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Staff Turnover – How to Avoid the Trap That’s Hobbling American Healthcare

Caretaking is often a thankless job, as any nurse, new mother or child of an elderly parent will all tell you. In assisted living facilities, employee turnover can be very high. Long-term care does not always mean long-term staff, as …

6 Questions You’ve Always Wanted to Ask a Recruiter, Answered! (Part Two)

Here at JHA, we have taken a little break from posting to our blog. I want to dive right back where we left off. Back in 2019, we posted a part one of 6 Questions You’ve Always Wanted to Ask a …

Happy Holidays from JHA!

Best wishes for a happy and healthy holiday season and a prosperous new year from all of us at Jeff Harris and Associates.    

How to Ensure a New Hire’s Success

When filling an open position, finding a quality candidate is only half the challenge. The other half is retaining good candidates and ensuring their ability to succeed once in the role. Even a great candidate is unlikely to stay if …

How to Handle Criticism at Work

People’s sense of self is paramount to how they navigate the world. When we feel good about ourselves, the personal and professional things in our lives – tend to flow better. But when we feel vulnerable or insecure, these things can …

JHA is a First Place Winner for Best Places to Work!

Jeff Harris and Associates, an Executive Search Firm specializing in the Senior Living Industry, has been selected as a first-place winner for Best Places to Work in the Triad!   “I am grateful and honored that Jeff Harris and Associates was recognized as …

8 Strange Interview Questions and How to Prepare for Them

Interviews can be stressful at the best of times, let alone when the interviewer throws a curveball question that you didn’t see coming. Despite our best efforts, unique or downright strange questions have become a reality of most modern interviews. …

Recruiting in the Time of COVID – The Unique Challenges of Recruitment in a Crisis

In today’s society, predictability is how we establish security and make sense of the world. Every day, we observe repeatable patterns (the sun rising, our cars starting, our phones and computers working) that provide stability, control and belonging in an …

Can You Hear Me Now? – An Employer’s Guide to Video Interviews

In our last blog article, we highlighted the fact that Covid-19 and subsequent social distancing measures have contributed to a spike in the use of Zoom and other video conferencing programs. Given companies and employees are getting so used to …

Don’t Get Caught with Your Pants Down – A Candidate’s Guide to Video Interviews

    With the rise of Covid-19 and subsequent social distancing measures, we’ve seen a spike in the use of Zoom and other video conferencing programs. They’re being utilized for everything from meetings to seminars to workshops and even interviews …