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  • March 1, 2005

    Animal Caregiver Job Description

    Only when employees have a clear understanding of their responsibilities and their place in the staff hierarchy can they perform well and enjoy their jobs. This comprehensive job description for "Animal Caregiver Level 1" at Woods Humane Society in San Luis Obispo, California, spells out the organization's vision, provides pertinent details about the position, and lists the duties required of the employee.

  • January 1, 2005

    Workplace Culture Agreement

    The road to a healthy work environment can start with a simple document that describes the ideal interactions among staff.

  • January 1, 2005

    Slowing the Revolving Door: Strategies for Improving Staff Retention, Part 2

    This second of two articles on staff retention investigates the benefits of ensuring a support network for staff and the importance of providing training and opportunities for advancement.

  • November 1, 2003

    ShelterSpeak: Motivating Staff and Preventing Burnout

    Members of The HSUS's National Companion Animal Advisory Group discuss how they keep their staff motivated and prevent burnout.

  • November 1, 2003

    When the Wick is Short

    The HSUS's Martha C. Armstrong offers her perspective on the problem of burnout in the field of animal protection.

  • November 1, 2003

    What Helps People Cope?

    A new study investigates the ups and downs of euthanasia work in animal shelters.

  • January 1, 2003

    Creating Interview Questions from Resumes

    Resumes can be a great source of open-ended questions that will help you learn more about applicants than their resumes reveal.

  • January 1, 2003

    Hire Education

    By learning to screen applicants effectively through careful resume review and detailed interviews, shelter managers can avoid making bad choices and learn to select people who have what it takes to become dedicated, long-term employees. 

  • January 1, 2003

    From Hawking Gin to Helping Critters—My First Job Interview with an Animal Shelter

    The HSUS's Martha Armstrong reflects on the "science" of of attracting, hiring, and keeping qualified, motivated, and caring personnel.

  • January 1, 2003

    Exploring Outsourcing Options

    While not cheap, employee search firms can help you find the right match.

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