Surviving the Great Resignation

If you’re struggling to staff your practice, take solace in knowing that you’re not alone. Since the start of the pandemic, dental groups across the country have found that the well of available talent has dried up — often overnight.

This means that you need to start thinking differently. Rather than trying to solve a problem by simply throwing people at it, ask: what can I do to be smarter or more efficient about this?

One answer is outsourcing. Instead of running your marketing in-house, for example, you can hire an outside expert like SMC. When done right, outsourcing can both lower your costs and boost your success — while freeing up money to spend on recruiting new talent. 

Consider, too: what parts of your business are still running on analog in a digital world? What processes have you outgrown?

When big changes strike, we face not just trouble, but an opportunity to adapt and evolve. What’s yours?

Want to learn more?

Check out our podcast!

Share this post.

  • Upcoming Events

    DEO Fall Summit: Doubling Dental
  • Subscribe Today.

    Subscribe to Dental Marketing Theory Podcast.

    You may also like...

    What Does a Small Dental Group Need to Do to Survive Right Now?

    With the broader economy on shaky ground and the dental industry in the midst of a wave of consolidation, what does a small dental group need to do in order to stay afloat? 

    Read More

    Embracing the Servant-Leader Mindset

    If you want to make the leap from being a dentist or a practice owner to becoming a real leader, stop thinking about what you can do to help yourself.

    Read More

    Nobody Is Thinking About You. That’s a Good Thing!

    How often do you find yourself worrying about what other people think of you? Unless you’re a zen monk living deep in the forest (in which case, wow, we’re delighted that you’re reading this blog!), your answer is probably “more than you’d like.”

    Read More