Believe it or not, the way your practice is run plays a significant role in the talent that works there. Forward thinking practices that use the latest technology have a greater advantage in acquiring the best candidates. Here’s why.
Millennials are a huge part of the workforce. They’re the ones graduating veterinary technology school and they have high expectations of their workplace. They’ve grown up in an age where they didn’t have to answer the phone to have a conversation, they don’t even use a pen and paper to write things down. From laptops to smartphones, the newest and best candidates are looking for practices who are adopting and leveraging the benefits from technology. Is your practice one of those?
Chances are, if you’re using hand-written records, using fax machines and using the phone to schedule appointments or other tasks that could be done digitally, millennials are going to lose respect and you could miss out on a larger talent pool. They may even pass on the opportunity to learn from a very experienced veterinary staff because they’re turned off by your antiquated practices.