What to Include in a Cover Letter for Senior Care Positions

When applying for a senior living position, it is important to have a strong cover letter that accompanies your resume. Whether you’re applying via email, LinkedIn or an online search engine, a cover letter goes a long way toward introducing your skills and showcasing your personality. Unfortunately, many senior care professionals don’t put the necessary amount of time into their cover letter, which can result in fewer interviews in the long run.

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How to Create a Promotion Worthy LinkedIn Profile

If you’re ready to take your senior living career to the next level, the first step toward a promotion is to put the finishing touches on your resume. However, thanks to technology and advances in networking, your resume is not the only document that may need updating. Your LinkedIn profile can also serve as a useful tool as you aim for your next promotion.

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We Did It! The Arbor Company Certified as a Great Place to Work

A few months ago, all Arbor Company People took the Trust Index survey from the Great Place to Work Institute. As a result of that survey, I'm now excited to announce that The Arbor Company has the honor of being certified as a Great Place to Work!

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Weathering The Storm—How Arbor Handles Hurricanes

Working in senior living means caring for residents on a daily basis. No matter what role you may have in a community, the end result should always be the safety and overall health of the seniors who live there. Senior living professionals work diligently to serve seniors by preparing medications, cooking nutritious meals, offering a helping hand with daily hygiene tasks, and leading exercise programs. However, taking care of resident safety and wellness also means protecting residents in case of emergency.

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Career Path Story: Laura Ellen

At The Arbor Company, we pride ourselves on fostering deep connections with our residents. We encourage our team members to get to know residents and family members on a personal level, discovering their favorite things, interests, and preferences. It is easy to see why staff members often say that Arbor residents are their second family.

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6 Interview Questions to Prepare for at the Arbor Company

You submitted your resume and received a call back. Congratulations! You’re now ready to start the next phase of your quest to find your next job. In order to work your dream job, however, you have to make it through the interview process. An interview is an excellent way to showcase your skills and passion for serving seniors, as well as a way to get to know your potential new employer.

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Are You Ready To Work In A Senior Living Leadership Role?

The senior living field is booming and shows no signs of slowing down as the baby boomer generation continues to age. Reports from Senior Housing News note that the senior living industry employed nearly 900,000 people just a few years ago, and that number is surely higher as we close out 2019. Even with all the employees currently serving seniors, there are still serious shortages of caregivers and leaders in the senior care field.

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What You Need to Know About Senior Living Administrator Jobs

Have you ever been curious about the administrator at your local senior living community? Perhaps you’ve wondered what their typical day looks like, or how they even got the position in the first place. If you’ve ever considered whether senior living administrator jobs are a part of your long-term career plan, let us break down their common roles, responsibilities, and rewards here.

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Senior Care Career Opportunities: Job Titles to Search For

Whether you are experienced in senior care and searching for your next move or are just starting out toward your senior living employment hopes, you need to know where to look for senior care career opportunities available near you. As with most inquiries in today’s age of technology, the answer often lies in a good internet search. However, you don’t want to be inundated with search results that do not speak to your goals or experience. We’ve put together what you need to know about searching for — and then finding — your next senior living job.

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From Prospect to Leader—Wanda’s Story

At The Arbor Company, we know that each member of our team plays an important role. Each staff member at each community serves residents in their own unique way, connecting with residents over shared interests and promoting our company culture by building special relationships with residents and their family members.

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