Hiring and firing | Veterinary Economics

Hiring and firing

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2008
They say that most things in life swing like a pendulum from extreme to extreme. We know the business economy follows a boom-and-bust cycle that is mitigated only marginally through government intervention. Also, the political inclinations of society vacillate between conservative and liberal thought and from intolerance to excessive political correctness.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Outlined below are the steps we take at Meadow Hills Veterinary Center for our hiring and training processes.
Mar 01, 2008
By dvm360.com staff
In a world where time is money and the demand for high-quality healthcare is paramount, certified equine technicians use efficiency strategies and innovation to stretch the clock and boost the equine practitioner's abiility to provide the best care possible.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jan 01, 2008
You show consistency as a boss and respect for your top employees when you terminate someone who needs to go.
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FIRSTLINE: May 01, 2007
Q. We're hiring a new team member. Can we specify "no smokers" in our classified ad?
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Apr 01, 2007
You're already familiar with the idea of hiring a relief veterinarian and the benefits that come along with doing so. But what about hiring a relief technician?
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FIRSTLINE: Mar 01, 2007
Did your last new hire fail to live up to his or her potential after a promising interview? Teresa Bradley Bays, DVM, owner of Belton Animal Clinic and Exotic Care Center in Belton, Mo., solves this problem with a little lunch.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jan 01, 2007
How can I ensure that fired employees return hospital property, such as smocks and door keys?
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Dec 01, 2006
You can't discriminate against a qualified person because of his or her disability. But you also aren't required to hire someone if he or she isn't a good fit.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Oct 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Use this form to document verbal warnings when you're disciplining employees.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Oct 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Reward associates for their knowledge, education, time, and experience level.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Sep 01, 2006
It's tougher than ever to get a strong new associate. But these strategies can help your practice stand out.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Aug 01, 2006
Salaries make up a big chunk of your total expenses, but when team members cover their basic living expenses, there may not be much left.
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FIRSTLINE: Jun 01, 2006
Tired of reseeding with new hires every year? It's time to cultivate perennials.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jun 01, 2006
A longtime staff member who's in her late 50s is having trouble learning our new computerized billing system. We don't want to fire her, but we need to replace her with someone who can handle our new technology. If we asked her to retire, would we risk an age-discrimination suit?