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10 Recruiting Tips for First Time Managers

If you are a new manager it is time to learn how to recruit the best employees for your company. It might not seem like a difficult task, but many mangers find it more stressful than they originally imagined. These 10 recruiting tips help you make the most of hiring new employees to join your organization. Put these great tips to use and rest assured that you will have the right people on the team.

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New dentists’ voices valuable in local fluoridation discussions

Many dentists support the fluoridation of water as a preventive measure against tooth decay. Fluoridation has been increasing steadily in the last few decades. This method is especially useful in reducing the amount of tooth decay experienced by young children. Dentists encourage citizens to get involved in the issue by attending local government meetings and supporting water bills which propose new or continued fluoridation of drinking water. Even the CDC supports this. Dentists care about the oral health of their patients and encourage citizen involvement in maintaining a high standard of oral health in this country. Fluoridation is an important part toward the realization of this goal.

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Do you have what it takes to be a RDH?

There are two steps to take and two things to consider before becoming a dental hygienist. The first step is to become exposed to teeth. Either spend time working as an assistant or spend a day shadowing one. The second, is, can you stand the physical demands of the job? After that, if still interested, apply to a university or college that has a dental hygienist program and follow the criteria they outline.

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Don’t Tell Employees Why the Company Culture is Great

One of the challenges of the hiring process is determining if a prospective employee is a good fit into their company culture, and then to immerse the employee in that culture when they start. Some organizations are addressing this challenge by starting what’s being called cultural immersion programs. These are programs where the new employee gets a crash course in the cultural values of that company. Some companies have created very innovative culture immersion programs with one notable example being Cirrus Logic. Read on for more details on how Cirrus Logic created a very fun and effective culture camp and advice on the best ways to create a successful company cultural program.

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