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  • Why some frustrated employees are 'rage applying'

    A number of fad terms have gained traction in recent years to describe workplace trends, such as "grumpy staying," "quiet quitting" and "bare minimum Mondays." Members of Generation Z in entry-level jobs have often coined these phrases in reaction to increased dissatisfaction at work. Some employees are also expressing their dissatisfaction by "rage applying."
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  • Most nursing facilities currently unable to meet proposed CMS staffing rules: KFF

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  • How the economy is influencing Gen Z's career path

    Members of Generation Z are choosing to enter various fields, including healthcare, and they have different expectations and perspectives than their predecessors. These perspectives include a distinct approach to career growth and ditching the so-called American dream, Fortune reported Sept. 14. 
  • California legislature approves $25 per hour healthcare worker minimum wage bill

    The California legislature has passed a bill that would establish a $25 hourly minimum wage requirement for workers in hospitals and other medical settings.
  • Feedback is out. 'Feedforward' is in

    Companies, executive coaches and HR professionals have identified the word "feedback" as anxiety-producing. The new term is "feedforward," The Wall Street Journal reported Sept. 13. 
  • Health systems create alternatives to contract workers

    Hospitals and health systems are focusing on efforts to fill staffing gaps and provide flexibility to the workforce. For some organizations, this means creating a talent pool.
  • Trinity introduces 3-pronged, hybrid nursing teams

    Livonia, Mich.-based Trinity Health is rolling out a new "virtual connected care" model that will partner experienced virtual nurses with duos of on-site caregivers. 
  • Michigan system enacts hiring freeze

    Lansing, Mich.-based Sparrow Health is freezing hiring for jobs that do not "directly impact patient care," the health system said in a Sept. 12 statement. 
  • Why employees leave jobs after a few months

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  • GoFundMe page launched for Rhode Island nurse allegedly assaulted by patient

    A GoFundMe account set up by a co-worker of a Rhode Island nurse who was allegedly assaulted by a patient has raised more than $87,000.
  • A mantra among quiet quitters

    Quiet quitting rose to popularity — online and on the clock — in summer 2022, as workers refused to go above and beyond their paygrade. Now, the movement has a hashtag: #ActYourWage, The New York Times reported Sept. 8. 
  • UNC Health's retention strategy is all about 'Me'

    As hospitals and health systems face increased competition for talented workers, they continue to eye retention strategies beyond wages. This includes Chapel Hill, N.C.-based UNC Health, which partnered with Deloitte on a workforce strategy to embed leader best practices across the organization and increase engagement between leaders and their teams.
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  • 10 states people are moving to, leaving

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  • 'I want an executive to follow me': 16 hospital workers get real about staffing shortages

    Staffing shortages wreak havoc on hospital workforces, raising patient safety concerns and harming employee well-being. At this point, the problem is well-known — but the solutions remain unclear.  
  • Promotion may signal a flight risk, research shows

    While promotions are a mechanism organizations have to inspire loyalty from employees, they may also result in people quitting their jobs, The Wall Street Journal reported Sept. 6.
  • What nursing home staffing ratios could mean for hospitals

    CMS has proposed establishing staffing requirements in nursing homes, touting the effort as a way to improve quality and safety at these facilities. However, a national group representing hospitals is expressing concerns that this approach could be significant for the broader continuum of care that won't resolve the structural healthcare workforce shortages.

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