Act Now to Impact Tomorrow: Investing in Your Workforce

Recommended for all religious members and healthcare providers


Since 2011, The National Religious Retirement Office (NRRO) and the Avila Institute of Gerontology have been teaming up to offer webinars to the religious communities. The webinar topics are chosen by NRRO and AIG and reflect the needs and expressed interests of the religious communities. For more information about NRRO and the webinar series, please contact us.

Time, Topic, Speaker

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 1:00 PM ET, 60 minutes

Act Now to Impact Tomorrow: Investing in Your Workforce

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Webinar Description

We often invest a significant amount of time and money on the front end of the hiring process, but are we doing the “right things” to attract and select the best caregivers? With turnover rates on the rise, appropriate resources must be allocated beyond the job offer in order to retain and develop purpose driven employees to meet the needs of our residents.

This webinar will provide senior care hiring managers with practical methods for employee selection and new hire onboarding, to include:

  • Recruiting approaches to reach today’s job seeker
  • Selection methods for finding the right candidates who align with your mission and values
  • The benefits of an effective onboarding program
  • Building a solid foundation for your new hires
  • Actions to increase employee retention

Martha Abercrombie, SPHR, SHRM-SCP VP of Strategy for Vikus Corporation

Martha Abercrombie is the VP of Strategy for Vikus Corporation, a software company based in Chattanooga, TN that offers a hiring solution specific to senior care providers. Vikus provides services to over 2,400 not-for-profit and for profit senior care organizations across the United States.

Prior to joining Vikus in 2014, Martha served as VP of Human Resources for a multi-state long term care management company. She has over 15 years of experience in all facets of healthcare human resources. Prior to entering the field of healthcare human resources, Martha worked for a non-profit organization providing job readiness training and coaching for adults with disabilities as well as career counseling for Families First participants.

Martha holds a Master's degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and the designation as Senior Professional in Human Resources from the HR Certification Institute.

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Certificates of Attendance and Continuing Education are not available.



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