3 Secrets For Managing Your Optometric Practice Staff

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Thu, May 24, 2018 @ 15:05 PM

ODs can often attribute their success to their like-minded, hardworking staff. Unfortunately, a common challenge in the eyecare industry is hiring and managing staff members. High turnover rates make running an effective optometric practice difficult because of the challenges of training while continuing to operate on a full schedule. Below are some tips to help you manage your staff more effectively to avoid burnout and boost morale.

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5 First-round Interview Questions To Ask When Hiring An Optometrist

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Tue, May 01, 2018 @ 15:05 PM

The staff you hire is a reflection of how you deliver care to your community. The wrong hire for any position in your optometric practice can create tension between your staff and your patients. When it comes time to hire an associate OD for your optometric practice, you want to ensure that you’re asking thoughtful questions that will ensure that the associate OD will get along with your staff and be committed to giving the patients in your community the best care possible.

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5 Online Certifications to Help Your Eyecare Practice Grow

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Tue, Apr 24, 2018 @ 15:04 PM

Running your eyecare practice like the small business that it is can be challenging without having any business, management, or entrepreneurial training. While you yourself can't be an expert at everything, having a general understanding of fundamental business functions will help your business thrive. In this list of online certifications, we've got a little something for everyone whether you want to be more educated on accounting basics, human resource management, or social media marketing. Let's take a look.

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Interview: Becoming a Leader in the Eyecare Industry

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Tue, Nov 14, 2017 @ 14:11 PM

In the optical industry there are several different directions you can take your career, and there are plenty of different ways to build up your personal brand as an OD to become a leader in the industry. While you may not realize it, as an experienced OD in the industry you've gone through things that many young ODs just starting out will face throughout their career, and your experiences can be valuable learning lessons for many of your peers.

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How To Avoid Hiring The Wrong Candidate For Your Optometric Practice

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Tue, Sep 12, 2017 @ 15:09 PM

In order for your optometric practice to run smoothly, you have to trust that your staff members will do their role efficiently, effectively, and with integrity so that you can focus on your side of the business. Unfortunately, filling a position with the wrong candidate could put stress on your, your practice, your staff, and even the patients that have to interact with your practice. According to a CareerBuilder survey, a bad hire can cost a business $11,000.

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