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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.

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...
2/26/2016
Career Resources, Job Seekers, Professional Development
People go to conferences for various reasons: Gaining knowledge and insight, seeing a new city, having an adventure, impressing their boss, scoring a ...
2/19/2016
Career Resources, Job Seekers, Professional Development, Recruiters
If you were overlooked for a raise this year, you may have the power to reverse your fortunes. Here are four reasons why your boss didn't give you a r...
2/16/2016
Human Resources, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Organization Development
Argentum and OnShift today announced a three-year corporate partnership focused on driving excellence in the senior living workforce.
2/12/2016
Career Resources, Job Seekers, Professional Development, Recruiters
Rounding the half-century mark? It’s time to make some defensive moves to sustain your career success. “Some people automatically assume 50-something ...
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...