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Personnel Management

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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Dec 01, 2005
Do you give this critical player the respect and responsibility she deserves?
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Nov 01, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
The Veterinary Hospital in Eugene, Ore., sets daily production goals. When the hospital achieves the daily goal five times, they hire a massage therapist to come into the hospital and give everyone a professional pat on the back.
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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.
May 16, 2005
Consider these important steps to improve communication at staff meetings, or help resolve conflicts.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 21, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
OLYMPIA, WASH. - 4/21/05 - Washington lawmakers have deferred a bill formalizing veterinary technician training to the House Department of Health's Sunrise Review.
Apr 19, 2005
So, you have found the perfect person to fill the position of veterinarian (or technician, client service representative).
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Apr 01, 2005
Studies show morale and turnover improve when team members feel appreciated.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Mar 01, 2005
Effective delegation is undoubtedly the strongest productivity-improvement tool available. But here's a harsh reality check: Only 47 percent of staff members responding to a VetMedTeam survey indicated that their doctors delegate 80 percent to 100 percent of possible tasks.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Mar 01, 2005
Is it better to schedule performance reviews during regular office hours or after hours, when I know we won't be interrupted?
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Mar 01, 2005
I've played hockey for many years, often once or twice a week. One day it dawned on me I wasn't improving. Instead I was doing the same wrong things over and over--I was playing but not practicing. Finally, I took a skills class and was amazed at how much I didn't know.
Feb 03, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
When you conduct regular performance reviews, you build better understanding with your employees, clarify your mutual goals, and give employees feedback about where they excel and could improve. Use this form to get started. (PDF)
Feb 03, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
Exit interviews are your best tool for learning why employees leave and how you might encourage them to stay. Use this form to gather this precious feedback from departing team members. (PDF)
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Feb 01, 2005
I'm a solo practitioner with only three employees. Are exit interviews really necessary?
Jan 09, 2005
"Happiness is not the absence of conflict but the ability to cope with it."