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The PDDx Experience - Episode 3 - TEAM Culture with Dr. Justin Warcup Part 2
In this weeks episode (one week late...life with four kids) Justin and I continue our discussion about how he developed his practice culture. We talk TEAM development, coaching, culture, hiring and firing, and how developing a leadership committee within your practice can be a cultural game...  Read More
Where to hire and want ad tips
Want ad tip: Do not list salary, etc. If too low, you might scare off some good prospective employees. Examples of recommended wording:1. Salary based on experience.. 2. Compensation based on experience, plus a comprehensive benefits package. 3. Salary based on experience.trong base pay plus a...  Read More
Warren Buffet on Hiring Millennials
You’re Going to Hire a Millennial? Are you NUTS?I do a lot of one-on-one consulting with dentists andevery single onehas at least one horror story of hiring a millennial. It’s not an exaggeration when I say,some have given up on the entire generation.Here’s the bad news on that...  Read More
Hiring a Millennial?  Are Your NUTS?
I do a lot of one-on-one consulting with business owners andevery single onehas a horror story of hiring a millennial. It’s not an exaggeration when I say, some have given up on the entire generation. You don’t need to give up on hiring millennials and you don’t need to change...  Read More
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#61: The One Feature You MUST Look For When Hiring A New Employee With Samantha Leonard
It’s episode 61! This episode has been brought to you buy Stream Dental Staffing Solutions, actually…. This episode is with one of the founders of Stream Dental Staffing Solutions; Samantha Leonard. In this episode we stress the importance of having the right team in your practice! We all know it...  Read More
"Must Do" HR Compliance Checklist Series - Hiring
<html xmlns:fb="http://www.facebook.com/2008/fbml">"Must Do" HR Compliance Checklist Series: Part 1 - Hiring ...  Read More
Episode 73: Hiring, Culture, And Getting Things Done In Your Dental Practice With Ashlee Evans
Episode 73: Hiring, Culture, And Getting Things Done In Your Dental Practice Content Originally Appeared onhttp://www.startyourdentalpractice.com/73.  Read More
Just for DentalTown members: The CEDR Hiring Guide
Many employers, new and established alike, make the mistake of going with a gut feeling or “winging it” during interviews and when making hiring decisions. Afterwards, these same employers often think things like, “I can’t find a good employee anywhere,” or...  Read More
Ep. 26 – How To Hire The Best Talent For Your Dental Practice (Advice From a “Dental Titan”)
Ep. 26 – How To Hire The Best Talent For Your Dent Content originally appeared at:http://dentistmetrics.com/ep-26-how-to-hire-the-best-talent-for-your-dental-practice-advice-from-a-dental-titan/.  Read More
Consultant Tip: Staff Training, Systems and Hiring the Right People.
If you have a staff problem, it turns into a system problem. And vise versa. If you have a training problem there’s a good chance it will turn into a staff problem. Now, you have two things you have to handle. And very often, you have three things to handle— TheStaff Infection, because...  Read More
Job Descriptions, and Why You Need Them
Job descriptions are often the last item on a long list of to-dos when it comes to your employees. However, job descriptions are an essential tool in managing your employees and reducing your risk of liability.What makes them so powerful? Job descriptions are a written summary of the job duties and...  Read More
Free Download For Practice Owners: CEDR's Hiring Guide
CEDR's Hiring Guide is free for Dentaltown members, and includes helpfulinfo to guide you through the entire hiring process. It coverseverything from writing the perfect job ad and the interview process, toonboarding new employees, as well as tips on how to retain your besttalent. You'll also find...  Read More
You Can Do More With Less People If They're The Best
Recently I spoke to a local MeetUp group on the topic of team building. After a few minutes of inquiring attendees to get an understanding of the "team performance" issues they came to resolve, I found, like in most cases, that their problems were mostly the result of unclear expectations and poor...  Read More
How To Build A Team That Will Help Build Your Practice
Team BuildingToo many practices struggle to reach their goals because they just don't have the right team to get the job done.When you started the practice, you may have hired to “fill the openings”. Along the way, you made additions or changes because you were short handed or needed to...  Read More
Job Descriptions and Hiring
You shouldprovide each applicant with a job description summary of the position for which they are applying at the time they are given the application to fill out. You should also use similar descriptions in staff training office manuals for your dental practice.The summary should not go into great...  Read More
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How Staffing Choices Affect Your Bottom Line
Overhead costs in dental practices have been on the rise for decades and are affecting the majority of dentists at every stage of their practice life. If you are early in practice ownership or are in the middle of your career, this may result in cash flow problems. Perhaps you can’t afford to...  Read More
4 Tips for Hiring Your Dental Dream Team
I have a friend who has been a manager at a Banana Republic Store in CA for over 10 years. She once admitted to me that in interviews she would ask interviewees if they knew who the Police were and if they liked their music? She literally said that if the prospective employee did not know who the...  Read More
Healthcare Dominates Best Jobs for 2014
I love year-end lists: best movies, richest people, most popular books… That’s why, when U.S. News and World Report put out “”, I was all over it. I’ll admit to wanting to assure myself that my technology skills would still be in demand, but what surprised me was both...  Read More
Dental Hiring Tips
Tip #1Most employees at my favorite local restaurant have been there for years. The service is always heads and shoulders above other establishments in the area. Recently I complimented the manager and asked what her secret was. I got a very quick reply:"Drug testing” she said with a...  Read More
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Questions for Prospective Employees
1. Engage in social conversation to make them feel at ease and to observe their ability to engage in social conversation. Are they too "serious" or too nervous to do so? If so, they are probably going to be the same with patients.2. Ask them about their job history. What did they like most about...  Read More
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Hiring for Personality: The Formula for the Ideal Practice
If you have heard me speak or follow my blog, you probably already know I’m a big proponent of “hiring for personality.” Education and experience are, of course, important, but it’s personality that determines how well a new team member will work out.The other night, I was...  Read More
Job Opening: Only Superstars Need Apply
When you Google, “How to hire great employees,” one of the first answers offered is to only hire superstars. It's great advice. If everyone in a company is the best in their field, the company will be unstoppable. Unfortunately it is a hiring strategy that most companies use—and...  Read More
Categories: hiring, employees
Potential Hiring Red Flags for Dental Practices
We interview thousands of dentists and dental office staff applicants each year, and we look through at least three times as many resumes. Many have glaring red flags and some are so subtle that asking more questions or investigating is required.Here is a list of job candidate red flags....  Read More

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