What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Practice Manager in Houston:
"Learn First, Ask For More."
Ask for what you're worth, because the better you get at your job the more that will be expected and you typically don't receive increases for additional soft or hard skills. Take an entry level position, learn the job you want and then apply for THAT position and that salary range.
Practice Manager in Concord:
"Know what you are being hired for."
Make sure that your DVM knows what a practice manager can do and do they really want a practice manager, or do they want a front office manager.
Practice Manager in Cincinnati:
"Rely on others."
Rely on others for help for situations you can't handle. It's difficult to say "I don't know" but when you add "I will find out" it makes it all better. Ask your colleagues. There are always people out here to help you. Don't be afraid to ask.
Practice Manager in Snellville:
"Do What You Love, And It Won't Feel Like "Work""
Get into a practice that allows you to feel at home. Do it because you love it. Get self rewarded for the knowledge of helping a patient, family member or caregiver.
Practice Manager in Gainesville:
Learn all the positions in the office so you know what each employee has to do and it also helps you know how each position effects all other positions.