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3 Dining Dialogues at the Hive: Staff Training, Best Practices in Quality, and Corporate Standards

March 28, 2018

Creating a happy, healthy dining experience for your senior communities takes more than quality ingredients and a qualified cook. It takes planning and effective communication from everyone from the corporate office to the new hire. The challenges of running an effective dining department will be the focus of three Hive discussions on Tuesday, May 15…

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Argentum Advocates for You State Update

March 28, 2018

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Senior Living Advocates Convene to Discuss Growing Industry Trends

March 21, 2018

At the Argentum Public Policy Institute on Tuesday, March 20, keynote speaker Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring reaffirmed the critical importance of providing quality, compassionate care for older Americans, which includes combatting financial fraud and scams and addressing the growing opioid epidemic. “By being open and proactive, by making sure your team members are aware…

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How to Increase Your Influence at Work

March 12, 2018

To be effective in organizations today, you must be able to influence people. Your title alone isn’t always enough to sway others, nor do you always have a formal position. So, what’s the best way to position yourself as an informal leader? How do you motivate colleagues to support your initiatives and adopt your ideas?…

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Had A Great Job Interview? The Critical Mistake To Avoid, And 10 Suggestions For What To Do Instead

March 12, 2018

Picture this all-too-common scenario: you had a great job interview which ends with the recruiter indicating you will be called back shortly. So you go about your business waiting for that callback to be scheduled. In the best case, the recruiter does call back, further interviews are scheduled, and you even get the job. In…

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Argentum Introduces First Class of Senior Living Sales Counselor Certificate Recipients

March 12, 2018

Alexandria, Va.—Argentum is pleased to announce the first class of Senior Living Sales Counselor Certificate recipients, which includes 42 individuals from 16 senior living provider companies. A commitment to engage in the certificate program by senior living providers is intended to help organizations refocus their onboarding strategy on skills development, sales execution, and competitive differentiators.…

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Argentum Announces Brent Weil as Vice President of Workforce Development

February 26, 2018

(Alexandria, Va.)—Argentum has named Brent Weil as the association’s vice president of workforce development, a newly created position. Weil will focus his efforts on the challenges and opportunities facing the senior living industry in professional development, as well as recruiting and retaining dedicated workers to care for the growing population of older Americans. In 2015,…

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Senior Living Certification Commission Announces 100 New Certified Directors of Assisted Living

February 22, 2018

The Senior Living Certification Commission (SLCC) has announced a new class of 100 senior living professionals who have earned its Certified Director of Assisted Living (CDAL) credential. Since the CDAL program’s launch in 2016, 433 professionals have now received the credential.

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Bruce Tulgan, Expert on Leadership and Management, Addresses Generational Divide in the Workplace

February 8, 2018

Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference speaker Bruce Tulgan, founder and chairman of RainmakerThinking, has been tracking and researching generational shift in more than 400 organizations for about a quarter-century. The grown-ups are leaving,” said Tulgan. “They’re taking with them collective skills, knowledge, institutional memory, and the last vestiges of the work ethic.” Tulgan says one…

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Exceptional Speaker Lineup at Argentum Conference to Feature Experts from Leading Brands, Companies

January 26, 2018

(Alexandria, Va.)—This year, the Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference will feature an exciting new format empowering attendees to create individualized learning experiences that drive actionable takeaways. Two unique learning paths will be available, providing opportunities that meet each attendee’s goals, whether to gather ideas and strategies from dynamic speakers or engage with peers in solutions-oriented…

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6 Things You Need to Figure Out Before You Negotiate Salary

January 22, 2018

First of all, you know that salary negotiation is a no-brainer. I can think of very few instances in which you can skip it and not regret it later. But, knowing you need to negotiate and knowing what you should before you actually put that into practice is another thing. This list will ensure that you don’t miss a…

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How to Get a Job Without Applying for It

January 22, 2018

“2017 was a banner year for my firm,” confided a recruiting firm owner to your author. “We made more placements, at higher salaries and commissions, than we’ve seen since before the Great Recession,” he boasted. In today’s economic environment, people with valuable skills in leadership roles are likely to be receiving more and more calls from…

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