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

Conquering the Crisis: Official Book Launch Day

It’s Here! September 15, 2017 is the Official Book Launch Day for Conquering the Crisis It’s been a year in coming, but the brand new book by Stephen Tweed is published, launched, and the pre-publication copies have been sent to … Continue reading

Texas Judge overturns Overtime Rule.

A U.S. District Court judge in Texas on Thursday, August 31, 2017, dismissed an Obama administration attempt to expand federal overtime rules, saying the Department of Labor relied too heavily on a salary threshold to determine exemption. The expanded overtime … Continue reading

Conquering the Crisis now on Amazon Prime

It’s Official … Stephen’s new book, Conquering the Crisis: Proven Solutions for Caregiver Recruiting and Retention is now available on Amazon Prime. Here’s a personal welcome from Stephen Tweed as he describes what you will get when your order this … 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

Defining the Caregiver Recruiting and Retention Crisis

By Stephen Tweed    “Although direct care workers constitute one of the largest and fastest-growing sectors of the workforce, there is a documented critical and growing shortage of these workers in every community throughout the United States. There is significant … 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