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Work conditions, job preparation, and placement strategies for food-animal veterinarians.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17220488     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This study examines the responses of 1,047 human-resources personnel who recruit veterinarians for positions in their organizations. Work conditions in the organization, lifestyle and time-management issues, job benefits, job expectations, supervisor relations, and the physical demands of veterinary work are studied. Comparisons are made between four different occupational areas: food animals, mixed animals, companion animals, and industry positions in veterinary medicine. The findings portray a career in food animal medicine as very positive. Recruiters also make recommendations to colleges of veterinary medicine for strategies to improve the preparation and placement of their graduates.
Authors:
David M Andrus; J Bruce Prince; Kevin Gwinner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of veterinary medical education     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0748-321X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Vet Med Educ     Publication Date:  2006  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-01-15     Completed Date:  2007-03-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7610519     Medline TA:  J Vet Med Educ     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  509-16     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
College of Business Administration, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA. andrus@ksu.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Career Choice
Food Supply*
Humans
Job Application
Job Satisfaction
Salaries and Fringe Benefits
Students / psychology*
United States
Veterinary Medicine / economics,  manpower*,  standards,  statistics & numerical data
Workplace / standards*

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