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Services are increasingly getting more expensive to provide thanks in part to ongoing labor woes, according to the latest Cost of Care Survey from insurer Genworth Financial. The national median cost of home care pay shot up 6.17% to $21.50 per hour, or $4,099 per month, from 2016 to 2017—the most pronounced increase among other care settings, according to […]
Target announced last month that it is raising the minimum hourly wage for its workers to $11 starting next month and then increasing it to $15 by the end of 2020, putting more pressure on other employers to follow. The company said the move will help it better recruit and retain top-quality staff and provide a […]
Surveys of DACA beneficiaries reveal that roughly one-fifth of them work in the health care and educational sector, suggesting a potential loss of tens of thousands of workers from in-demand job categories like DSP’s, home aides, and nursing assistants. Projections by the government and advocacy groups show that the economy will need to add hundreds […]
Does Your Agency Have a Plan for Hiring and Retaining Millennials? According to LinkedIn’s 2015 Talent Trends Report, millennials will comprise 50% of the workforce by the time 2020 rolls around. In less than 10 years, millennials will make up 75% of the workforce. Yet many agencies, despite hiring and retention problems, have not considered […]