When interviewing new candidates for a role in your practice, you need to be asking the right questions. Here are some suggestions:
|Old interview questions
|New interview questions (that you wish you could ask)
|Can I see your CV and references?
|Can I see your updated Linkedin profile, connections and recommendations?
|Can you type?
|Do you know your way around computers, word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software and The Cloud? Can you spell and construct grammatically correct sentences?
|Can you answer the phone?
|Do you understand customer service in 21st Century dentistry and are you a great telephonist?
|Do you have a basic understanding of dental procedures?
|Do you understand what we sell, why people buy what we sell – and why we sell what people want to buy?
|Are you a team player?
|Do you understand the difference between a workforce and a team – what does that mean to you?
|When can you start?
|Why do you think I should offer you this opportunity?
|Are you well trained?
|What plans do you have for your future personal and professional development?