As dentistry enters 2019, the last quarter of the financial and NHS contract year a recent survey by Destination Dental has found that recruitment across the sector is in crisis blamed on Brexit, poor workforce planning, low morale and NHS contract obligations. British Dental Association (BDA) figures for 2018 indicate 65% of NHS practices in
Dental practices need to work smarter and harder to attract (and retain) the very best talent. Here’s what you can do in 2019 to stay on top and make recruiting your competitive advantage.
Finding top dental talent is becoming ever more challenging amid the backdrop of record employment levels and a dental skills shortage that’s hitting critical levels across the UK. Make no mistake: we are in a candidate-short market and this is consistently pushing salaries up. The Office of National Statistics is recording that the average number
With employment at record levels, lower EU immigration from Brexit fears and Tier 2 visa restrictions for Dental professionals talent shortage is one of the biggest problems facing UK Dentistry. With around 75% of all job searches starting on Google, it controls the gateway to the internet, the recent launch of Google Jobs in the UK
In 2017 some 87% of companies recruited using social media, LinkedIn is the preferred choice of social networks for recruiters to source candidates, but Facebook is a great addition as part of your recruitment advertising strategy. Destination Dental run Sponsored Facebook advertising campaigns on behalf of many independent dental practices and corporates across the UK.
Attend networking events Dental conferences and networking events attract different types of people from across the dental industry. They are great for learning, networking and to find talented dental professionals that might be looking for a new role. Attending these events gives you the opportunity to make new contacts and find potential new talented employees for
The continual advancement of technology impacts all aspects of our daily lives. Dental technology is increasingly accessible, but where should a dental practice focus their valuable resources? One of the most significant trends is digitalisation within the dental industry – digital impressions, 3-D intraoral scanners, CAD/CAM units, digital radiography, 3-D printers, bulk-fill composites with hand-pieces,
The UK’s Brexit vote will affect the dental sector in terms of funding, staffing and scientific advancement. But what does the result mean for recruitment across the dental industry? Currently EU citizens have the right to live and work in the UK under European law, and can take their families with them, if they can
Have you considered an employee intranet for your dental practice teams? Dentistry is a people business. In the modern fast paced world dental practices need to find cost effective ways of attracting, developing, managing and engaging with the best people to deliver outstanding patient care. It is a proven fact that an engaged workforce is
After months of hard work, we are delighted to officially announce the launch of our website, you can find us at www.destinationdental.co.uk As the UK’s only independent online dental recruitment platform our objective is to only advertise current, relevant positions posted directly by dental practices. We are passionate about providing simple, cost effective, online recruitment