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February 26, 2021 Feature Human ResourcesOral Health OfficePractice management

Contracts & Handbooks: The Unsung Heroes of HR

by Tannis Jarvis, Brite Hive HR

Human resources (HR) can encompass a myriad of elements that build, support and drive the employment experience within an organization. From employee engagement to training and performance management, HR can be a creative and strategic partner in making your business

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October 30, 2020 Feature Human ResourcesOral Health OfficePractice management

Why Every Small Business Needs HR

by Tannis Jarvis, HR, Strategy & Talent Lead at Brite Hive HR

What are human resources? The first thing you may think of is a corporate department who hires, fires, pushes paperwork and manages payroll. Perhaps you associate this role as the “rule maker” or a department that only has a place

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May 1, 2020 Feature Dental TeamHuman ResourcesOral Health OfficePractice management

Fostering Team Engagement for Practice Success

by Lori Anne Paananen, Vice President, Human Resources at dentalcorp

It has long been suggested that engaged team members are more productive within—and loyal to—their organizations. Team engagement is a critical driver for practice success. Engaged team members are not just satisfied with their jobs, they are energized by them.

May 6, 2019 News BlogsHuman ResourcesPractice managementPractice OperationsTeam motivation

Don’t Allow The Bully Into Your Workplace

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

Picture working in this environment: Your entire team, led by the office manager, has conspired against you. At lunch time, there is never a chair at the table for you. Sometimes, the lunch you have prepared has been thrown out

February 4, 2019 News BlogsDental TeamHuman ResourcesPractice Operations

Recruiting Talent is a Full Time Job!

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

Now that one month of the year is behind us, I hope you are on your way to making any of the necessary changes to your practice that you feel will help improve your patient care and financial performance in

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January 3, 2019 Feature Dental TeamHuman ResourcesOral Health OfficePractice Operations

Attracting & Hiring A-Players: A Win-Win Strategy for Recruitment Success

by Peter Barry C.M.C., R.R.D.H., Transformational Trainer & Strategic Enhancement Coach

The most important task your office will ever undertake is the hiring of great team members to join you in growing your practice and serving your patients. Hiring new team members is an exciting opportunity but it also often comes

December 18, 2018 News News

Ontario’s Dental Watchdog Bares Sharp Teeth Against Critics

by Robert Cribb and Kenyon Wallace, Toronto Star

Describing a toxic work environment fuelled by bullying and favouritism, more than two dozen current and former staff and executives of the province’s dental regulator have been waging a quiet war against their leadership. In response, lawyers for the Royal

November 30, 2018 Video Dental VideoOral Health OfficePractice management

Hiring Tips for Your Practice

by Oral Health

Christy Theobald, Manager of Talent and Process for dentalcorp, gives industry tips on Finding Your Top Talent, Questions to Ask and more to ensure you’re hiring the best fit for your practice.

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November 13, 2018 Feature Human ResourcesOral Health Office

What If They Say, “No”?

by Mariana Bracic

Dr. Sylvia Ha purchased a practice, and, like many dentists in that situation, she inherited the staff. As is also, unfortunately, still quite common in the dental industry, none of the staff had written contracts. Dr. Ha maintained that status

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November 2, 2018 Feature OHGdata

Strengthen Your Business Skills to Protect You and Your Practice

by Oral Health

You probably aren’t looking to return to school anytime soon, but as dental professionals across the world know all too well, attending continuing education courses is essential to your growth as both a practitioner and business owner. 38.1 per cent

October 18, 2018 News News

Dentist, Accused of Inappropriate Behavior, Agrees Not to Be Alone With Female Patients

by Tony Leys, Des Moines Register

A West Des Moines dentist has agreed not to be alone with female patients while state regulators decide what to do about allegations he made lewd remarks and advances to women in his office. The Iowa Dental Board alleges dentist Phelan

September 24, 2018 News BlogsHuman ResourcesNew dentists

Finding a Job When Coming Out of Dental School

by Elizabeth Heron, i Resume Cover Letter

Congratulations on finishing dental school and waiting for your license to become active! Do you have a career plan set in motion or are you just beginning to test the waters and see what the booming market has to offer?

September 3, 2018 News BlogsPatient education

Legalizing Cannabis: How to Prepare Your Practice

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

Legalized pot is coming just in time for Hallowe’en and it could be scary for your practice if you’re not ready! Welcome back from the lazy days of summer! Getting back into gear for end of the year can be

August 24, 2018 News News

Employees of Closed FLOSS Dental Location Say They Haven’t Been Paid

by Phil Prazan, KXAN

Former employees of Dr. Clint Herzog say they haven’t seen a paycheck after the FLOSS Dental on Brodie Lane closed. Latisha Hines says Dr. Clint Herzog owes her money, more than a thousand dollars. The dental assistant used to work at

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July 2, 2018 Feature Oral Health Office

3 HR Mistakes Dentists and Office Managers are (Still) Making in 2018

by Alex Zlatin

Back in the day, when dentists weren’t even using gloves while treating patients, running a clinic was way simpler. It was less stressful as well. So many veteran dentists tell me they are grateful and lucky to be retiring soon

October 31, 2016 News Dental TeamManagementOffice Management

Hiring a New Staff Member to Increase Practice Efficiency

by Dr. Amruta Patel

Hiring the right employee is crucial for any business. In today’s postmodern world you can see turmoil and dramatic changes taking place. These are increasing in diversity, increase in consumerism, globalization, mobility of workers, decline of nuclear family and increased