Turnover is nearly DOUBLED within the veterinary community, higher than other industries.
How can I, in one Blog, speak about passionate careers within the veterinary community, and in the next, write about high turnover? Welcome to the veterinary community’s largest challenge.
Over the past decade I have seen, researched, and taken a serious interest in both turnover and careers. This is what I have discovered, in a nutshell; 1. veterinary hospitals are under managed, 2. low salaries need to be scrutinized along with supply and demand and 3. compassion fatigue is under-diagnosed and misunderstood.
Let’s take a deeper look at two of these three topics, under managed and low wages. Compassion fatigue requires its own Blog post (Part II, a bit of a cliff-hanger). Continue reading →
Consider taking a leap of faith. Consider taking a calculated risk and achieving your goal.
You, too, can wake up every morning excited to get to your job, to work with team members, clients and care for pets and animals. Simply ask yourself,” What do I desire and what brings me joy?”
Tough questions, I know. At times, I feel overwhelmed by projects and deadlines, however I wake up each morning raring to GO! Seriously, after 25 years working in the veterinary community, I am more “charged,” now, than ever before! Continue reading →
It is funny how in a short period of time a similar themed conversation appears and grows among groups that are unrelated. Hence the topic for the morning.
You have a question about your team and what they feel or how they would be affected by a paradigm shift. After hours of brainstorming what that shift may look like and what ripples that change may cause; let’s simply ask the people who are most affected. Continue reading →