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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.

7/21/2016
Financing Senior Living – Consumer Education, Health Care, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Long Term Care Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance Education, News, Organization Development, Organizational Culture, Staffing, Staffing & Performance
Some federal employees could see long-term care insurance rate increases of up to 126 percent beginning November 1, according to the Office of Personn...
7/15/2016
Career Resources, Job Seekers, Professional Development
1. What Type of Salary Are You Looking For? Discussing money with a recruiter is one of the most unnerving parts of any stage of the interview proc...
7/8/2016
Career Resources, Job Seekers, Professional Development
You’ve probably heard this before: “The only way to get a raise is to get another job offer.” Is it true? I talked to experts who study negotiations t...
7/2/2016
Career Resources, Job Seekers, Professional Development
How cool would it be to have an X-ray into the head of the person who controls your career fate? To understand exactly what a hiring manager at your d...
6/29/2016
Advocacy, ALFA's Public Policy Positions, CEO, Engage, HR Systems & Processes, Human Resources, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Legislation, Policy in the States, Public Policy, Regulations, Staffing & Performance
The Northern District Court of Texas issued a nationwide injunction Tuesday against a wide-reaching Labor Department rule governing union organizing a...
6/28/2016
Advocacy, ALFA's Public Policy Positions, Engage, HR Systems & Processes, Human Resources, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Legislation, Membership, Policy in the States, Public Policy, Regulations, Staffing & Performance
The Northern District Court of Texas issued a nationwide injunction against the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Persuader Rule. This injunction will preve...
6/17/2016
Career Resources, Job Seekers, Professional Development
Applying for jobs has become incredibly simple thanks to the Internet. Job board sites like Monster and Indeed make submitting your resume as easy as ...
6/3/2016
Career Resources, Job Seekers, Professional Development
Have you ever admired a co-worker who’s able to navigate challenging situations with ease and professionalism, no matter the politics and difficult pe...
6/2/2016
Career Resources, cheatsheet, Human Resources, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Organization Development, Professional Development, Staff Retention, Staffing, Staffing & Performance
It’s time to move beyond the hype. Millennials mean a lot to senior living. They are the largest generation in the U.S. workforce. With a shortage tha...
5/25/2016
CEO, cheatsheet, Continuing Education, Executive Talent Management, Executive Team Development, Organization Development, Organizational Culture, Staffing
Argentum continues to encourage senior living leaders to seek credentialing through the Senior Living Certification Commission (SLCC), an independent,...
5/19/2016
Advocacy, CEO, cheatsheet, Employee Compensation, Facts and Figures, Finance, Legislation, Medicaid, Medicaid, Public Policy, Staffing, Staffing & Performance
The Department of Labor this week finalized the “white collar” rule, which increases the salary threshold for workers who qualify for overtime pay. Th...
5/19/2016
CEO, cheatsheet, Engage, Membership, Organizational Structure
Argentum announced that Loren Shook, Chairman & CEO of Silverado, based in Irvine, California, was elected as the new Chairman of the Argentum Board o...
5/12/2016
Professional Development
Argentum continues to encourage senior living leaders to seek credentialing through the Senior Living Certification Commission (SLCC), an independent,...
5/12/2016
Conference News and Press, Organizational Structure
Argentum today announced that Loren Shook, Chairman & CEO of Silverado, based in Irvine, California, was elected as the new Chairman of the Argentum B...
5/4/2016
Core Principles, Health Care, Organization Development, Partnerships
HCP and Argentum will collaborate on developing research related to senior housing, healthcare investment and other aspects of the senior living indus...
5/4/2016
Business Planning, Engage, Human Resources, Organization Development, Staffing, Staffing & Performance
One of Argentum’s key imperatives is to assist the industry in navigating the challenges and embracing the opportunities in workforce development. The...
4/27/2016
Job Seekers, Organization Development, Professional Development, Staffing & Performance
The White House has unveiled the Health Careers Pathways Initiative, a new joint effort of more than 50 organizations designed to better match trainin...
4/22/2016
Career Resources, Job Seekers, Professional Development, Recruiters
When it comes to efficiency in the workplace, I'm not here to say you should become some sort of worker robot drone. (Paper pushing and glazed-over ey...
4/20/2016
Business, Career Resources, CEO, cheatsheet, Community Leadership, Continuing Education, Executive Team Development, Professional Development, Provider Member
Senior living community executive directors are invited to attend Argentum’s Executive Director Leadership Institute (EDLI), an intensive four-day edu...
4/8/2016
Career Resources, Job Seekers, Professional Development, Recruiters
Hiring managers have their companies' best interests at heart. Of course they want to know if you'll be a good fit, but they also want to know if you'...
4/6/2016
ALFA Conference & Expo, CEO, cheatsheet, Executive Team Development, Professional Development
Early bird member registration rate has been extended through April 8 for Argentum’s upcoming Senior Living Executive Conference. Staying abreast o...
4/6/2016
Career Resources, Facts and Figures, Health and Wellness
With an average salary of $443,000 annually, orthopedists are the highest paid physician type, according to a new compensation report from Medscape, f...
3/30/2016
ALFA Conference & Expo, Continuing Education, Disabilities, Engage, Health and Wellness, Professional Development
Led by Dr. Dilip V. Jeste, one of the preeminent thought leaders in the area of successful aging, this EDLI session shares recent research findings on...
3/29/2016
Aggregating valuable metrics to better understand the senior living industry is key to its success. Argentum once again has partnered with the America...
3/22/2016
Federal Agency Activity, Professional Development
The Health and Human Services Department invites nominations for membership to the secretary’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Dis...
3/18/2016
ALFA Conference & Expo, ALFA Events, Career Resources, Engage, Professional Development, Provider Member
The Executive Director Leadership Institute (EDLI) is an intensive four-day educational experience designed specifically for executive directors of se...
3/17/2016
Advocacy, cheatsheet, HR Systems & Processes, Human Resources, Policy in the States
Argentum state partner New York ALFA joined state lawmakers and other advocacy groups such as AARP to call for inclusion of a state-facilitated, payro...
3/11/2016
Career Resources, Job Seekers, Professional Development, Recruiters
The life of a billionaire must be pretty awesome, there’s no doubt about that. It’s not a cakewalk, though. In fact, some of the world’s wealthiest an...
3/4/2016
Career Resources, Job Seekers, Professional Development, Recruiters
Instead of relying on your manager to move your career forward, take steps to get there on your own.
3/1/2016
CEO, Engage, Human Resources, Organization Development, Partnerships, Staffing & Performance
Argentum and OnShift have unveiled a three-year corporate partnership focused on driving excellence in the senior living workforce. OnShift and Arg...