It’s Monday, and that means we’re here to share timely need-to-know info from your colleagues in the field. Today’s tip comes from the Shelter Medicine Academic Consortium.
Heard of the meet-cute? How about a recruit-cute… This week’s tip comes courtesy of an agency that increased their applicant pool for open positions with some smart messaging and a couple of clicks. Has your organization been struggling with attracting and recruiting applicants to your open entry-level positions? Burlington Animal Services typically lists these roles in the usual places where most local government offices post jobs.
It’s Monday, and that means it’s time again to share a tool, time-saver, or just-plain-genius idea that your colleagues and members of The Association have suggested and tested. “There’s an opportunity to really make an impact and decrease length of stay by increasing your Return To Home rates,” share Katherine Shenar and Gina Knepp in their blog, 39 Things Your Shelter Can Do Right Now to Reunite Lost Pets.
We raided the vaults of our Innovation Bank for this week’s tip, courtesy of Kentucky Humane Society’s Shelby Schulz, MPA. As shared in her recorded webinar on pet retention, here’s a simple, no-cost, big-impact way to help keep pets out of the shelter and in their homes.
It’s Monday, and that means it’s time to share a tool, time-saver, or just-plain-genius idea that your colleagues and members of The Association have suggested and tested. Looking for an automated tool to track vaccinations, boosters and positive Covid-19 cases? Kristi Mack, HR Director at Humane Society Silicon Valley, reports great success with BambooHR, software that collects and analyzes workforce data.
This week’s tip features a lifesaving snippet from Lost Cat, Found Cat, the latest installment in The Association’s Innovation Bank of short recorded webinars. You can listen to the entire presentation from Kat Albrecht-Thiessen of the Missing Animal Response Network anytime.
Ready for your #MondayMotivation? This week’s tip aims to get you geared up for Employee Appreciation Day, coming up on Friday, March 4. Do you know what your team wants? What floats their boat? Where they’re most engaged, where they’re disengaged? As research shows, it’s not uncommon for leadership to spend significant resources on efforts that may not be as important or relevant to employees.
It’s Monday—time to pass along a tool, a time-saver, or a rockin’ resource that your animal welfare colleagues have suggested and tested. We raided our Innovation Bank vaults for this week’s tip, courtesy of Saskia Chiesa of Los Angeles Guinea Pig Rescue.