Veterinary Careers Advice

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  • Sam Blackman, of Highcroft Referrals in Bristol, has taken on additional responsibilities in his workplace. He explains how he became an operations support manager with CVS.
  • It can be a challenge to juggle a job like ours with family commitments, and for some it can be difficult to find suitable positions at all.
  • Ever wondered if a move to out-of-hours veterinary work would be right for you? If so, we have the inside scoop on what it’s like to work the night shift.
  • Often accompanied by an attractive salary and generous benefits package, it’s little surprise that competition for sales rep jobs is fierce. Have you got what it takes?
  • Searching for a job can be a daunting task – and the interview stage is arguably the scariest part of the process. It's also where many people fall short...
  • A career in veterinary nursing can be incredibly rewarding, but a love of animals and the right qualification is not all you need – you’ll also need the right personal attributes.
  • One of the less-recognised career paths open to people who love animals, particularly for those who are not qualified veterinary professionals is that of the veterinary practice manager.
  • Searching for a new job can seem like a daunting task, but there are some smart ways you can improve your hunt, and bag that dream career move.
  • A small proportion of clever folk are keeping one step ahead at all times by updating their CV every few months or so. They're conducting their own CV review. Just thirty minutes is all they need to review their recent projects, challenges and achievements and review and update their CVs accordin...
  • The job market has rarely been as competitive as it is today, and the veterinary profession is no different from any other, so here's a quick guide to maximising your potential when it comes to the task of job hunting.
  • As well as preparing for standard interview questions, remember your prospective employer may throw in some seemingly random questions designed to throw you off your stride.
  • Whether you're studying pharmacy already or you’ve finished a degree in animal science and aren't sure how to apply it, a rewarding career in veterinary pharmacy could be yours.
  • The way we find, apply for and interview for jobs is undergoing major changes, and telephone interviews are now a very common obstacle for jobseekers.
  • Younger jobseekers enjoy higher rates of employment than their older counterparts but, as a more mature applicant you can offer a far broader range of experiences and skills.
  • Not everyone loves children, but it’s important to realise that, depending on the type of vet you become, you will have to deal with the concept of kids as clients.
  • Have you thought about continuing your veterinary studies in order to specialise in a particular field? If so, here are a few questions you should ask yourself.
  • So, you fancy taking on a new role in the animal health profession and positioning yourself as a promising candidate. How do you go about it?
  • One of the most nerve-wracking aspects of a job interview is the knowledge that somebody is about to fire a number of searching questions at you. This can be seen as a Paxmanesque interrogation where everything said is doubted and each view is challenged – but these four tips will help you sail t...