Increasing The Minimum Wage

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The AGA Group is a healthcare service firm that provides workforce solutions in the areas of staffing and recruiting. The company has been in the industry for over 40 years and has been providing exceptional talent to facilities in Missouri and Kansas, covering the Greater Kansas City Metro Area, including Overland Park, outstate Missouri and… Read more »

Stop Basing Your Self-Worth On Other People’s Opinions

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In August 2017, Hillary Allen was close to finishing her PhD in neuroscience. She was also ranked number one in the world in skyrunning, which is basically the equivalent of running an ultramarathon up a mountain. On summer break from teaching, Hillary had gone to Europe to race for three months. As she later recounted… Read more »

Ten Interview Questions And How To Respond

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Are you on the hunt for your dream job? Look no further. Professionals choosing to work with The AGA Group for their job search benefit from knowing that they will be prepared for their next interview and secure the role you want. With 10 common job interview questions and answering techniques, you’ll be ready to… Read more »

Six Steps to a Successful Job Interview

1. Introduction First of all, congratulations on landing an interview. Not every job applicant is afforded an opportunity to interview for a job. If you’ve taken the time to apply for the job, put the work in to prepare for the interview. It’s time to put your best foot forward and make a great impression.… Read more »

The Dental Hygienist Shortage Is Real

Are you struggling to find qualified dental hygienists to fill open positions at your practice? You’re not alone. The demand for dental hygienists in the Greater Kansas City Area has been rapidly increasing in recent years, but unfortunately, the supply of qualified professionals has not kept up. This shortage has resulted in lost revenue and… Read more »

Resume Writing Tips

Resume Tips: Is a Summary Still Necessary? | The AGA Group

In the world of job hunting, your resume is your first impression. It’s the first thing that a potential employer sees, and it’s the document that determines whether or not you get called in for an interview. That’s why having an updated resume is crucial to your job search success. In this post, we’ll discuss… Read more »

Know Your Value. Know Your Worth

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Are you feeling undervalued and underpaid in your current job? Do you find yourself constantly questioning whether you are being paid what you are worth? If so, it’s time to take a step back and evaluate your worth in the job market. At The AGA Group, we have over 40 years of HR, management, and… Read more »

The World of Dental Staffing

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As a business owner, you know the importance of keeping your costs in check. However, when it comes to hiring new employees, it can be difficult to know exactly what you’re paying for. Hourly wages are just the tip of the iceberg, and there are many hidden costs that can add up quickly. That’s where… Read more »

Marijuana In The Workplace Tops Employers Concerns

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Employers are still concerned about the legalization of marijuana and how it affects the workplace, according to a new survey conducted by the Current Consulting Group. As a result, the future of drug testing for marijuana remains somewhat uncertain. When asked: “What is your company’s position on testing for marijuana?”: 77% said, “We test and… Read more »

The Degree of Difficulty in Dental Hygiene Care: What You Need to Know

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Introduction Some readers may need to dig deep into their memory bank to recall what the “DOD” means, while for some of you, it’s still fresh in your mind. It stands for “Degree Of Difficulty” and refers to the level of complexity of a patient’s cleaning procedure as determined by a hygienist. The DOD not… Read more »