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Share your “WHY” to Recruit

On April 10, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

Do you know about the Golden Circle? As you think about workforce recruitment and retention, explaining to potential new hires what your organization does is easy – and explaining how you do it is helpful. But great organizations are effective at explaining why they exist. Learn how great leaders inspire action by listening to this TED Talk from Simon Sinek explaining the Golden Circle and the importance of your “Why.” 

Employer Applications for Summer Health Care Internship Program Due April 12

On April 2, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

Employer applications for the 2019 Summer Health Care Internship Program are due April 12. Care centers, home care providers and adult day services providers are encouraged to participate.

Deadline Approaching for HCBS Scholarship Grants

On April 2, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

Reminder: The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is currently accepting applications for the bonus round of the HCBS Scholarship Grant. The application deadline is April 19. You can find the application here.

Does Your Organization Stand Out?

On April 2, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

With the increasing workforce shortage in all business sectors, aging services organizations need to focus on what makes them stand out as a best place to work. Research shows that Millennials and Generation Z find the mission and meaning of organizations to be acutely important when making their employment decisions – lucky for us in older adult services!  

Recruiting Retired Workers and New Americans

On March 26, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

Resolving workforce challenges in our field is a multi-tiered strategy. One area to consider is recruiting retired workers and new Americans. Two LeadingAge Minnesota members piloted programs to work with tribal partners and the Somali community to improve their recruitment efforts. Read more for their stories, as well as thoughts on giving the growing number of Baby Boomers a chance to use their skills and make a difference in their community. 

Free Webinar: Address Hiring Challenges through AgingServicesJobs.org

On March 19, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

A free webinar on April 16 will share new resources, tips and success stories in how the AgingServicesJobs.org board can help you address your hiring challenges. Sign up for the webinar.  

Employer Applications for Summer Health Care Internship Program Due April 12

On March 19, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

Employer applications for the 2019 Summer Health Care Internship Program (SHCIP) are due April 12. Hospitals, clinics, care centers, home care providers and adult day services providers are encouraged to participate on behalf of qualified students in their community. 

Try the Job Board for FREE!

On March 13, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

Have you tried recruiting through LeadingAge Minnesota’s job board AgingServicesJOBS.org? Check it out! Email Jenna Kellerman for a promo code to post your first job for FREE!   

Webinar on Job Board Upgrades and Recruitment Benefits

On March 13, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

Learn more about the latest upgrades to AgingServicesJobs.org by signing up for a new webinar that will feature success stories, tips on engaging candidates, and additional ways this revolutionary technology can streamline candidate screening and address retention concerns by providing deeper candidate insights than available on a common application or resume. For new users, a live demo of the technology will be shared at the end of the webinar. 

Career Pathway Resources

On March 13, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

Teach students about Career Pathways in aging services using these excellent tools developed by the California Assisted Living Association:  

Summer Health Care Internship Program: Employer Applications Due April 12

On March 6, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

Employer applications are being accepted for the 2019 Summer Health Care Internship Program (SHCIP). Hospitals, clinics, nursing facilities, home care providers and adult day services facilities are encouraged to participate on behalf of qualified students in their community.  

Careers in Aging: LeadingAge MN Members Lead the Way in Raising Awareness, Making Connections

On March 6, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

It’s Careers in Aging Week! This is the perfect time to highlight three LeadingAge Minnesota members – Augustana Regent, Eventide and Ecumen -- who received Stars Among Us awards last month for their work to proactively address our field’s workforce challenges through innovative partnerships that will expose and recruit people to the rewarding, valued careers in aging services. 

HCBS Scholarship Applications – Bonus Round Opens

On March 6, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

It’s Careers in Aging Week, and we just received great and timley news from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) to help with your recruitment and retention efforts -- a bonus round of the HCBS Scholarship Grant. There is approximately $360,000 to distribute. The application deadline is April 19. You can find the application here.   

Attract Students with Scholarship Opportunities

On February 26, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

Do you know about all of the scholarship programs available in Minnesota? Do job applicants know about these opportunities when you are recruiting new staff? 

Try the Job Board for FREE!

On February 26, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

Have you tried recruiting through LeadingAge Minnesota’s job board AgingServicesJOBS.org? Check it out! Email Jenna Kellerman for a promo code to post your first job for FREE! 

U.S. Representative Collin Peterson Introduces Bipartisan Workforce Quality Act

On February 19, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

A bipartisan bill to modify the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) training lock-out that is currently mandated in law was introduced this week by U.S. Representative Collin Peterson (D-MN) and U.S. Representative Sean Duffy (R-WI). The bill eliminates the statute’s rigid provisions and grants CMS greater flexibility in reinstating providers’ valuable CNA training programs.  

Free Resources: Careers in Aging Week

On February 19, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

Careers in Aging Week is March 3 -7. This is a great time to make people aware of the wide variety and rewarding careers in aging services. LeadingAge national has provided FREE resources our members can use to take advantage of this great opportunity. We also encourage members to visit our Workforce Center for ideas that support recruitment activities all year long!  

Grow Future Workforce: Mock Interviews

On February 13, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

As a leading employer in your community, offering students practice interviewing opportunities for their first job is a great way to form a relationship with students entering the workforce and local schools. 

Try the Job Board for FREE!

On February 13, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

Have you tried recruiting through LeadingAge Minnesota’s job board AgingServicesJOBS.org? Check it out! Email Jenna Kellerman for a promo code to post your first job for FREE! 

Need a Career Awareness & Recruitment Tool? Use Our Career Pathway Presentation!

On January 29, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

Connections with local high schools are a great way to get young people thinking about careers in our field. Maybe you’ll even see some immediate applications for entry level positions such as direct caregivers or dietary aides! What should you do?   

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