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As the economy improves, organizations are growing more concerned with attracting and retaining talent. In a 2015 study, Travelers created a Business Risk Index Summary. This study found that organizations were more concerned with talent acquisition then they had been the previous year. 53% of businesses surveyed said they worried about attracting talent. Additionally, 14% […]
Home care workers in Illinois will no longer be allowed to work overtime, after Governor Bruce Rauner vetoed Senate Bill 261 on Friday, January 27. The bill would have prohibited Illinois from limiting the number of weekly hours worked by individual providers. The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) attempted to address overtime being worked by individual […]
With employees looking for higher wages as the economy improves, employers might think dissatisfaction with pay is the main factor behind turnover. However, pay is not the only reason workers leave. A recent survey found that pay was only one of several factors workers ranked as important. With this in mind, there are a number of ways to […]
In caregiving related professions, employee burnout and turnover occurs at higher rates than in other industries. Issues of trauma, bereavement, weak scheduling systems, and compassion fatigue are more prevalent among human service workers and create a unique and more challenging work environment. Since burnout impacts all levels of an organization, identifying and addressing it should […]
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