Entries by Carolyn Dingee

In-House Payroll or Payroll Service?

This is a genuine dilemma with no straightforward obvious answer. Here are the main points that should be considered: Does a payroll service save time? Employers still need to maintain employee records, PTO, accruals, and deductions on any system. This work does not go away with a payroll service. Payroll services do not offer a […]

Provider Implements DailyPay to Boost Employee Retention

As the aging population continues to grow, so does the need for care services. But supply isn’t keeping up with demand when it comes to the caregivers required to provide those services, creating unrivaled competition for workers. To win over prospective employees, providers must differentiate themselves. For BrightSpring Health Services, that means offering daily pay […]

Quiz for HR Professionals

This short quiz helps determine which workforce management solution best fits the needs of your agency, from an HR perspective. Human Resources professionals have a surprising amount of insight into the health of an agency. You regularly work to increase hiring and retention success. You may manage employee training and payroll. And you often get a […]

The War for Talent: 3 Ways to Boost Retention

The turnover rate among health care workers is reaching a level of concern for many agencies. The median turnover rate among caregivers in the home care industry reached 66.7% last year, according to a study by Home Care Pulse. Among direct support professionals, turnover averaged 45.5% in 2016 according to a National Core Indicators report. In […]

Why We Resist Technology in the Workplace

People have been resisting technological advances for hundreds of years. Nowadays, we wonder why people ever avoided mechanical farming equipment or doubted the usefulness of personal computers. But as far as we venture back into the history of technology, someone is always hesitant to adopt something new, even if it simplifies their work. The human […]

EVV Challenges for Consumer Directed Services

Consumer-directed services offer the independence many individuals desire, while ensuring they get the care they need. However, these services fall under the reach of the federal EVV mandate. Because of their unique requirements, providers managing programs for consumer- or family-directed services face real compliance and billing challenges that complicate EVV implementations. The purpose of CDS […]