Veterinary Careers Advice

  • Should you accept a counter offer?
    Found a new job but received a counter offer from your current employer? Let us help you weigh up the pros and cons to answer the question: should I stay or should I go?
  • Don't spend all your time worrying about the questions you'll be asked at interview. Instead, prepare some questions of your own to find out more about the practice you could be joining.
  • Being unintentionally out of work isn’t fun. But, rather than panic or fall into depression, it’s important to put together a strategy to keep your finances in check, while giving you a plan to get back into work.
  • If you have dreams of becoming a veterinary surgeon, it’s important you know which subjects to take and what grades you need to achieve in order to secure a place at university.
  • Seeking a career in veterinary science, but don’t fancy working as a veterinary surgeon? You might want to consider a more specialised role as a parasitologist.
  • The internet can often be a distraction, but it’s also a great place to search for new opportunities. Follow these simple steps to help land your dream job.

  • There is something symbolic about the start of a new year, making it an ideal time to think about looking for a new job. Here are some tips to help you achieve that goal in 2018.
  • Many folk assume that recruitment ceases over Christmas and the New Year. This simply isn’t true...
  • While much of the UK's workforce celebrates Christmas with a week off work, volunteering for extra hours over the festive period could be particularly beneficial for student vets and VNs.
  • If you're not making it to the interview stage when applying for veterinary roles, there's a high chance your CV is the issue. But what are you doing wrong?
  • Decided against a career in practice? Here are five helpful pointers for those vets who intend to pursue a career working on research and producing scholarly papers and writings.
  • If you love animals and want to find a different way into the animal care industry, or are a vet or VN looking to change roles, this may be the perfect job for you.
  • Technology, pet ownership, social media, corporatisation, Brexit – what trends will dictate the availability of jobs, and the type of vacancies you'll be applying for?
  • If you're not using LinkedIn, you could be missing out on a wealth of opportunities to help enhance your veterinary career. Here we offer 5 reasons why you should sign up today.
  • Presenting your prospective employer with the right impression through the clever use of body language could make the difference between a new career and rejection.
  • 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...
  • Do you want to become a veterinary nurse, but are unsure about what skills and qualifications you will need to embark on this exciting career?
  • Having doubts about your chosen career? Whether you're about to commence training, halfway through your degree, or about to join the workforce, there are always options.
  • An infographic detailing exactly what it takes to be a vet.

  • The EU General Data Protection Regulation will go live in May 2018. This means if your practice holds data, such as names and addresses of animal owners born in Europe, you need to be ready – or be prepared to face heavy fines.