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Main Hiring Mistakes Dentists Make And How to Avoid Them

Finding great employees for your dental practice can be a hard thing to do, especially if you are new to the role of hiring others to work for you. But there are also some common mistakes dentists make when hiring staff. Fortunately, these mistakes can be avoided.  Continue reading “Main Hiring Mistakes Dentists Make And How to Avoid Them”

Ways to Attract Top Talent for Your Dental Practice

What You Can Offer to Attract and Retain Great Employees 

Attracting and retaining top talent to your dental practice can have a huge impact on your practice’s performance and bottom line. Whether you are just starting out with your practice or you have been dealing with the ongoing challenge of worker turnover, these tips will help you attract and maintain that top caliber talent your business needs to succeed.  Continue reading “Ways to Attract Top Talent for Your Dental Practice”

5 Ways to Keep Your Top Talent

Tips to Retain Your Best Dental Staff

It’s essential to any business to retain your top talent. These are the employees you just can’t live without. They are hardworking, always pushing to improve themselves, and doing their best for the team without complaint. When it comes to keeping your top talent, it is important to understand that not everyone is driven by money. The real key to retaining your best dental staff is by acknowledging those great employees.  Continue reading “5 Ways to Keep Your Top Talent”

5 Ways To Make Your Staff Advocates Or Ambassadors Of Your Practice

Your staff is your most valuable asset. So why not use your happy and productive employees to their full potential? 

Over the past few years, branding, and marketing strategies have changed do to our increasingly digital and social world. Many companies are starting to understand the value of being social and encouraging their own employees to be an extension of their marketing and sales strategy. Having your staff be advocates, or ambassadors, of your practice is a valuable way to implement that social strategy.  Continue reading “5 Ways To Make Your Staff Advocates Or Ambassadors Of Your Practice”

Why your practice needs defined job descriptions:

Does your practice have job descriptions? 

 

Better yet . . . does your practice have job descriptions that are written out, defined, and shared with the team? Or are they all still up in your head? 

One of the biggest problems we see with the practices we work with is not having roles clearly defined into job descriptions. This leads to inconsistent expectations between staff and managers, can lead to higher turnout, and ultimately a difficult working environment.  Continue reading “Why your practice needs defined job descriptions:”

Top Interview Blunders To Watch For

Looking for a job? You’ll want to pay attention to this.

Hiring for a job? Watch for these warning signs in applicants.

Whether you’re hiring or looking for a job, you will want to watch for these signs in an interview. These are signals that the candidate is not meeting basic professional standards. Interviews are a time when people often want to put their best foot forward. If they aren’t doing that for you in an interview, do you think they’ll be much better when they are in everyday work situations? Here are the top six most common interview blunders that can be big turnoffs in the hiring process:  Continue reading “Top Interview Blunders To Watch For”

How to Attract & Keep The Right Staff For Your Dental Practice

The right team is a rare gem for many dental practices and when you find the right people, you want to make sure they stick around. So, what can you do to attract and keep the right talent? How can you keep people engaged with your team and excited to come in each day? The truth is that there ARE a few strategic things you can do to attract the right fit for your staff and you CAN do specific things to help keep them on board.  Continue reading “How to Attract & Keep The Right Staff For Your Dental Practice”

Considering becoming a dental assistant?

Have you thought about becoming a dental assistant?

 

Ever wondered what it takes? The need for dental assistants continues to grow year after year so now is the time to get into it!

Entry into Dentistry

Are you uncertain about being in the dental field? Well consider this! You can become an assistant in between four months and two years. No 4-year degree needed to dip your toes in before taking the plunge.  Continue reading “Considering becoming a dental assistant?”

Just Graduated? Ready to get to it?! 

Most new graduates come out in May or June and are hungry to sink their teeth into some of the work they have been studying for years! Graduates want to do meaningful work in a supportive work environment. They want to be well-compensated for the great jobs they are doing. 

Here are some quick tips on how to get a position you like and keep it!  Continue reading “Just Graduated? Ready to get to it?! “

Employees vs. Independent Contractors – The Great Dental Debate

In the dental industry, it is very common to use “staffing agencies” to fill openings for a short time. Really what this amounts to for most dental offices is a referral service where the “staffing agency” sends a person to help and incurs none of the risks involved – no taxes, no insurance, no nothin’. In the contracts for dealing with these agencies, they often push all of the burden onto the office thus the dentist is legally supposed to make these one day workers full-time employees . . .Just full-time for a very short period of time.  Continue reading “Employees vs. Independent Contractors – The Great Dental Debate”