Corporate Careers

Job Posting Secrets

I Hiring a great talent pool starts with composing the right job post. If the job post isn’t compelling enough, you won’t find strong candidates. Hence, here are a few tips.Image Description: A laptop, coffee mug, notepad, pen, and smartphone placed on a wooden table. If you’re looking for the perfect candidate to join your…

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4 Ways To Communicate Effectively With Patients

An optometrist communicating with her patient

Communication is one of the essential skills an optometrist requires for clinical efficiency. Most of the time, doctors overestimate their communication skills when they graduate, but it becomes vital for their success when faced with real-world cases. Effective communication reflects an optometrist’s knowledge and understanding of a patient’s needs. It allows for a safe environment…

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How to Deal with a Toxic Workplace

We have all been in the situation in corporate optometry where you walk into the workplace and the air is tense. It may be that there was a new insurance policy created, an issue with reimbursements, and there is plenty of work to be done. Someone or everyone in the office is stressed and the…

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How Corporate ODs Can Build Successful Networks

It’s no secret that building business relationships can further the success of your business. Having additional knowledge and resources alone are major assets. However, these types of enduring relationships don’t happen out of thin air. It takes a few steps and effort to make sure the partnership will be beneficial to both parties and will…

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How Understanding the Patient Can Make You a Better OD

As an OD in the corporate optometry setting our main concern is providing the patient with quality services. We have spent years gathering experience, knowledge, and respect in our professions. Knowing how the patient experiences their visit can help us tailor our care to provide comfort and excellence. Appointments. We see patients on a certain schedule that is always…

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AOA State Associations

California Corporate Doctors: SB684 passed in 2015 and went into effect Jan. 2016 to protect Doctors and Patients.  Know what is against  the CA Professions code/law or signing non-compete clauses. If you are a COA member you receive a free 30 min session with an attorney that can review your contract and make sure you…

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Optometry Student Loans

Curious about your student loans?   Over 40 million Americans hold $1.4 trillion in student loan debt. Corporate Optometry’s partner, SoFi, answers some commonly asked questions1 about student loan refinancing.   Who should refinance? Refinancing is a great solution for working graduates who have high-interest, unsubsidized Direct Loans, Graduate PLUS loans, and/or private loans. Federal…

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LasikPlus: Tuition Assistance for Optometrists

http://www.lasikplus.com LasikPlus are united in their commitment to build and nurture a respectful, drama-free culture based on commonality of focus and purpose, and shared values of integrity, loyalty, and transparency. These are not highfalutin words here, but rather values we hold dear — with little room for ego, arrogance, or artificial hierarchies. They believe in ‘servant…

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Disability Insurance for Optometry Business owners.

Disability Insurance is very important for Business Owners. Here are some things to consider. A policy that covers “Own Occupation” is more expensive than “Any Occupation” of course, so you have to consider that. And here’s something else to consider. You may not care if your policy is “Own Occupation.” Let me give you an…

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Restrictive Covenants

This is a resources guide, it is vital to contact an attorney for your situation. Do you understand what you are signing with a restrictive covenant? Many corporate ODs have this clause in their sublease contracts. The typical mileage is between 0-3 miles radius up to a year and is negotiable. Is this part of…

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