human Resources and Organizational Development

Articles on senior living
The following articles are from the ALFA Update, case studies from Senior Living Executive, and audio files from ALFA's conference sessions. Organizational Development articles focus on ideas, best practices and solutions to problems related to executive team development, organizational culture, staffing and performance, staff retention and labor relations.

2/9/2016
Business Planning, CEO, cheatsheet, Facts and Figures, Human Resources, Organization Development, Professional Development, Reports, Staffing & Performance
The senior living industry will need to recruit 1.2 million new employees by 2025 and must be poised to create working environments and career paths a...
2/5/2016
Affiliate/Chapter Logo, Career Resources, Job Seekers, Professional Development, Recruiters
Today's job hunter should likewise focus on one thing: networking. Will you think about its importance for your current and future career? While nobod...
1/29/2016
Career Resources, Job Seekers, Professional Development, Recruiters
What do Ralph Lauren, Larry Ellison, Julian Robertson, Jay Chiat, Bill Walsh, George Lucas, Bob Noyce, Lorne Michaels, and Mary Kay Ash have in common...
1/26/2016
CEO, cheatsheet, Facts and Figures, Human Resources, Organization Development, Reports, Staffing & Performance
Four years into a grant program enabling states to implement background check programs for long-term care employees, a new government study has found ...
1/22/2016
Career Resources, Job Seekers, Professional Development, Recruiters
The January buzz is New Year's resolutions. But this can get old fast as you recall past years and unfulfilled resolutions. You may ask yourself what ...
1/15/2016
Career Resources, Job Seekers, Professional Development, Recruiters
We know that emotions are contagious. Research by UC San Diego’s James Fowler and Harvard’s Nicholas Christakis has shown that happiness is contagious...
1/13/2016
Business Planning, cheatsheet, Organization Development, Staffing & Performance
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services lacks comprehensive planning and oversight to ensure that its 72 health care workforce agency program...
1/8/2016
Career Resources, Job Seekers, Professional Development, Recruiters
It's a sad reality, but age discrimination against older workers is an issue that exists across many industries. Officially, the Age Discrimination in...
12/22/2015
As you begin the new year, make sure you don’t miss the biggest senior living stories of 2015. Last year’s most widely read topics include reports on ...
12/18/2015
Career Resources, Job Seekers, Professional Development, Recruiters
We are in the final days of 2015, but it is never too late to end the year on a high note. We often make resolutions for the new year in January, but ...
12/16/2015
Career Resources, Job Seekers, Professional Development, Recruiters
30-60-90-Day Plans are like miracle workers in job interviews. They show your potential new boss that you have focus, drive, energy, initiative, and d...
12/11/2015
Career Resources, Job Seekers, Professional Development, Recruiters
Use the next few weeks wisely so that you can finish 2015 feeling clear, focused, and organized when the year comes to an inevitable close. (If you’re...
12/4/2015
Career Resources, Job Seekers, Professional Development, Recruiters, Staffing & Performance
During this gift-giving season, try to understand an employer's hiring psychology by comparing it to the mindset of a holiday shopper. Job applicants ...
12/2/2015
Career Resources, Engage, Job Seekers, Professional Development, Recruiters
Senior living executives and professionals are invited to attend the second annual Senior Housing Executive Course developed by Argentum and the Unive...
11/25/2015
Career Resources, Job Seekers, Professional Development, Recruiters
You may believe that the holiday season means it’s time to put your job search on hold—but that’s not true. Actually, quite a few companies hire in De...
11/20/2015
Ageism, Career Resources, Job Seekers, Professional Development, Recruiters
Ageism is a fact of life today, mostly felt by older generations, but in reverse by some members of younger generations, too.
11/13/2015
Career Resources, Job Seekers, Professional Development, Recruiters
Have you ever noticed that when you ask someone in your company, “How are you?” they are more likely to answer “Busy!” than “Very well, thank you”? Th...
11/12/2015
Business Planning, CEO, cheatsheet, Clinical Quality and Quality Care Delivery, Staffing & Performance
Approximately two-thirds of registered nurses over age 54 are considering retirement with 62 percent planning to retire within the next three years, a...
11/6/2015
Career Resources, Job Seekers, Professional Development, Recruiters
Submitting online applications can feel like throwing rocks into the abyss. You don’t quite know where to aim or where they’ll land. And too often, wh...
10/30/2015
Career Resources, Job Seekers, Professional Development, Recruiters
Oftentimes soft skills are indicated with words such as team player, detail-oriented, creative, innovative, problem solver/critical thinker, visionary...
10/28/2015
Nearly 200 senior living executives gathered in Rancho Mirage, California to network and attend educational sessions at the 2015 Argentum Senior Livin...
10/28/2015
Best of the Best Awards, Engage, Executive Talent Management, Executive Team Development, Human Resources
Argentum’s Best of the Best Awards recognize innovative products, services and programs advancing excellence in senior living, including independent l...
10/23/2015
Career Resources, Job Seekers, Professional Development, Recruiters
There are certain times in life when it pays to look at what you have and be happy with it—rather than angle for a shiny upgrade. Your old, reliable c...
10/16/2015
Career Resources, Job Seekers, Professional Development, Recruiters
No matter where you are in your career, from student to seasoned employee, you can leverage LinkedIn. Here are some high-impact (but-low effort) strat...
10/14/2015
Best of the Best Awards, cheatsheet, Organizational Culture, Provider Member, Risk Management, Workers Compensation
ALFA’s Best of the Best Awards recognize innovative products, services and programs advancing excellence in senior living, including independent livin...
10/9/2015
Career Resources, Job Seekers, Professional Development, Recruiters
Think about the people you know who are successful in their personal and professional lives. Were they born destined for success? How do they make rea...
10/6/2015
Best of the Best Awards, Engage, Executive Talent Management, Human Resources, Organization Development, Professional Development, Staffing & Performance
ALFA’s Best of the Best Awards recognize innovative products, services and programs advancing excellence in senior living, including independent livin...
10/2/2015
Career Resources, Job Seekers, Professional Development, Recruiters
What would the perfect robot manager be like? Looks aside, it would arguably be objective, transparent, unselfish, and apolitical. Because of this, it...
9/25/2015
Career Resources, Job Seekers, Professional Development, Recruiters
Recruiters hold the key to your next job. Do you understand what's really important to these company gatekeepers?
9/18/2015
Career Resources, Job Seekers, Professional Development, Recruiters
Regardless of your age, background, or accomplishments, you have probably fantasized about the possibility of a new career at some point in your life ...