Calculating the Cost of a Bad Hire

By Stephen Tweed The Home Care Benchmarking Study from Home Care Pulse came out in April of this year, and it again showed that turnover in the home care industry continues to rise.  Turnover in 2016 averaged 65.7% for the … Continue reading

Home Care Jobs will grow the most this decade

By Stephen Tweed How serious is the Caregiver Recruiting and Retention Crisis? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), four of the top six fastest growing jobs in America will be in home health care, hospice, and private pay … Continue reading

Tracking Caregiver Recruiting and Retention

By Stephen Tweed You’ve all heard me say it.  “What gets measured gets managed, what gets rewarded gets repeated.” How are you measuring your agency’s performance with regard to caregiver recruiting and retention?  In working with hundreds of home care … Continue reading

Become an Employer of Choice

By Stephen Tweed In the year 2000, my longtime friend and professional speaking colleague, Roger Herman, and his wife Joyce Gioia, wrote a great book called How to Become an Employer of Choice.  Unfortunately, Roger passed away in 2006 from … Continue reading

Reviving the Work Ethic in Home Care

By Stephen Tweed   Eric Chester is a friend and professional speaking colleague from Denver, Colorado.  Eric has spent two decades speaking to and about young people. He started speaking in high schools.  As those students graduated, he began working … Continue reading