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


Dental Student Debt

The burden of student debt is a significant challenge for recent dental school graduates. Dental education often comes with a hefty price tag, leaving many graduates with substantial loans to repay. According to the American Dental Education Association (ADEA), the average educational debt for dental school graduates can be quite substantial, often exceeding six figures….

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Finding and Hiring a Dentist

Finding and hiring a dentist can be challenging due to several reasons: To navigate these challenges and successfully hire a dentist, dental practices can consider: Ultimately, finding and hiring a dentist requires understanding the unique challenges in the dental field and adopting strategies that address these challenges to attract and retain top talent. Are looking…

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Keep Recruiting Through the Festive Season: Why the Holiday Period is Prime Time for Hiring

The holiday season often signals a time for winding down, relaxing, and embracing festivities. For many, it’s a period to step away from work-related activities, including recruitment. However, contrary to popular belief, the Christmas holidays might just be the perfect time to continue your recruitment efforts. Here’s why pressing pause on hiring during this time…

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Making Your Interviews Successful: Questions to Ask Dentists and Red Flags to Watch For

Interviewing a potential dentist is crucial for ensuring you find someone you’re comfortable with and who meets your needs. Here are some questions to consider asking during your interview: Questions to Ask: Qualifications and Experience: Treatment Approach: Technology and Techniques: Emergency Services: Patient Care: Red Flags to Watch For: Lack of Communication: Poor Cleanliness and…

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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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