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Office Holiday Party Guidance

November 19, 2019

The Office Holiday Party: A Guide for Managers ‘Tis the season, and we all know what that means — warm drinks, cold weather and, of course, the ever-popular office holiday party! We recognize that not all of you are going to pair their holiday party with alcohol, and there are many options which do not…

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How Your Company’s Core Values Support Your Business

November 13, 2019

Creating and Living Your Company’s Core Values Pays Off Big. Here’s How. When thinking about strategic HR and team management planning for your business, it’s important to take some time to establish a strong sense of your Company Culture, and that starts with defining your Core Values.  But, What Is Company Culture?  In a 2014…

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How to Write Job Descriptions That Work for You — Infographic

November 6, 2019

How to Put Your Job Descriptions to Work for You Job Descriptions do more than simply outline duties for a given position. If well-written, they also make expectations clear for employees, make managing easier, and reduce vulnerability for your business when an employee is living up to their end of the bargain. In fact, all…

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When Is the Right Time to Hold a Team Meeting?

October 23, 2019

When (Not) to Hold Team Meetings In the CEDR Solution Center, we help business owners address and solve upwards of 10,000 HR issues every year. Figuring out how to talk to your team about problems is way harder than most imagine, and it tops the list of things that our members ask for help with….

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HRAs Make It Easy to Provide Tax-Free Health Benefits to Your Employees

October 8, 2019

Open Enrollment for HRAs is Coming: Huge News on the Employer Health Insurance Front! This new legislation is changing the way that employers provide health benefits to their employees, tax-free! Watch the video to see Jack explain how it all works. We couldn’t be more excited for you!  Debuting in January 2020, TCH’s new HRA…

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Dental Tech Companies Suffer Ransomware Attack

September 24, 2019

Recent Ransomware Hacks of Two Dental Tech Companies Expose HIPAA Vulnerabilities (Protect Your Practice with a Free Business Associate Agreement from CEDR). Two dental technology companies recently had their systems held hostage by ransomware attacks, affecting an estimated 400 dental practices.  If you are a dental professional that relies on a third-party company to store…

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Do I Have to Hire Someone Because They Are Pregnant?

September 4, 2019

She Didn’t Tell Me She Was Pregnant. Do I Still Have to Hire Her? Picture this: You hire an employee who seems to be a perfect fit for your team. You formally offer her the job, train her up, and her first week goes swimmingly. Then, just as she’s starting to gel with you and…

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Do I Have to Hire Someone Because They’re Left-Handed?

August 28, 2019

Can I Refuse to Hire a Candidate Because They’re Left-Handed? “I have been searching for a dental assistant and finally found someone and offered them the job. I just found out that he’s left-handed. I’m right-handed and each of my operatories are set up for right-handed dentistry. Do I still have to hire him?” We have…

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How to Deal With Rumors in the Workplace

August 21, 2019

Don’t Allow Rumors in the Workplace. Here’s Why: Let’s start with a basic rule of thumb: Don’t allow rumors about anyone sleeping with anyone else in your business to go unaddressed.  Though this issue tends to affect one gender more than the other, the problems caused by gossip can certainly cut both ways. In this…

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When to Perform Background Checks for New Dental and Medical Employees

August 7, 2019

Do I Need to Do a Background Check When Hiring for My Practice? JoAn Majors — professional speaker, author, and host of the SpouseTales dental podcast — holds Mondays “sacred.”  She says it’s the only day she gets to set aside as free from duties at her husband Chuck’s dental office, where she serves as…