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Recruiting dental technicians & retaining the technicians that you already have, has become a challenge. Dental technicians exiting the trade is leaving a skills shortage, and many years of technical experience is being lost each year.
Why are dental technicians leaving?
The shortage of technicians has developed for several reasons, both pre-pandemic and post-pandemic.
a) An ageing workforce : A large number of technicians are...
1. You’ll drive away good applicants
In a recent poll, over 70% of dental technicians said that if a job advert did not display a salary, or a salary range, they would be discouraged from applying ( poll conducted by Recruit4Technicians.com ) In a market where dental technicians are hard to come by, that could be make or break for your recruitment campaign.
2. Dental technicians won’t leave their current jobs to be...
The job interview process is the most effective way for dental labs to identify which technician is best for the job. That’s because interviews and bench tests provide the most direct opportunity to screen that candidate for exactly the types of skills and personalities they’re looking for.
Because of this importance, labs must take the time to refine and perfect their job interview process. This article will...
Hiring and retaining the right employees is essential for any successful business and is a good measure of the health of a company. A good workforce can boost client satisfaction which in turn lifts morale within a firm.
Many companies invest time and money in training staff, and failing to retain key employees can be costly. The loss of knowledge, the time required to re-hire and the effect on co-workers can be considerable.
What size team do you have at Ceramic Designs?
We've got 12 full time staff in the team, they are split fairly evenly between ceramic and prosthetics.
Both departments use CAD/CAM for all things digital. We've got three scanning and designing stations where we use 3Shape and Zirkon Zhan keeping the mills busy milling titanium, zirconia, PMMA and wax. The Asiga printer also works hard producing a whole variety of products....
Here are 10 useful tips to write an affective job ad, and increase your chance of hiring dental technicians, without increasing your recruitment budget .
1. Use an attractive job title This is the most important part of your job ad. When writing your title, include the name of the role and one of the top things that will make the position attractive to an applicant.
2. Add an emotive introduction This is single...