Barking Up the Right Tree

A Time-Saving Guide for Landing Your First or Next Job as a Veterinary Nurse/Technician

by Patricia M. Lee MA



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 4/3/2019

Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 76
ISBN : 9781480874954
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.25x11
Page Count : 76
ISBN : 9781480874862

About the Book

Locating, competing for, and obtaining a job in a veterinary care facility--from private clinics and animal hospitals to research facilities--is no easy task.

But Patricia M. Lee makes it a lot easier with this guide to landing a job as a veterinary nurse/technician. Drawing on her experience as a career counselor and her expertise of the animal care field, she shares straightforward advice in an organized format.

She explains that when going on an interview, prospective employers want to get the answers to key questions such as:

  • Will you do what they want you to do the way they want you to do it?
  • Will you get along with others at work--employees and clients?Will you show up on time, do your work, and leave problems at home?

Filled with easy-to-follow examples of resumes, cover letters, and suggestions on answering interview questions specific to the veterinary field, this guide is the perfect resource for anyone starting out in this competitive field.

About the Author

Patricia M. Lee, MA (Pat), has over thirty years of experience as a career counselor in a variety of educational settings and takes great pride in offering individuals a step-by-step approach to finding a job of their dreams. Pat earned a bachelor's degree in psychology and a master's degree in counseling and student services. For over a decade, she has served as the director of career placement for Vet Tech Institute in Pittsburgh, where Pat has successfully assisted students find careers in the veterinary care field. As an avid animal lover, she has rescued almost every pet she has owned. Mrs. Lee resides in Washington, Pennsylvania, with her husband, two pit bull/boxer rescue dogs, a miniature donkey, and a registered paint mare that she rides every chance she gets.