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The Three Types of Employees
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The Three Types of Employees

My wife has been a dental assistant for nearly 20 years. It has always been interesting as an HR professional to watch her interactions in the...

| 6 years ago
Hiring: Those Nagging Doubts
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Hiring: Those Nagging Doubts

Many times in the hiring process you come down to two final candidates – but now you are torn between which one you want to hire.  All in all this...

| 6 years ago
What to Look For in a Resume
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What to Look For in a Resume

In previous articles, I wrote about the hiring process – from how to build a job description to what to ask in an interview. These next few articles...

| 6 years ago
More Interview Questions You Don't Want to Ask
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More Interview Questions You Don't Want to Ask

In my last article, I went over some interview questions you should never ask. Remember all it takes is one person to lodge a complaint and your dental...

| 6 years ago
Interview Questions You Don’t Want to Ask
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Interview Questions You Don’t Want to Ask

So, if my last article made you nervous, then this one should offer you a bit of relief. If you have ever brought in a practice management consultant...

| 6 years ago
Hiring For Your Dental Practice and the EEOC
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Hiring For Your Dental Practice and the EEOC

In previous articles about hiring for your dental practice, I dove into a number of ways to interview that will help you select the right candidate. In...

| 6 years ago
Job Postings: Do I Need to Spend Money?
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Job Postings: Do I Need to Spend Money?

In my last article, we talked about which paid job board I recommend using and why. So what if you don't have any money? Let's be clear – for the...

| 6 years ago
One Job Board to Rule Them All
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One Job Board to Rule Them All

In the last two articles we dove into sourcing strategies for selecting candidates. First, we talked about the preparation that needs to go into creating...

| 6 years ago
Hiring a New Hygienist? Try This...
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Hiring a New Hygienist? Try This...

Now that you have a clear picture of what you want, it's time to find some candidates! Most dentists will take an approach that recruiters refer to as...

| 6 years ago
The Importance of a Job Analysis When Hiring
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The Importance of a Job Analysis When Hiring

If you have ever had to hire someone, you can relate to the frustration of not getting great candidates. As the economy improves, the war for talent will...

| 6 years ago
Working Interviews: Why Should I Pay Them?
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Working Interviews: Why Should I Pay Them?

In my last article, I went over the best ways to combat the halo/horn effect when hiring new staff members. Within that article, I briefly touched on the...

| 6 years ago
Your Interviews Are Biased - Here's How to Fix That Problem
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Your Interviews Are Biased - Here's How to Fix That Problem

In my last article, I outlined one of the common human errors that occur when making hiring decisions – the halo/horn effect. This concept describes a...

| 6 years ago