Discover Our Opinions About Recruitment

Recruitment within most industries is facing new challenges to fill open positions. New data shows there is a nationwide hiring crunch as many in the workforce are leaving or retiring, but not as many candidates are entering, greatly shifting the supply-and-demand ratios of talent. Further, many businesses, no matter the industry, have not changed their staffing procedures, making it difficult to keep up and address these shifts in demand.

VMG Recruiting Services is intimately acquainted with these challenges. Our experts will help you navigate this shifting talent landscape, and tailor our talent sourcing based on your company’s unique needs. Whether you’re looking to fill open positions or create new ones to expand your business, we guarantee that we’ll find a match that’s right for you. Contact us to learn more about how VMG can help.


                -- Jeffrey


Attracting Top Talent

Building a strong employment brand is crucial for dental practices to attract top talent. Here are several strategies that dental practices can employ to showcase their culture, values, and career development opportunities, making them more appealing to both permanent and temporary staff: 1.     Define and Communicate Your Practice’s Culture and Values: 2.     Create an Engaging Online Presence: 3.     Showcase…

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What Your Recruiter is Missing

The phrase “What Your Recruiter is Missing” suggests that there might be gaps in the current recruitment process, especially if you’re working with a placement recruiter. Here are some potential areas where your recruiter might be falling short and why personalized recruitment could be beneficial. 1.     Lack of Understanding of Your Practice Culture:If your recruiter doesn’t…

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Is There a Shortage of Dentists in the United States?

As of January 2022, there were concerns about a potential shortage of dentists in certain areas of the United States. Several factors contributed to these concerns: 1.  Geographic Disparities: Dentist distribution in the United States is not evenly spread, and there are areas, particularly rural and underserved regions, where access to dental care can be limited. In…

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How the dental industry has adapted its hiring practices in response to the COVID-19

The dental industry, like many other sectors, has had to adapt its hiring practices in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These adaptations have been driven by various factors, including the need to ensure the safety of both patients and staff, as well as the economic challenges that the pandemic presented. Here are some insights into…

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How to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Hiring Decisions

Evaluating the effectiveness of hiring decisions in a dental practice is crucial for optimizing the quality of care, patient satisfaction, and the overall success of the business. Here are some key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics that dental practices can use to assess the impact of their hiring decisions over time: These metrics can help…

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Interviewing Prospective Dentists

Interviewing prospective dentists for a dental practice is a crucial process, and it’s essential to ask the right questions to identify the best fit for your practice. Additionally, understanding warning signs can help you avoid making a costly hiring mistake. In this context, the role of technology is increasingly significant in modern dental hiring. Here’s…

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Building a Strong Employment Brand in Dental Practices: Attracting Top Talent Through Culture, Values, and Career Development

Attracting top talent is crucial for the success of any dental practice, and building a strong employment brand is a key element of that process. An effective employment brand not only helps you hire the right professionals but also retains them, creating a positive workplace culture that values the team’s contribution. In this article, we…

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How to Write Compelling Job Descriptions for Dental Positions

I’m a firm believer that job ads do not work, but if you believe you need to run an ad, here are some helpful tips. The key to having a successful job listing isn’t just where you place it – it’s what you’re including in it: Recruiting a new staff member can be a job…

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Boss vs. Leader

Whether you’re the owner of a private dental clinic or you’re the one running the practice, the bottom line is you’re in charge. That comes with a lot of responsibilities, including managing staff. Some may say you’re the boss, which is true, but I’d like to challenge you to think of yourself as a leader….

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The Role of Soft Skills in Dental Hiring: Beyond Clinical Competence

1. Job Outlook: Positive Overall: The dental industry traditionally had a stable and positive job outlook. Dental care is considered a fundamental aspect of healthcare, and the demand for dental services typically grows with the aging population. Specialization Growth: There has been a trend towards specialization within dentistry. For example, orthodontics, oral surgery, and pediatric dentistry have…

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