August 2011  
Talent Aquisition
Finding and Retaining the Right Person for Your Practice 


 It has been said many times that employees are our most valuable assets.  Without a well-trained, highly motivated staff, it will be difficult for any Practice to achieve its strategic vision and performance goals.  Since every practice will need to hire additional staff at some point, the decision to hire a new employee should not be taken lightly or without careful Talent Acquisition planning.  The key to any Talent Acquisition effort is to devise and implement a strategy that will yield the greatest opportunity to attract talent and retain them.

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WOW... Vetstreet 


VCA Antech, Inc., one of the biggest Animal Healthcare companies has come to terms with MediMedia Animal Health, LLC, to buy VetStreet, the leading veterinarian marketing, education and client communication software company.  This deal is valued at $146 million dollars and could potentially have a huge impact on the veterinary industry. 

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  What Can VBA Do For You?  


This month we included an article on Talent Acquisition (Click Here).  VBA has been working with various practices to assist them in this process.  We begin with a discussion on the value proposition of the Talent Acquisition roadmap.  We have addressed writing job descriptions and job postings, where to source candidates, how to conduct behavioral interviews, verifying employment references as well as making the job offers.  Should you need our consulting services to help you attract,  hire and retain your next 'A' player, please contact [email protected] or feel free to call our office. 

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Bldg E, Ste. 1403
361 Route 31
Flemington, NJ 08822
Phone (908) 782-4426
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