Workforce Promising Practices

Learn from the promising practices -- an example of a program that may work in your community -- of other organizations. Is your organization doing something unique? Submit a promising practice and it may be featured on this page.

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Promising Practices

  1. Providing Housing to Your Workers

    Challenge: Like many communities, Presbyterian Homes & Services in Minnesota is always seeking new ways to recruit and retain front-line staff. Many of its communities have already ...

  2. Providing a Living Wage for Staff

    National Church Residences began thinking of a strategy to provide a “living wage” to all staff for a variety of reasons. National Church Residences wanted to be an “employer ...

  3. Internship Program for High School - Post-Grad Students

    Challenge: Clark Lindsey Director of Strategic Initiatives, Laura Edwards, was a junior at the University of Illinois in 2011 when she began seeking an internship in long-term care. ...

  4. Recruiting Refugees as Team Members

    Challenge: Mike Helbringer, CEO for a 153-year old Assisted Living Community in Buffalo, had the traditional problems in finding qualified team members and had watched the number of senior ...

  5. Flex Schedules for all Employees

    Challenge: Like most communities, Jan Roth, Vice President of Human Resources at Christian Living Communities in Colorado, is continually seeking low cost/high impact solutions to the ...