As a veterinarian, you have spent a huge portion of your academic career pushing toward the ultimate goal of becoming a veterinarian. You toiled for experiences and jobs that would look good on an application, obsessed over taking the right courses for the right schools, and then fought and struggled through the final four years [...]
I almost changed the title of this article before submission, but I realized that simply supports the point I'm about to make. Even before reading the words contained in the article, the title prepares you to think of business and veterinary medicine as a dichotomy that we must be convinced to make harmonious. This, however, [...]
In this hot veterinary job market, the world is your oyster. That hasn't always been the case, however. Fifteen years ago, I would receive 20 to 30 applications for a customer service representative job opening. Now, the labor force is reevaluating what type of work they are willing to do, what type of culture they [...]
Production versus Salary in Veterinary Medicine: Which Compensation Model is Right for Your Hospital?
An Overview and a New Approach for Today's Workforce Considering a compensation model for your hospital employees can certainly become overwhelming as you research the different options and how to implement them—especially when everyone has a different opinion about what is "best." You can read about the various options with a quick Google search, but [...]
As a veterinarian going through an MBA program at Boston University's Questrom School of Business, I have had the incredible opportunity to explore how business concepts and ideas used in large companies can apply to veterinary hospitals. Prioritizing employees as stakeholders One of the major projects assigned during my first semester centered around prioritizing stakeholders. [...]