Team Management

Employer Guidance: Pregnant Dental Employees, Nitrous, and X-Rays
Employer Guidance: Pregnant Dental Employees, Nitrous, and X-Rays

Working in a dental office means possible exposure to potential hazards during work for all employees. Most risks are mitigated through properly functioning equipment and by following safety protocols. One of the common issues related to potential exposure events that...

One-on-One Meetings Are a Manager’s Most Powerful Engagement Tool
One-on-One Meetings Are a Manager’s Most Powerful Engagement Tool

This article is one of a series in which we make the argument that small-to-medium-sized employers need to adapt and adopt some of the HR habits of their larger competitors.  When we say “larger competitors,” we don’t necessarily mean big companies that are vying for...

5 Ways to Help Your Team Manage Inflation Without Breaking the Bank
5 Ways to Help Your Team Manage Inflation Without Breaking the Bank

Inflation is on everyone’s minds right now, and understandably so. Most Americans are aware that the purchasing power of a dollar is always decreasing to some degree, but rarely does the rise in the cost of living have such a powerful impact on our daily lives or...

CEDR Two Minute Trainer: Workplace Investigations
CEDR Two Minute Trainer: Workplace Investigations

How to Conduct Workplace Investigations There are many reasons an employer might need to conduct a workplace investigation. Common examples include: • Harassment or discrimination complaints • Workplace theft or embezzlement • Alcohol or drug use allegations • Other...

Are you Ok? Interfacing with a Suicidal Employee
Are you Ok? Interfacing with a Suicidal Employee

Chances are that you’ve heard an employee make an off-hand comment about self-harm. These comments can range from an innocent hyperbolic expression of frustration (e.g. I’m going to kill myself if I have to do that procedure one more time!)  to a serious expression of...

Snap Up the Perfect Hire Quickly
Snap Up the Perfect Hire Quickly

Of the more than 12,000 dental and medical practices who are members of CEDR or HR Base Camp, the single most frustrating issue reported by practice owners and managers is centered around hiring. There is some good news, sort of. As of the first of July 2021, it...

Managing Working Parents in 2021
Managing Working Parents in 2021

Chances are, the current childcare crisis has been a major source of frustration for your practice over the past two years. If the calls coming into our Solution Center are any indication, leaders feel wedged between a rock and a hard place, both sympathizing with the...