Does your applicant have what it takes?

September 2015
Long-Term Living: For the Continuing Care Professional;Sep/Oct2015, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p38
The article discusses the solutions to the problem of high turnover rates, poor employee retention and costly replacement activities in long-term care (LTC) organizations. Topics covered are the use of behavioral assessment instruments customized for the healthcare environment and with LTC standards, the analysis of both biographical and personality data and the conduct of behavioral-based interviews to determine the applicant's skills and adaptability to the organization's culture.


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