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”
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”
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”
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”
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:”
In the dental industry, it has been a long standing, common practice to use “staffing agencies” and then subsequently misclassify those workers as independent contractors…and why not! Employers have no fiduciary responsibility for the following when hiring contractors:
- Mandatory lunch and/or work breaks
- FICA (Federal Insurance Contribution Act) Tax
- Unemployment insurance
- Worker’s Compensation Injury Insurance
- Vacation time
- Sick leave
In the workplace, whether you’re a manager or an employee, positive and efficient communication on the job is crucial. Every action, word, mistake, and even lack of communicating will mean something to the other party. They will be interpreted based off of their own experiences and that could mean getting exactly what you wanted or something near apocalyptic disaster. So how can you start improving those skills needed? Continue reading “Positive Communication”