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One-on-One Meetings Are a Manager’s Most Powerful Engagement Tool


By CEDR HR Solutions This article is one of a series in which we make the argument that small-to-medium-sized employers need to adapt and adopt some of the HR habits of their larger competitors. When we say “larger competitors,” we don’t necessarily mean big companies that are vying for the same customers as your business. Instead, we’re using the term to point out that all employers, big and small, are competing for the best minds and most skilled employees in the applicant pool. One tool that is becoming increasingly common at larger companies as both a time-saving and retention-increasing mechanism ...




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Employee Retention: Engage Your Employees Early and Often to Retain Them Long-Term


By CEDR HR Solutions Hiring and turnover are always popular HR topics in the world of dentistry. But, with employees across the country quitting their jobs in record numbers, right now the HR experts in CEDR’s HR Solution Center are fielding questions about turnover, employee retention, and hiring from private dental practice owners left and right. You’ve probably heard it referred to as the “Great Resignation”, but the reality of the ongoing increase in resignations is that it should be thought of as a “Great Job Hop” since most of the newly unemployed are going to have to find work ...




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Why Every Prescription Should Be Electronic


By Robert McDermott, President and CEO, iCoreConnect Dentists across the country interested in a more efficient clinical workflow have moved completely away from traditional methods of prescribing and now electronically prescribe all medications, including controlled substances. When the law in North Carolina changed to mandate e-Prescriptions for controlled substances, Dr. Stan Hardesty chose to e-Prescribe all medications. The result? Convenience and preserved cash. “Prior to e-Prescribing, paper prescriptions or calling the pharmacy and waiting to talk to someone was my modus operandi…Now, I can write all of my prescriptions in electronic format and not pay extra for prescriptions over and ...




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Strategies for Working Short-handed


Working Short-Staffed? Strategies to Reduce Stress and Stay Productive By Kay Hickey, LDA and Clinical Efficiency Consultant Imagine getting to work at the dental practice to discover your co-worker called in sick. You might feel bad that they are sick, but then it hits you: you are working short-staffed today. You immediately look at the schedule and see it is heavily booked. As a former dental assistant, I can still remember that feeling of my sinking heart and rising anxiety. It’s going to be a tough day. I would quickly try to recover and put myself in “just get me ...