Developing Your Resume to Land the Position of Your Dreams (5044)
Veterinary Technology |  Sunrise CE
Saturday |  7:00 AM -  7:50 AM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||225CD




Heather Prendergast

Heather Prendergast, RVT, CVPM<br><br>Heather Prendergast has spent over 25 years in small animal practice, and attended New Mexico State University to obtain a Bachelors degree in Animal Science and St. Petersburg College and received her Associates degree in Veterinary Technology. She then continued and completed the requirements needed, and become a certified veterinary practice manager (CVPM). She has taught several years for both veterinary technology and assistance programs and has authored the book 'Front Office Management for the Veterinary Team', now in it's 2nd edition. Heather has lectured for several local, state and national organizations on topics ranging from grief management for healthcare professionals to nutrition, inventory, communications and team management for the veterinary healthcare teams. She has authored several articles and participated in published roundtable discussions with the goal of increasing nutritional awareness, client compliance and communication within the veterinary practice. Currently, Heather provides consulting services for veterinary hospitals and is an instructor for Patterson Veterinary University and VetMedTeam. Heather serves on several advisory committees, including the Pet Nutrition Alliance Committee, the Fear Free Advisory Board and most recently was appointed Program Chair of the Technician Program at the North American Veterinary Conference. In addition, Heather was named the 2014 Veterinary Technician of the Year.

Julie Legred CVT
National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA)

Presentation Info

CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 1


Everyone is searching for the position of their dreams, but it takes a perfect resume to portray that perfect individual for that perfect position. In this session, we will take you through the process in developing the resume that will put you to the top of the list as the perfect candidate for that position. We will also highlight various resources for you to find that perfect position and resources that will help you to showcase your resume.

Learning Objectives

1. Understand the structure and inclusion of a resume

2. Understand the presentation of a resume

3. Understand resources available to help in your search