Sean Barnard, SHRM-CP's Posts

The workforce has reinvented itself.

The workforce has reinvented itself.

Head-scratching has turned to frustration. It’s a mystery that I have invested several dead-end hours trying to wrap my head around. You can’t hire anyone for that good paying job. It’s easy to think it’s you, your location, or your business. It’s not. Every industry is being affected throughout the US. Employers are desperately hiring with sign-on bonuses and will offer cash to anyone with a puls... »

Why Hiring Remains a Challenge for Most Dentists and Orthodontists

Why Hiring Remains a Challenge for Most Dentists and Orthodontists

I continue to hear from my orthodontics clients a common thread of frustration and angst as we search for qualified candidates on their behalf. Every position from office manager to treatment coordinator, dental assistant and front desk continues to be a struggle. Each owner often asks if the problem is isolated to them or their state. It’s not. The problem is prevalent throughout the United... »

It’s perfectly legal to mandate vaccines – if you’re legally perfect!

It’s perfectly legal to mandate vaccines – if you’re legally perfect!

In 1942, Franklin D. Roosevelt was president and Lieutenant Edwin P. Ramsey ordered the last cavalry charge in American history. Nearly eighty years later, the presidents and CEO’s of Moderna, Pfizer, AstraZeneca, GSM, Sanofi, and others leading the vaccination charge, are our new heroes. Saddling up and replacing swords and rifles with needles, they are heading out to save lives throughout the wo... »

Why You Should Never Allow Your Office Manager to Hire Anyone.

Why You Should Never Allow Your Office Manager to Hire Anyone.

There’s no shame in recognizing that the skills of a doctor are akin to those of a master chef. Perfection and the need for recognition of excellent work are in your DNA. Combine those traits with the need to grow your practice through personal recommendations and online reviews… and the pressure you place upon yourself is ruthless.  In the same vein, doctors and chefs also have very little t... »

When Employees Refuse to Work Due to COVID-19

When Employees Refuse to Work Due to COVID-19

There is an increasing likelihood that as the numbers of COVID-19 cases increases, the nervousness of your Team Members will exponentially become heightened. Family, friends and the news itself will likely influence the decision of someone on your team to ask themselves: “How much am I putting myself at risk by going to work today?” That leads to several questions that have us rushing to the OSHA ... »