Listen Here:

Today’s guest, Sydney Wandix, speaks to one of my favorite topics: the varying opportunities that fit under the vet med umbrella. There are so many careers available in this field that you don’t have to be stuck; you can try new things and hopefully find just the right fit.

Sydney has run the gamut of jobs in the veterinary industry and is a licensed veterinary technician. She works for UrgentVet as an Expansion Manager, traveling to her company’s new clinics to support and develop the clinic team. Monday through Friday, Sydney reaches new cities and states to work with a team, seeing new people and new clinics every month. She provides managerial support and assistance with new roles.

During our conversation, Sydney shared some outstanding tips she feels younger Sydney could have benefited from, and hopefully newcomers to the field can now.

  1. Confidence is key
  2. Talk less and listen more
  3. Don’t be afraid to have the “hard” conversations
  4. Never assume
  5. Take time for yourself

And if you take anything away from this episode, remember to get out there and try these opportunities within the vet med industry. If your current role isn’t serving you, there ARE other options.

Would You Like To Be Featured in Our Podcast?
Join Our Mailing List!

What’s Inside

  • An interesting job in the vet med industry.
  • Seeing the opportunities within the veterinary field.
  • Tips for newcomers to the vet med field.

Mentioned In This Episode:

Listen to the podcast on your favorite player:

Enjoy the podcast? Share!

Follow Crystal Stokes

About Crystal Stokes
About Crystal Stokes
#071: Money Conversations with Rachel and Suzanne

#071: Money Conversations with Rachel and Suzanne

Let’s talk about money! It’s an important but hard to have conversation when it comes to the veterinary industry. Professionals and experts when it comes to the monetary side of vet med, Rachel Lemcke and Suzanna Cannon talk about their contributions in the field and perspectives when it comes to the effect of vet costs and access to care.

#069: Chipping Away at Access to Care with PetSmart Charities & Dr. Robyn Jaynes

#069: Chipping Away at Access to Care with PetSmart Charities & Dr. Robyn Jaynes

Can increased access to care impact veterinary compassion fatigue? PetSmart Charities, the nonprofit arm of PetSmart, focuses on increasing access to veterinary care for pets nationwide, addressing significant financial, geographic, and professional barriers. In a conversation with Robyn James, the director of veterinary affairs, we explore innovative solutions like payment plans, food bank partnerships, and diverse treatment standards to support pets and their owners effectively.

#068: Hope For A Path Forward with Veterinary Hope Foundation

#068: Hope For A Path Forward with Veterinary Hope Foundation

This episode features perspectives from a variety of voices of the Veterinary Hope Foundation, including Elizabeth Chosa, Laurie Fonken, Ami VanDeventer, and Trish Oberdorf. They provide a 360 view of the VHF mission and address the vital question of happiness in veterinary careers. VHF fosters support, prevention, and community, emphasizing hope for all veterinarians.

#067: Get MotiVETed with Renee Machel

#067: Get MotiVETed with Renee Machel

It’s time to Get MotiVETed! Listen as I talk with founder of Get MotiVETed, Renee Machel. She shares everything GMU has to offer from coaching to self paced courses. You can feel the passion from Renee as we discuss this incredible support component for the vet med community.

No, thank you. I do not want.
100% secure your website.
Powered by