Corporate OD

5 Ways to Bring Out the Best in Your Office Manager

employees working together as a team

Maintaining a successful optometry practice is just as challenging as building one from the ground up. A capable office manager could prove to be a big help, but only if they’re properly managed. If your optometry practice is riddled with administrative hiccups and daily issues adversely affecting productivity, it’s a sign that you need to work on your…

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Optometry Practice Compensation: How to Do It Right

Managing optometry practice compensation can be quite a daunting task. It involves a careful review and thorough analysis of finances, market salary, individual employee performance, overall business costs, and more. As is with most businesses, compensation is one of the major expenses of all optometry practices. Unfortunately, many optometrists have a hard time managing their…

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What to Know Before You Refer Someone for a Job

What to Know Before You Refer Someone for a Job If you are an employer or have landed a good job in a great organization, rest assured that you will be getting quite a few requests for job referrals. It can be anyone from among your friends and family to an employee who recently left…

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New OD: Knowing Your Worth

Patient wearing a trial frame

Studying optometry and becoming a certified optometry doctor is no small achievement. It is now time to venture into the field and look for a job to kick start your career. Practical learning is different from theoretical knowledge. As a new graduate, you still have a lot to learn with experience, but don’t let that…

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Planning a 2021 Strategy for Your Optometry Practice

The New Year is the perfect time to plan a fresh strategy for your optometry practice. A sound understanding of your competition, threats, strengths and weaknesses is imperative to increase business revenue and profitability. A well-thought-out approach will help you determine your standing in the market and understand emerging trends. Here is a step-by-step process…

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5 Ways To Manage Stress At Your Optometry Practice

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The modern optometrist has to deal with an influx of patients, manage their staff, and may have to raise a family at the same time. On top of that, they have to invest in state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment to keep up with the latest trends. These are just some of the factors an optometrist may have…

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Bringing the Joy to Eye Care

Dr Leah Thorpe’s experience with Bailey Nelson. As a new Waterloo grad in 2012 I was thrilled to land a job that I loved right out of school. I was eager to start building my practice in a busy office in downtown Saskatoon, alongside a team of wonderful optometrists. I followed my husband to Calgary…

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