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 November 05, 2019
Long before most patients visit a dentist, they try to take a look at a map. They need to know where the office is located, and those that don’t show up rarely get contacted. If you want to literally put your dental office on the map, you need to invest in local search engine optimization […]
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 […]