4 Key Strategies for a Successful Dental Hygiene Salary Negotiation

4 Key Strategies for a Successful Dental Hygiene Salary Negotiation

Doug Perry from the site gethiredrdh.com talks about negotiating your wage and benefits. Salary negotiation can seem a little scary and worrisome, but if you have done your homework, have a plan, get the timing right, and engage in a thoughtful conversation over it you should feel confident.

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Building a Great Dental Hygiene Resume

Building a Great Dental Hygiene Resume

We would like to welcome guest blogger Doug Perry, dental hygienist resume coach, from the website gethiredrdh.com 

Creating an awesome dental hygiene resume that grabs attention and holds it can seem overwhelming at first. There are lots of considerations and most hygienists simply don’t know where to begin. 

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How to Feel Renewed as a Dental Hygienist

How to Feel Renewed as a Dental Hygienist

Are you hitting your 7 year, 7 month, or 7 hour slump of your career? Being a dental hygienist is hard. It’s hard on our bodies, minds, and self esteem. It can also be one of the most rewarding professions by helping so many people smile, so don’t throw in you scalers just yet! Follow these quick tips to help recharge your hygiene spark.

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Networking- The Magic Bullet During Job Hunting Season

It is job hunting season for many hygienists. 


My Dad always told me, "It's not what you know, it's who you know." As I have gone through the job hunting process myself, I have realized that Dad was correct.  I currently work in education and private practice. Both of these positions came to me through someone I know. I have also been able to keep these positions because of WHAT I know. Both the WHO and the WHAT I know have been because of networking. Networking is the secret weapon of being an extraordinary hygienist.
 

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