Vet Podcast

Ep #15: Challenging Non-Competes in the Veterinary Industry with Paul Diaz

By May 5th, 2023 No Comments

Paul Diaz, Founder & CEO of Offer First and Founder of Hire Power Consulting, is a seasoned veterinary recruiter. When it comes to hiring practices, he’s seen his share of contractual clauses and has heard horror stories from veterinarians who signed non-competes.

In this episode, Paul joins the show to discuss the use of non-competes in the veterinary industry and why he believes they are unfair and should be challenged. He also shares his experiences with non-competes and why he stopped working with employers who require them.

Listen in to hear why Paul believes non-competes can negatively impact veterinarians, how removing them from your hiring process might help attract employees, and how to structure your contracts to support a mutually beneficial employment relationship.

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What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • How non-competes have changed over the past two decades.
  • Why Paul believes non-competes are unfair and should be challenged.
  • How a non-compete can impact the lives of veterinarians.
  • The difference between a non-compete and a non-solicit.
  • What Paul sees happening to non-competes in the future.
  • The importance of differentiating your hospital to attract talent.

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Disclosure: Travis York is the owner of Three and One Vet Advisors and a partner of SignatureFD. Three and One Vet Advisors is a veterinary consulting and strategic planning firm of which SignatureFD has no involvement or ownership. James Yost is a partner and wealth adviser at SignatureFD. SignatureFD is an investment adviser registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Three and One Vet Advisors and SignatureFD are not affiliated. Mr. York provides all non-investment advisory services through Three and One Vet Advisors. The opinions of the guests and the contents of this podcast are intended to be educational only and should not be relied upon as investment, tax, business, or planning advice. You should consult with a professional advisor prior to taking any course of action that may impact you or your business.

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