According to a new study, first-year employees in senior living are 7.5% more engaged than their colleagues who have been with the organization for more than a year. The study also determined that the number of engaged employees stays steady from one to 10 years of service. “This shows that employees are more likely to swing to the ends of the spectrum after the first year of employment, instead of settling into the middle range of engagement,” the study authors said in a statement. These findings point to the importance of getting and keeping employees highly engaged over time via personalized rewards, opportunities for advancement and continuing education, more extensive onboarding programs, and mentoring. Read the full article.