By Melissa Tompkins, BS, CVPM, PHRca, CCFP
Stealing time isn’t a tangible theft, but it is most definitely quantifiable – to the detriment of your clinic’s bottom line. Photo digitalista/Bigstock
Did you know 95 percent of U.S. businesses experience employee theft?1 This is a huge problem nationwide, and each year companies lose $50 billion to employee dishonesty.1
Veterinary hospitals are no exception when it comes to employee theft. In fact, due to our “family like” environments, we are likely to experience theft in our hospitals because we trust everyone and do not always have safeguards in place.
These are four main types of employee theft veterinary hospitals might experience: embezzlement; theft of inventory, equipment, or services; time clock theft, and theft of ben...
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