While employee retention is always a top priority, operating in a pandemic intensifies the urgency to hire and maintain competent, committed staff. Since the first three months of employment are particularly vulnerable (according to turnover statistics), it makes sense to look closely at a new hire’s experience during that time to ensure you’re cementing the relationship rather than turning them away.
I was prompted to write on this topic because of a recent conversation I had with an acquaintance. Anna had just started a new job as a part-time concierge in an assisted living community and, at the time of our conversation, had worked there for four weeks. She had never previously worked in a senior care setting, so I asked about her experience so far.
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