Workforce

Guest view: Don’t overlook the adult learner

As career transiency becomes the norm, more “adult learners” and “non-traditional” students enter — or re-enter — the higher education space. And, due to life experience, family demands and other characteristics, the traditional model for higher education doesn’t necessarily work for this growing part of the student population.

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Guest view: To energize workforce, try a dash of purpose

The nature of our business is challenging. Caring for and comforting people at the end of life is not always easy. So, what motivates our employees at Hospice & Community Care to continue to deliver quality care and comfort? Having a sense of purpose. Knowing they are making a difference in the lives of people every day at one of the most challenging times in their lives. Here are some ways we create that sense of purpose at our organization:

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The Behaviorist: Safety is key to workplace risks

As the story goes in ancient Greek mythology, Cassandra was blessed with the gift of seeing the future but frustrated with the curse that no one would ever believe her. Today, a Cassandra culture in the workplace is one that lacks psychological safety.  Imagine being a nurse and the doctor you are working with has ...

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