Hiring and firing | Veterinary Economics

Hiring and firing

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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jan 01, 2006
Legally, you can terminate an at-will employee at any time. Of course, there are some exceptions.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Nov 01, 2005
Learn the potential legal ramifications of terminating an employee.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Oct 01, 2005
How do you know whether a newly hired team member is right for his or her job and, equally important, right for your practice? Many practice owners evaluate a new hire's job performance during a probationary period, which can last from 30 to 90 days.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Aug 01, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
Associates and support staff weigh in on the factors that attract them—and keep them on the job. Is your practice attractive to potential team members? (And is it equally attractive to potential buyers?)
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jun 01, 2005
Take these steps, and find that new person who fits with your team perfectly.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jun 01, 2005
Regardless of his or her work history, a staff member's first day on a new job can be intimidating. For some, it's so overwhelming and confusing that they don't return for a second day.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Mar 01, 2005
Let's solve your morale problem by just firing all the unhappy people. Think that sounds rash? The truth is you have nothing to gain from keeping them around. You can't change them. Yes, you can require certain behaviors, such as being on time, doing their jobs, or developing proficient skills or knowledge. But a lot of people simply have a rotten, negative attitude, and there isn't much you or anyone else can do to change that.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jan 01, 2005
Hiring employees is the single most important management task in a practice.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Dec 01, 2004
The No. 1 characteristic of companies that move from good to great is finding and keeping the right people, says consultant Jim Collins in Good To Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap . . . and Others Don't (HarperCollins, 2001). But finding the right people isn't easy. To avoid costly hiring mistakes, take these hard-learned lessons to heart.