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Dealing with a Bad Boss: What to Do When You Hate Your Boss

We’ve all had to deal with a bad boss at some point in our professional careers. As the old adage says, “People don’t leave jobs, they leave people.” This is particularly true when talking about corporate positions, where hierarchical structure …

Smart Hiring: How to Maintain Momentum in Recruitment

“Staffing” consistently rates as one of the greatest challenges facing the health care industry. Getting the right people in the right seats is foundational to organizational success. In today’s environment with record low unemployment rates, this challenge is especially daunting. …

Maintaining Wellness in the Workplace

We’ve all heard the adage, “Take care of your employees and they will take care of your customers.”  But what does that mean when it comes to maintaining wellness in the workplace?  If you don’t care about the well-being of …

The Counter Offer Trap: How to Navigate a Counter Offer Professionally

You have just accepted a really terrific new position with a company that is excited about you and is offering an attractive package.  You’ve signed your offer letter and are on your way!  Now you muster up your courage and …

Happy Holidays

      May the magic and wonder of the holiday season stay with you throughout the coming year.  Warmest thoughts and best wishes for a wonderful holiday and a very happy New Year,

Congratulations on 25 years of service, Hearth

Today, there are over 8,000 homeless adults over the age of 50 living in Massachusetts.  Hearth is a non-profit organization dedicated to the elimination of homelessness among the elderly through a unique blend of prevention, placement, and housing programs.  As …

Wake up! Candidates are in charge now!

Make no mistake; today’s senior living job market is unlike anything we’ve seen before.  With the economy at or near full employment and the number of senior housing units at, or near, an all-time high, the challenge to recruit top …

Good boss, bad boss: Managing employees with direction and compassion

Life is tough when you’re in charge. Despite the privileges and supposed power that high-level corporate positions have, there are also trials that are eminent in these sorts of roles. One difficulty in particular is sustaining good relationships with your …

4 Conversations Every Manager Should Have

Do you feel an overwhelming sense of dread when you need to have an uncomfortable conversation with an employee?   You’re not the only one!  A staggering 69% of managers say they are uncomfortable communicating directly with their employees and another …

5 Steps to Build Your Online Brand

Be honest … Have you ever Googled someone you just met? Don’t worry, you’re in good company.  In fact, your potential new employer is doing it too!  That’s right, 80% of employers Google a candidate before they invite them to …