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Personnel Management

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
"John called me last night. He has been offered a position in a practice near his girl friend, and he thinks he must accept it. He says he only learned of it a few days ago. He will be leaving in two weeks."
Jun 02, 2004
Practice owners need to strategize on employee compensation.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2004
Today it takes a winning team to run a successful practice.
Nov 01, 2003
Any good training program starts with standardization of procedures so they can be taught and readily duplicated by staff members. Consistency of process is an asset anywhere in your practice but especially in the prep room and surgery.
Jul 01, 2003
Ms. Karyn Gavzer identifies the barriers that prevent the veterinary team from getting clients to act on prescribed medical services.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2003

The initial two articles in this series on associate employment contracts dealt primarily with legal details of the contract; contract periods, renewal provisions and other esoteric elements that are commonly ignored when a new associate is considering a job offer.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2002
Dr. Karen Overall shows how to effectively use support staff to oversee behavior counseling within a practice.
Jun 01, 2002
By dvm360.com staff
To show staff members how much they earn each year--not just in salary, but in benefits, too--give them a total compensation statement. (PDF)
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2002

Ask any number of our colleagues to tell us the most challenging part of their practices.

Feb 01, 2002
By dvm360.com staff

Fort Collins, Colo.-Colorado State University (CSU) has taken an innovative step in handling euthanasia.

In fact, the Argus Institute for Families and Veterinary Medicine has taken the study of facilitating euthanasia and grief to a whole new level.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2002
Gauging training benefits isn't simple task; gut feelings rather than numbers sometimes best tack for measuring outcomes
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2002
By dvm360.com staff
Train: To make proficient with specialized instruction and practice.

This DVM Newsmagazine exclusive series on Training includes stories on "How to train your staff to deal with grief-striken clients", "What to look for beforing hiring a person to help ensure employing an individual willing to learn and embrace continuing education", "Ways to retain good employees" and more.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2001
Everything you read today indicates an overwhelming opinion consensus that veterinarians are paid abysmally as compared to other professions and even occupations.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 12, 2001
By dvm360.com staff

When veterinarians opt to leave private practice, they often cite frustrations dealing with staff training and retention.