Staff Transition to Management: Part II

Continuing from Staff Transition to Management: Part I, Cheryl Latta, DoveLewis Human Resources Manager, reviews common difficulties that new managers face and tips for making the most of your new promotion.

 

Making the...

Wellness Month: Year 2

Here I am again: another year down and another wellness month to plan.

First off, I have to say this is far less scary than it was last year.

Let’s start with last year. What went well? What did staff enjoy and what wasn’t utilized...

Hiring CSRs: What Do Clinics Look For?

Let’s face it. Hiring veterinary staff is challenging. Sure, it depends on the role: Certified / Licensed Technicians are like unicorns these days. You know they exist but you can never find them in regions like ours! Assistants,...

How We Keep Our Dogs From Barking

We’ve been doing yoga, coloring sheets, having healthy snacks, and taking extra time for ourselves because it’s self-care month at DoveLewis. But there’s one topic that’s got us all talking: our shoes! So we’re...

My Fear of Wellness Month

Let’s start with the basics: I’m new to my employer and have been with the company for 90 days. I’ve been put in charge of spearheading Wellness and Self Care Month for our 115 employees.

Now the complicated factors: I do not consider...

Staff Retention: Stay Interviews

As a manager, I've attended many CEs, lectures, and conferences to try to be a better, more efficient manager. Among the topics of these were negligent employees. We focused on when and how to discipline and when and how to terminate. After these...