Workforce Promising Practices

Learn from the promising practices -- an example of a program that may work in your community -- of other organizations. Is your organization doing something unique? Submit a promising practice and it may be featured on this page.

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Promising Practices

  1. LeadingAge Minnesota Foundation's Onboarding Toolkit

    We are pleased to share with you LeadingAge Minnesota Foundation’s Onboarding Toolkit. The Onboarding Toolkit provides resources to engage new team members right away, with the goal of increasing retention. This Toolkit goes beyond the regulatory checkboxes of orientation, providing activities and resources in the form ...

  2. “Quick Apply” – Shorten Your Job Application

    Challenge: Like many communities, staff openings for nursing and dining were increasing at Glacier Hills, a life plan community in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and nearly no new candidates were ...

  3. Flex Schedules for all Employees

    Challenge: Like most communities, Jan Roth, Vice President of Human Resources at Christian Living Communities in Colorado, is continually seeking low cost/high impact solutions to the ...

  4. CNA Training for High School Students and Community Employees

    Challenge: Like many senior living communities, Friendsview in Newberg, Oregon, is constantly on the lookout for strategies to build its community’s workforce. Friendsview ...

  5. Growing a Strong Direct Care Workforce: A Recruitment and Retention Guide for Employers

    For over 25 years, PHI has partnered with long-term care employers of all types to develop practical strategies for hiring—and holding onto—a workforce that is prepared and empowered to provide optimal care. Through our experience in the field, we have learned to craft interventions that address universal concerns ...