Home care is a highly local business. From community connections to meeting clients and even hiring Caregivers, each market is unique. Recently we took a local look at interesting data and trends for agencies hiring Caregivers in Chicago. You can watch the full replay below, and here a few highlights:
Your competitors aren’t just other agencies
While it’s no secret that there’s a national shortage of Caregivers nationwide, there’s even more challenges ahead for agencies Hiring Caregivers in Chicago. Other industries like fast food and retail are often destinations for Caregivers who are considering leaving the industry. Amazon’s recent announcement to add an additional 75,000 part time employees in the Chicago area in the area is a local example of a new competitor who can poach Caregivers from the industry.
Pay is rising
Caregivers across the country are reporting their pay is rising. In the Chicago area that’s no different. Using the myCNAjobs Caregiver Pay Portal we can see average wages for Caregivers at around $11/hr and CNAs at around $11.50.
For a full breakdown of trends in the area, be sure to check out the Chicago Recruitment Trends Webinar Replay. To learn how myCNAjobs can help with Chicago Caregiver recruitment, you can view our recruitment resources here.
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