Articles

The Mourner's Bill of Rights

Though you should reach out to others as you do the work of mourning, you should not feel obligated to accept the unhelpful responses you may receive from some people. You are the one who is grievi...
By Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D., C.T., www.centerforloss.com
Tuesday, April 19, 2022

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words

As a little girl, I loved to flip through all our old photo albums. Pages full of pictures of vacations and pets, smiling faces of parents, grandparents, cousins, and babies, but what I loved most ...
By Jess Short, Gather
Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Overcoming the Funeral Home Recruitment and Retention Challenge

In 2021 Connecting Directors put out a survey for funeral professionals to gather data on the wants, needs, concerns, and habits of deathcare workers. In that survey, “Employee Recruitment and Rete...
By Alexandra Jo, Manager at Parting Pro
Wednesday, March 23, 2022

What’s the Key to Running a Successful Funeral Home? Your Team

From the rise of cremation to the pandemic, there are many things disrupting the funeral profession right now. If your funeral home doesn’t have a plan, it can lead your staff to experience burnout...
By Jenny Goldade, Frazer Consultants
Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Pre-Recruitment Preparation… Your Key to Success!

If there is one thing that has become almost gospel truth in funeral service these days, it is that good help is hard to find! We have been recruiting exclusively for the funeral and cemeteries pro...
By Bob Heidlage & Alex Kistler, Global Recruiters of Batesville
Wednesday, March 23, 2022

John A. Gupton Student Essays

By Estreya McCanna Its May 2021 and I just started my very first semester of Mortuary school at John A. Gupton College. I logged into my classes to complete some of my first assignments, and it wa...
By Various Students
Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Jefferson State Community College Student Essays

By Samantha Brown Gibbs In 2019, I lost both my parents seven months apart each to cancer; (my father to leukemia on May 26th, 2019, and my mother to breast cancer on December 22nd, 2019). Before ...
By Various Students of Jefferson State College
Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Previous Posts

The Mourner's Bill of Rights

Though you should reach out to others as you do the work of mourning, you should not feel obligated to accept the unhelpful responses you may receive from some people. You are the one who is grievi...

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words

As a little girl, I loved to flip through all our old photo albums. Pages full of pictures of vacations and pets, smiling faces of parents, grandparents, cousins, and babies, but what I loved most ...

Pre-Recruitment Preparation… Your Key to Success!

If there is one thing that has become almost gospel truth in funeral service these days, it is that good help is hard to find! We have been recruiting exclusively for the funeral and cemeteries pro...

Overcoming the Funeral Home Recruitment and Retention Challenge

In 2021 Connecting Directors put out a survey for funeral professionals to gather data on the wants, needs, concerns, and habits of deathcare workers. In that survey, “Employee Recruitment and Rete...

What’s the Key to Running a Successful Funeral Home? Your Team

From the rise of cremation to the pandemic, there are many things disrupting the funeral profession right now. If your funeral home doesn’t have a plan, it can lead your staff to experience burnout...

Jefferson State Community College Student Essays

By Samantha Brown Gibbs In 2019, I lost both my parents seven months apart each to cancer; (my father to leukemia on May 26th, 2019, and my mother to breast cancer on December 22nd, 2019). Before ...

John A. Gupton Student Essays

By Estreya McCanna Its May 2021 and I just started my very first semester of Mortuary school at John A. Gupton College. I logged into my classes to complete some of my first assignments, and it wa...