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. Providing Housing to Your Workers

    Challenge: Like many communities, Presbyterian Homes & Services in Minnesota is always seeking new ways to recruit and retain front-line staff. Many of its communities have already ...

  2. Providing a Living Wage for Staff

    National Church Residences began thinking of a strategy to provide a “living wage” to all staff for a variety of reasons. National Church Residences wanted to be an “employer ...

  3. Internship Program for High School - Post-Grad Students

    Challenge: Clark Lindsey Director of Strategic Initiatives, Laura Edwards, was a junior at the University of Illinois in 2011 when she began seeking an internship in long-term care. ...

  4. Recruiting Refugees as Team Members

    Challenge: Mike Helbringer, CEO for a 150-year old Assisted Living Community in Buffalo, had the traditional problems in finding qualified team members and had watched the number of senior ...

  5. “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 ...