Avoiding a Bad Hire in YOUR Dental Practice

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Do you know what making a bad hire can cost your dental practice? 41% of surveyed employers who said a bad hire in the past year had cost them at least $25,000. OUCH- that's a hard pill to swallow! Unless you enjoy throwing away money, you need to kick your bad hiring habits before it drives your business into the ground!

Hire an experienced recruiter

Recruiters have the experience and network of pre-screened and qualified candidates that are ready to find their next dream job! They have already invested the time to search for top-notch employees. They are here to help you save you time and money on avoiding a bad hire or having a position go unfilled.

Think about your practice.

This step requires some serious forethought! Remembering your mission/vision statement helps to keep in mind what your practice short and long-term aspirations are. This can help you analyze and understand the traits and skills needed to help you reach your goals!

Create a checklist

Now that you spent some time hammering through all the details; write it down and create your checklist. Really think about the traits and skills you are looking for and divide them into: must have, nice to have and non-negotiable.

Bring this checklist to every interview and use this as your road map to ensure you do not forget the big picture! Your practice success is counting on it!

Reference checks

All candidates who apply to the position have one goal in mind- to get hired! They will do and say whatever it takes to make sure this happens! Do not be fooled! Remember, you are investing your time, money and practices reputation on this person. Always ask for three references and do your due diligence!


In order to have a successful and profitable practice, you need to have the right team at your side. Your staff is the face of your business, and your office environment can make or break your success! Check out our new hire bundle that has everything you need to hire the best people every time!


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