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 Nashville. 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 CNAs in Nashville. Other industries like fast food and retail are often destinations for Caregivers who are considering leaving the industry. The Amazon distribution center in Lebanon is an example of a new competitor who could be poaching potential Caregivers.
Unemployment is low
As of July 2017, the Nashville area unemployment rate was 3.3%. A great thing for the community as a whole, it makes Caregiver recruitment even more challenging. Compared to the national average of over 4.5%, Nashville CNA recruitment presents a unique challenge.
Pay is rising
Caregivers across the country are reporting their pay is rising. In the Nashville area that’s no different. Using the myCNAjobs Caregiver Pay Portal we can see average wages in Nashville for Caregivers is above $10/hr, and for CNAs above $11.
For a full breakdown of trends in the area, be sure to check out the Nashville Recruitment Trends Webinar Replay. To see how myCNAjobs can help with Nashville Caregiver recruitment, take a look at how we helped this brand in the area.
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