Want to do as little job searching as possible? Good management of your dental hygiene career will help you find jobs faster and stay employed longer.
But good dental hygiene career management doesn’t just happen. You have to be intentional and specific about what you want and how you are going to get it.
This means reverse-engineering your hoped-for outcomes. If you need specific coaching on managing your career, contact us and we can talk about how we or another company can work with you. Otherwise, continue on below and we’ll give you some general ideas and guidance.
Dental Hygiene Career Management Tips
Dental hygiene career management starts with a good vision. If you haven’t already, develop a personal mission statement that reflects the type of professional you are or striving to become.
Next, seek out mentors and leaders you identify with and who are what you want to become. They don’t necessarily have to be dental hygienists, either. What you need is someone who is flying in the same pattern you want to fly.
Then, talk to them. Communicate what it is you are working toward, Discuss with them how it is they got to where they are and if they have ideas of how you can get there, too.
With that out of the way, let’s dive deeper into more specific topics of dental hygiene career management.
- The Importance of Connections and Relationships
- Three Most Important Career Habits for Dental Hygienists
- Skillfully and Professionally Rejecting Job Offers
- I Got Fired From My Hygiene Job, Now What?
- 7 Simple Ways to Make LinkedIn Connections
- Dealing with Problems of Ageism in Dental Hygiene Hiring
- Translating Your Skills for a Career Transition
- Should I Stay or Quit?
- How to Lead Your Boss
- Resignations, Exit Interviews and Contacting Former Patients
Dental Hygiene Career Sample Documents
In the coming weeks and months, we’ll be posting documents, checklists, tracking sheets, and other dental hygiene career management sample documents to help guide your career. Stay tuned!