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Are You Conducting STAR-based Interviews? 

Are You Conducting STAR-based Interviews? | The AGA Group

Have you ever heard of the STAR interview method? The STAR method is a behavioral-based interview technique in which interviewees have an opportunity to discuss their experience handling a specific situation, task, action, and end result. There are many benefits of STAR-based interviews for both employers and candidates, especially as companies are increasingly aiming to… Read more »

Why Working with AGA Can Help You Find Your Next Dental Position  

Why Working with AGA Can Help You Find Your Next Dental Position  | The AGA Group

Are you a dental professional looking to start your career or transition to a new job? No matter where you are in your professional journey, there are many benefits of working with a staffing agency. In particular, a dental staffing agency like AGA Group can be a tremendous asset to your job search. From receiving… Read more »

Finally Graduated! What’s Next After Finishing Dental School? 

Finally Graduated! What’s Next After Finishing Dental School?  | The AGA Group

Congratulations – you finally graduated from dental school! Now what? While you’re probably still on a high from earning your degree, being proactive with getting your career off the ground will give you the confidence and tools to excel in the field. While there’s no one blueprint for how to start a dental career, here… Read more »

Three Factors for Evaluating Culture Fit in Candidates

As it becomes increasingly difficult to attract top dental candidates, employers are also faced with the task of finding staff who can successfully immerse themselves within their work environments. Evaluating candidates not just for their qualifications, but for culture fit, will ensure the best long-term hiring outcomes for your organization. Here are three factors to… Read more »

Are You Paying Your Dental Assistants Enough?

Are You Paying Your Dental Assistants Enough? | The AGA Group

Have you been hiring new dental assistants frequently throughout the year? If you’re continually losing members of your team, it may be because you’re paying less-than-average salaries. Furthermore, what you pay your dental assistants will often dictate their loyalty as employees and how motivated they are as members of your team. When making pay decisions… Read more »

Want to Land a New Job? Avoid These Common Interview Mistakes

Want to Land a New Job? Avoid These Common Interview Mistakes | The AGA Group

Have you been going on multiple interviews, only to continue being rejected by employers? If you’re spinning your wheels to land a new job, it may be time to evaluate your interviewing abilities. After all, you may be making interview mistakes that are costing you many job opportunities! Here are some of the most common… Read more »

The Benefits of Choosing a Retained Dental Staffing Agency

Greg Ikner discusses the benefits of retained dental staffing at Board Meeting

Do you find yourself engaging with as many recruiting and staffing agencies as possible to help you with your vacancies? Only to get deluged with worthless and oftentimes the same resumes, but from different agencies? In essence you’re creating this quagmire, and may not realize it. You are forcing contingency recruiting agencies to race to… Read more »

Are You Being Paid Enough in the Dental Field?

Are You Being Paid Enough in the Dental Field? | The AGA Group

Are you knowledgeable about what is a fair salary for your type of dental position or specialty? Whether you’re new to the dental field or a seasoned professional, understanding fair pay in the industry is essential for setting goals and increasing your salary over time. Here are some of the most common signs you may… Read more »

What Can You Do About High Employee Turnover?  

What Can You Do About High Employee Turnover?  | The AGA Group

Is high employee turnover wreaking havoc on your dental facility? With many employees increasingly seeking greener pastures, it’s never been more critical for healthcare employers to make staff retention a top priority. Fortunately, some strategies can play a role in keeping employees at your organization for the long haul, while appealing to a greater degree… Read more »

Why Working with AGA Group Can Help You Find the Best Dental Candidates  

Why Working with AGA Group Can Help You Find the Best Dental Candidates  | The AGA Group

Does it seem as though finding qualified dental professionals is a constant struggle at your dental practice? Hiring can be a costly and tedious process for many dental providers, often resulting in less-than-ideal outcomes. A specialized staffing firm like AGA Group can be instrumental in efficiently and effectively sourcing talent that aligns with your practice’s… Read more »