Articles by Mark Opperman, CVPM - dvm360
Articles by Mark Opperman, CVPM

Figuring out fair ProSal compensation

Jul 1, 2008

Q. I've been at my first job for just over a year. I earn a base salary plus production and benefits. What percentage of my revenue is fair compensation?

Getting through to the boss

Jun 1, 2008

I often get calls from managers who feel like owners don't respect or listen to them.

Practice manager job description

Jun 1, 2008

Let your manager know what you expect him or her to do.

Who's in control?

May 1, 2008

A self-serving team member may be pulling the strings at your practice. Why are you letting it happen?

Total compensation statement

Apr 7, 2008

Use this Excel spreadsheet to show associates and team members how much you spend to employ them.

Don't let bad Internet reviews bite

Apr 1, 2008

Let's say you're casually googling your practice one day when you find a review that makes your eyes pop out of your head ...

Downloadable phone scripts

Mar 7, 2008

Evaluate the phone skills of receptionists at your clinic and others with these downloadable Excel documents.

House call compensation

Mar 1, 2008

I'm a house call veterinarian who'd like to continue to perform surgeries and take radiographs in order to maintain my skills. What's the appropriate amount of compensation for a veterinarian who allows me to use his or her hospital for these purposes?

Footprints = profits

Mar 1, 2008

Don't despair at few new clients. Just follow the feet!

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