All Careers Advice

  • Swapping your consult comfort zone for the corporate sphere can be a daunting prospect for some vets. To help soften the blow, Tony Noble of Noble Futures recruitment consultancy shares his tips for a smooth, successful transition.
  • It is surprisingly difficult to make the right clothing choice when attending an interview in a veterinary setting. First impressions are important so, ultimately, you want to impress when attending your interview.
  • Too much to do, too little time? Anyone working in a veterinary practice will know the feeling. Here we offer 15 tips to help manage your time and work more effectively.
  • 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 five reasons why you should sign up today.
  • Jordan Sinclair, in the final of her four-part series about stepping on to the career ladder, explains how to make contact with your potential new employer(s), apply for the job you want and secure your fate...
  • Jordan Sinclair looks at ways of ensuring the job application you submit to an employer has every chance of being looked at, standing apart from other candidates – and, most importantly – securing that all-important interview.
  • In her second article aimed at new or soon-to-be graduate vets, Jordan Sinclair looks at finding the perfect first job, and advises jobseekers not to settle for something that doesn’t tick all the “essential” boxes.
  • Having recently been in the position of having to find her first job while still at vet school, new grad vet Jordan Sinclair offers some advice from someone who has recently “been there, done that”.
  • Locum vet Ben Sweeney looks at the potentially fruitful offering a veterinary career can bring and encourages readers to embrace it.
  • As with all jobs, there are a number of things you can do to give yourself a better chance of finding the ideal veterinary nurse role.
  • 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.
  • Unless you’re fortunate enough to be headhunted, it’s not easy to find a new job. You’ll need determination and some luck – and a good action plan to boost your campaign.
  • 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.