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  1. 0613Forever

    Employment & Professional Networking Job interviews

    Greetings, everyone! I recently graduated from the OT program and passed the board exam, so now I am looking into jobs in Washington state and California (I applied for licenses in these states). My wish is to work with adult populations in any setting, and as I was looking into the jobs, I...
  2. S

    Advice on Life after dental school

    Did anyone else feel way in over their heard after first graduating and working? At school I was taught the bare minimum fillings, crowns, simple exts, no surgical exts, no molar endo or retreatment, no Invisalign, but working as a new grad I’m expected to do so much and be fast as well with...
  3. X

    How do I negotiate my Walgreens job offer?

    I’m currently a licensed pharmacist in MA and am hoping to move to IL in the next month or so. I had a phone interview with someone from talent acquisition and a store manager of a Walgreens in IL and was offered a job. When the person from talent acquisition called me, he offered $100K...
  4. D

    Hospitalist Dallas Fort Worth

    Hi, everybody. I am IM PGY3 graduating summer 2021 looking for a hospitalist job in Dallas area. I heard from several people that hospitalist job market is saturated out there and that it would be hard to find anything without any connections. Does anyone have any idea if it’s true? If so, what...
  5. H

    Need Advice: Research Assistant vs Postbacc

    I am about to graduate in December and I am going to pursue a career in research. I just began applying for research assistant jobs that interest me when I got some discouraging advice. My current plan is this: 1. Be hired as a research assistant starting as soon as January. 2. Work as a...
  6. Thrifty

    PTA Direction/Supervision Advice

    Hello! I've searched the forum and haven't found anything with this discussion, but please correct me if I'm wrong! I work in a small rural clinic privately owned by one individual. With this being such a small clinic, rules are pretty lax and PTAs do have quite a bit more independence than...
  7. P

    Walgreens Pharmacist Salary

    I recently interviewed for walgreens and everything went well. However, I was shocked at how low the salary is compared to what I have been hearing. I am a recent grad and this will be my first job. The interviewer told me i would be getting $52 an hour. I did some research and the avg is $56...
  8. J

    GP's needed

    Hi all, I've worked for Kool Smiles for 3 years. I know Corporate can get a bad rap, however, There are some good companies out there, I've worked for Heartland and they are great too. Kool Smiles is a very ethical company, I've never been asked to do anything that would be considered...
  9. S

    OCS vs. COMT cert/FAAOMPT

    Dear Readers! I’m a third year SPT and would like to seek advice on the two options listed above. As I enter my final year of PT school, I’m wanting to really sit down and weigh my options in the ortho/manual field since I’ll be walking on that stage in no time. Can someone with experience in...
  10. F

    Canadian Optometry Income

    Hello all! Sorry, for the long question, but I hope some can lend an ear and give me some insight. I have been researching Optometry for a very long time, and of particular concern is the income of ODs. The problem is, the vast majority of the stuff I have seen is American Statistics. Canadian...
  11. S

    Hiring New Dentists

    Hi all, We are looking to hire new Graduating Dentist early next year in Atlanta region. Can you please suggest how to reach out to Graduating Dentists? Are there forums or groups in individual schools? Looking for suggestions. Thanks.
  12. M

    Using a recruiter as a new grad

  13. D

    Starting salary in SNF's 2017?

    I am about to take the national boards next week and I am beginning to think about post-exam employment (finally!). At any rate, the SNF I worked at during my last rotation has shown interest in hiring me since I left and has, informally, already offered me a job. I would love to know what kind...
  14. slrpharmd

    New Grad - Hospital nights or Walgreens float?

    I know, I old forums. I have :) Any additional advice would be welcome. I am a new grad and was an intern with Walmart all through school. Due to Walmart's recent cuts I did not get to stay on with them. I received a job with Walgreens about 2 weeks ago for 32 hrs/week floating. The...
  15. M

    Dentist Income potential

    I'm going to be an entering D1 at a private dental school this Fall. The level of debt that I'll be in has gotten me interested in learning more about income potential in general dentistry. With current trends, I am wondering if it is generally common/possible to reach a $200,000 income as a...
  16. FutureFarmacist26

    Rite Aid or Vons pharmacy?

    I just graduated pharmacy school and have an offer from rite aid and from Vons as a floater. I've worked at rite aid for 4 years so I know their system pretty well and they pay more than Vons, but any pharmacist I've talked to is happier working for Vons. Any advice on which company to go with...
  17. S

    Which one new grad Cvs or Wags

    Sooo is cvs really that bad? I was just given an offer that I have yet to officially accept (they gave me 14 days). The reason I haven't accepted it is bc I was waiting to hear back from Wags but they want be able to get back to me until next week (DM is on vacation) which puts me at Day 15+...
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    New Grad buying a Dental Practice

    So I was reading the "Lets buy a Dental Practice" thread by Hammer and it was pretty interesting but I still have a few questions about the whole process. Is it feasible for a new grad 1 year out of Dental School to buy a million dollar practice and would a bank loan over 700k for that...
  19. P

    Pharmacist needed - New Grads OK, Visa Sponsorship Available

    Compounding pharmacy located in Texas looking for new pharmacist. Job training provided. New pharmacy school graduates welcome to apply. Foreign students graduating from US institutions also welcome to apply. H1B Visa sponsorship available. Those graduating Spring of 2017 also welcome to apply...
  20. amelogenin

    Mentorship or Manipulation?

    I'm a new dentist, just graduated a few months ago and now I'm practicing. I joined a corporate office and I'm working as an associate in a corporate-owned office with another dentist with 20+ years of experience. He doesn't own the practice but he acts like he owns the place, telling people...
  21. O

    severe perio treatment sequence

    Hi, I wanted to ask any practicing dentists what the proper treatment sequence is for a new pt that presents to the office with advanced perio disease. I am a new graduate from dental school and I will start associating soon, and I just wanted to make sure I have the correct understanding. My...
  22. C

    Employment & Professional Networking New Grad OTR in Virginia/DC

    Hi! I'm a new grad OTR (just graduated in December and passed boards in February!). I'm a Texan about to relocate to DC/Virginia area. I'm very nervous because I'm pretty knowledgeable about all of big hospitals/facilities in Texas, but I know absolutely nothing about the DC/Virginia area. The...
  23. M

    Cardiac Anes Opening in Northern NJ (minutes from NYC)

    I recently took over recruiting for our growing group at Englewood Hospital. One of our 5 cardiac anesthesiologists has taken another position to shorten his commute so we are looking for a fellowship trained cardiac anesthesiologist (new grads welcome!). Our anesthesiology group is a...