Is a neat/tidy appearance part of professionalism in our industry? I think back to one day at work at the clinic when a colleague of mine was frantically searching for a lint roller.
She was really upset that she had a lot of fur on her clothes. Another colleague commented on how it was okay to be covered in fur since we work with animals.Read More
Tattoos and piercings have become increasingly common in recent years… if you have one, you’re probably in good company!
In fact, a 2010 study by the Pew Research Center found that nearly 40% of millenials have tattoos, with approximately 7% of millenials having six or more tattoos.(1) Additionally, nearly 25% of millennials have a piercing somewhere other than an earlobe.(1)
These numbers reflect a significant increase in tattoos and piercings, compared to earlier generations. But, in many situations, it is individuals from older generations who own and run veterinary practices. This may lead you to wonder whether it will be easy to find a vet tech job with piercings or tattoos.Read More
As you approach the end of your schooling, you’re probably about to start looking for your first job as a vet tech. Whether you find potential employers through advertisements or word of mouth, there is a good chance that you will need to submit a resume at some point during the application process. Start working on your resume now, so that you have it available when an opportunity arises!
Follow these 8 tips to create a resume that will help you land your ideal first job as a vet tech.Read More
The veterinary industry is diverse ‒ many different types of companies support the veterinary profession: diagnostic laboratories, pet nutrition companies, pharmaceutical firms, poison control agencies, insurance firms and distributors are just a few examples.Read More