Equine veterinarians are some of the hardest-working professionals out there. Keeping long, erratic hours, working in all types of weather, dealing with many difficult situations and lack of quality time with family and friends are all factors that can contribute to veterinarian burnout. An unhappy life makes an unhappy vet, and an unhappy vet makes an unhappy business.
That elusive work-life balance is an issue for most veterinarians. How can you find that? Would you believe that donating your time and expertise to a charitable organization would actually help? It is an important, growing aspect of business.
Corporate Social Responsibility
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a form of corporate self-regulation integrated into a business model. This term emerged in the business world in the 1970s. The idea behind CSR is for a company to be responsible for its own actions while encouraging a positive impact through its activities on the environment, consumers, employees and communities. It honors what’s known as the “triple bottom line”: people, planet and profit. Supporters of the concept claim that a corporation makes long-term profits by...