5 Tips to Help You Find out If You Fit in with the Company Culture

When you work at a great senior living community, it just feels good. Your interdisciplinary team meetings seem to run more smoothly because everyone has their eyes on similar goals. It’s easier to make decisions because you know your team and administrator are just as devoted to resident rights as you are. You can hire your own team more confidently based on candidates that share a similar vision of care.

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How to Search for Senior Care Positions While Employed

You’re ready to make the move to a new senior living community that provides a shorter commute, better hours, or your dream job. No matter why you’re choosing to explore other senior care positions, it can be tricky to search for new opportunities while still working at your current community. After all, the senior living industry is quite small; news that you are searching for a new job can get around quickly, which can be a positive for your job search but a negative for your current role.

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Employee Spotlight - Alyssa Lopez

The team members at every Arbor Company community have their own unique stories, talents, and personalities. Some come to senior living having always known in their hearts that senior care would be their career path, and others, like Regional Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Alyssa Lopez, grow to realize that senior care is their destiny.

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6 Ways to Distinguish Yourself from Other Job Candidates

The senior care industry is full of more exciting opportunities than ever as the field continues to reinvent itself to meet the needs of older adults. This is excellent news for individuals who are looking to start a career in or move up the career ladder of senior living communities. 

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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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