The goal to a successful assisted living facility is building a team that will work towards the ALF’s goal and mission (to provide a quality of life for your residents)and help the company grow. The first step to creating a dream team is to find candidates that will work well with your company. The internet is a good tool to advertise job opportunities, and also acts as a tool to get to know your prospective employee’s previous work history. The second step is to make sure you clearly define what you want from the employee. A few strategies that will help you filter the good candidates from the bad include: providing a description of the job, use applications for all positions, identify whether or not physical requirements must be met, and take advantage of the references provided are good first steps to creating a dream team at your assisted living facility.