A dental assistant became upset after discovering a new receptionist at her business earns more than she does. To resolve the issue, Jeff Haden recommends the dentist talk with the assistant and let her express her frustration. Then the dentist should explain why the receptionist is worth the money. If the dentist is willing to pay the assistant more, the plan should be laid out for doing so, but either way, it's important to make sure the issue is resolved, he writes.
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