I’ve been lucky enough to call the dental industry my home for the past 20 years. I’ve worked in over 100 dental offices. I’ve been temporary and permanent. I’ve seen offices that were successful and the employees worked well together and I’ve seen some that were lacking efficiency and did not work as a team.
Now sure, some of us have been lucky enough to have great leaders and bosses as coaches. However, for the few that have not, here are some rules for survival in an office with a difficult one.
Difficult people are everywhere. This could be the office manager, the dentist, male, female, or whoever might be in charge. It is important to understand the differences between how males and females do operate -more on that later.
While I do not condone staying in a job where you are unhappy, physically or mentally sick, here are some tips to survive the negative Nelly, the pessimistic punks and the downright unpleasant.
Posted June 21, 2019
Spend more time with family. Have more time to pursue hobbies, go back to college, or write a book. Earn extra income to supplement your current job. Why do you want to temp as a dental assistant or hygienist? Temping in a dental office can be a super-convenient way to earn while maintaining a flexible […]
Posted May 24, 2019
So you’ve decided to find a new job—only to discover that the market is scarce. Job markets (like any market) ebb and flow. Some months, like September and October, are better than others because a lot of companies want to hire before the frenzy of the holidays. Other months, like June and July, aren’t so […]
Posted May 10, 2019
Every working professional runs into a problematic coworker eventually. It’s simply the odds of working with other people. Not everyone you work with will mesh or vibe with your personality or work style. While you can solve a lot of these situations by just ignoring the person, bad coworkers can become a serious issue if […]