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Afternoon Edition

Afternoon Edition: Get to Know Them – Peter Rose

Today’s feature in our popular “Get to Know Them” edition is centered on Peter J. Rose, CFSP, LFD, and General Manager of the Betz, Rossi, Bellinger and Stewart Family Funeral Homes in Amsterdam, New York. While the “Get to Know Them” feature is centered around getting to know the profession and what differing duties and occupations occur to bring death care to those in need, today is our first feature of someone working as a funeral director.  Our readership consists […]

Afternoon Edition

Afternoon Edition: Who’s cleaning your funeral home

There is no doubt that one of the costs that funeral homes have encountered in the past six months of the COVID world we find ourselves living in is cleaning and disinfecting the funeral home real estate.  We’ve been told that sometimes it is even hard to find a commercial service that has an opening to do your cleaning and disinfecting unless you had a prior pre-COVID arrangement with them. If you find yourself in that latter situation maybe this […]

Business

The Battle for Talent

Maybe we really are aging a little.  It seems like just yesterday that we were talking about the Millennials — that group of beings born between 1981 and 1996 – coming into the workforce and how we were prepared to deal with their age based culture.  That group is now aged between the mid 20’s and the late 30’s and now make up the largest portion of the United States labor force. However, according to this article from the Minneapolis […]

Business

Being Creative with New Employees

We’ve written several times in this medium that funeral homes all over the country are having tough times attracting and retaining new young employees.  I came across an article published by ABC.net Australia that you can read here which points out maybe some of us older, set in our ways employers just need to be a little more creative as to what young people are looking for in helping us land the great employees. The article centers on Morgan Renehan […]