When you join a new dental office as a Registered Dental Hygienist, you want to add value to your practice immediately. Dr. Tanya Brown, DMD shares 3 big things to keep […]
The DentalPost Facebook community is full of smart, talented dental professionals who live and work all over the country (and even the world!), and we love the unique perspectives they […]
I recently received a phone call from one of my former dental hygiene students. She graduated almost a year ago and has yet to find a permanent position. To keep […]
Congratulations! You’ve been offered a job. Now what? Are you going to be able to get the salary and perks you want? While you should never bring up compensation in […]
Can metrics be used to help a practice more successfully hire the right employees? Is the old way of doing things strictly based on resumes, interviews and “gut feel” still the best way to find the best hire? Data helps a lot of companies scientifically become more resourceful and the human resources division is not independent of these opportunities. Our access to data is more prevalent than ever and now is the time to ask ourselves if our dental practices can benefit from it.
Letting an employee go is one of the most difficult aspects of running a business. And if you’re an employee, getting fired is always a shock, even if you might […]
Tonya recently had the privilege of sitting down with Mark Hartley, editor of RDH Magazine, to talk about his career and RDH Magazine.
In the dental job market there are some rules to interviewing that previous to now were unwritten. Adhere to these to stay out of trouble.
A recent survey revealed how much time hiring managers spend looking over each resume that hits their desk. Surprisingly, the most common response was four to five minutes. Although, when a separate study by a major career matching site conducted their own eye-tracking report, they found something far more revealing.
Want to know the secret to creating a thriving hygiene department? Quality! It seems simplistic and cliché, but it’s true. Quality equals quantity. The higher the level of care delivered by your hygienists the more productive they will be. Not to mention the larger effect of healthier patients and a happier hygiene team.