Career advice for the veterinary team - Firstline
  • SEARCH:
Team Center
Firstline Featuring Information from:

ADVERTISEMENT

Professional Development
Source: FIRSTLINE

A traitor among us

January 1, 2007

Dr. Smith (not his real name) relates this true tale of a covert bully's attack on an unsuspecting team.

Source: FIRSTLINE

10 ways to make Mondays great

November 1, 2006

Don't let Mondays drag you down. Use these tips to start the workweek with the right attitude.

Source: FIRSTLINE

You know you need a new job if ...

November 1, 2006

There could have been a postscript at the end of the article, "Signs You Need a New Job" (By the Numbers, September/October 2006). It may have read like this: P.S. You may need a new job if the first article in this issue you read is titled, "Signs You Need a New Job." Thanks for the humor and the advice.

Source: FIRSTLINE

Discounts cost owners plenty

November 1, 2006

As the owner/office manager of a small animal clinic, I found your answer to the question about discounts pretty one-sided ("I Want My Discount Back," Ask the Experts, September/October 2006). Do these employees consider the cost the practice owner bears for this benefit? The employees' hearts are in the right place—they want to help all of the pets that come their way. The problem is that it's at the practice owner's expense. Some employees feel that they can take home pet after pet because the cost is minimal. This becomes a problem when several employees have multiple-pet households that the clinic is basically supporting.

Source: FIRSTLINE

3 quick lessons for your team

November 1, 2006

Consider the following situations in practice. How would you handle each one?

Source: FIRSTLINE

What happened to "thanks?"

November 1, 2006

At no time in the article "Reach for More Pay" (September/October 2006) did you tell the person who got the raise to say "thank you." I gave all of my staff members a raise without anyone asking for one, and I didn't get one "thank you." Should I take it away?

Source: FIRSTLINE

10 signs it's time to find a new job

September 1, 2006

Are you unhappy at work? Maybe it's time for a change. You know you need a new job when ...

Source: FIRSTLINE

How do we empower technicians?

September 1, 2006

A veterinarian recently asked me, "What do we need to pay our veterinary technicians to keep them with us? And what do we need to offer to get more educated technicians in the field?"

Source: FIRSTLINE

On the Job: Gina Toman

September 1, 2006

What's the nicest thing a client ever said to you?

ADVERTISEMENT

Click here