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Personnel Management

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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Sep 01, 2006
Do your staff members respect -- or better yet worship -- you? If not, you may be unconsciously stemming their admiration.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Sep 01, 2006
Practice managers lower turnover, free up the doctors' time so they can focus more on patients and clients, and improve the owners' sanity. Could you use one of these gems in your practice?
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jul 01, 2006
Agree on the basic care you want to deliver at your veterinary hospital. Write it down. And get all your team members heading in the same direction.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jun 01, 2006
Q. To help my team members improve their computer skills, I'd like to pay for training classes. But I'm afraid a team member might leave soon after and I won't get a return on my investment. Should I take the risk?
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jun 01, 2006
Make sure your benefits stack up well against the other options team members could find in your area—and give employees more reasons to stick around.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jun 01, 2006
Q. How do I deal with a team member who is going through a personal issue and seems noticeably distracted during work?
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jun 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Hoops—and a little hoopla—are encouraged at Firehouse Animal Hospital in Denver. Dr. Jed Rogers included a basketball hoop in the staff lounge when he furnished his hospital.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: May 01, 2006
The goal: As Bob Townsend, former CEO of Avis Rent A Car System LLC, has said, "Create the kind of environment that pays people to bring their brains to work." The more you identify and address employees' job-related needs, the more likely they'll engage in what psychologists call "motivated behavior."
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: May 01, 2006
"When deciding on a maternity leave policy, you need to consider the legal requirements as well as the total benefits package you want to offer," says Veterinary Economics Editorial Advisory Board member Dr. Karen Felsted, CPA, MS, CVPM, a consultant at Brakke Consulting Inc. in Dallas.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: May 01, 2006
From divorce to debt, everyone deals with personal issues?and you may feel you shoulder too big a burden. Use these strategies to manage tough situations when they spill into the workplace.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Mar 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
What are the legal issues in hiring my 13-year-old daughter to work after school?
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Mar 01, 2006
We're taking our practices to the next level by introducing quality control protocols. Better control means better results, which gives us the foundation we need to be more than just a good hospital; we want to be great.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Mar 01, 2006
How many warnings should I give, and when should I fire someone?
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Mar 01, 2006
It's hard for team members to implement changes if the doctors aren't on the same page. Solve this problem with a new approach to team training.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Feb 01, 2006
Q What's the typical turnover rate for front-office team members? How do I know if my turnover's too high?