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Grow Your Workforce Through Apprenticeship

On November 11, 2020 by Jenna Kellerman

The Department of Labor and Industry (DOLI) is hosting a series of events during National Apprenticeship Week. Attend their virtual event “Introduction to Apprenticeship for National Apprenticeship Week” on Friday, November 13 at 10:00 AM to learn about registered apprenticeship as a workforce development model. The event will offer an overview of registered apprenticeship and the benefits of growing and sustaining an innovative workforce through employment-based training. Click here to register for the event using the event password: kaPpjyMH983

Basic Care Aide Registration Available Through LeadingAge Minnesota

On September 23, 2020 by Jenna Kellerman

Efficiently and effectively train caregivers using the Basic Care Aide Curriculum from EduCare. Beginning September 26, registration for this training program

Caring Careers Start Here: Linking Job Seekers to Senior Care Providers

On May 5, 2020 by Jenna Kellerman

LeadingAge Minnesota is participating in an effort that recruits people interested in long term care using the Caring Careers Start Here platform. Caring Careers Start Here originally began as a campaign from HealthForce Minnesota focused on recruiting students into long term care careers and is now being redirected to recruit displaced workers specifically during the COVID19 pandemic.   

Recruiting Displaced Workers

On April 14, 2020 by Jenna Kellerman

Several new resources are available to help your organization recruit displaced workers as COVID19 exacerbates the pre-existing workforce crisis.   

What’s the Greatest Challenge in Senior Living?

On January 14, 2020 by Jodi Boyne

The challenges faced by senior living providers are plentiful – oversupply pressures, broken capital structures, obsolete properties and inadequate payment models. But the greatest challenge continues to be workforce.  

Promising Practice - Workforce: Resident Concierge Representatives

On October 28, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

Thinking of ways to expose potential employees to your community for possible recruitment? Give the prospective employee – and you – a chance to try out older adult services by creating a new position called a Resident Concierge Representative (RCR). Cassia, an affiliation between Elim Care and Augustana Care, created this new position at a few of its sites and is already seeing positive outcomes in recruitment and retention.   

Workforce Shortages: Bold Solutions from LeadingAge

On October 23, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

LeadingAge has just released the IMAGINE Initiative – a bold set of proposals to increase the number of foreign-born aging services workers available in the United States. 

5 Successful Recruitment & Retention Strategies

On September 16, 2019 by Terri Foley

A summary of key strategies from a two-year Workforce Solutions Grant pilot project funded by the LeadingAge Minnesota Foundation can now be found on  

Experience Mapping

On September 10, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

Experience mapping is an excellent tool to improve an organizational policy, procedure or practice. It provides a visual example of what a person experiences while completing an activity.

Representation Matters: Feature Team Members in Publications

On August 28, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

There are two things that make your organization special - the people you serve and the staff who serve your people. Make sure to share the great work that is being done every single day!  

Job Board Price Change Effective

On August 20, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

The rate to post a job on the AgingServicesJOBS.Org, a cutting-edge employment marketplace that matches employers with job-seekers based on skills, interests and job requirements, has changed. 

Help Recruit Staff and Create Career Pathways: Apply for HCBS Scholarship Grant

On August 13, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

The Minnesota Department of Health is soliciting grant proposals from providers of adult day care, home care and housing with services to provide educational scholarships for their employees. Find the HCBS Program detail, application, and forms on the MDH website here.  

New Rate to Post a Job on

On July 2, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

AgingServicesJOBS.Org is a cutting-edge employment marketplace that matches employers with job-seekers based on skills, interests and job requirements. Effective June 30, the rate to post a job was adjusted as the generous financial support from the LeadingAge Minnesota Foundation that allowed members to post jobs for one year at a discounted rate came to an end as planned.   

Last Chance to Take Advantage of Job Board Subsidy

On June 11, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

The AgingServicesJOBS.Org is a cutting-edge employment marketplace that matches employers with job-seekers based on skills, interests and job requirements. With generous financial support from the LeadingAge MN Foundation for the first year of its operation, members have been able to post jobs at a discounted rate and build a robust job board that job seekers found to be full of opportunity. 

Can the Gig Economy Boost Recruitment Efforts?

On June 4, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

OnShift and Gallup have both recently published articles on the “Gig Economy,” a concept that has grown in popularity in today’s workforce, providing an opportunity for people to work multiple “side gigs” as opposed to a single, full-time job.  

Engagement Leads to Retention

On May 29, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

Engaging with your staff is an essential way to empower your team, promote a sense of value and to retain your staff. We know that staff who are engaged have higher job satisfaction, show enthusiasm for their work and improve outcomes within your organization.
LeadingAge Minnesota offers a free, web-based toolkit to help boost your ability to engage with staff. 

Up Your Recruitment on Social Media with Video

On May 14, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

Social Media is a key tool for recruiting new staff. Use the two videos below in your recruitment efforts to engage job seekers in your community. When all LeadingAge Minnesota members come together to share a unified message, the impact can be powerful. Share these videos today! 

Create an Inclusive Hiring Process

On May 14, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

Direct care staff have opinions that matter! When frontline staff know that they will be responsible for training new team members, they are often invested in the people who get hired in the first place and become more invested in the training process. Empower your team by training and including frontline staff in the interview process. 

Spice Up Staff Perks

On May 8, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

Many companies have gotten creative with their employee benefits as a way of recruiting, rewarding and retaining staff. Tech companies, in particular, have a reputation for working some fun into the work-lives of their teams. 

Treat Recruitment like a Marketing Campaign

On April 30, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

Recruitment needs to be more than a generic “Now Hiring!” sign or tired newspaper advertisement. What can you do to create a more focused recruitment campaign? Know your community and create a targeted recruitment campaign.  

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