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  • Five tips for your job search

    30 Apr 2019

    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.

  • CV review time: is your CV too vague?

    24 Apr 2019

    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 accordingly.

  • Maximise your potential

    9 Apr 2019

    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.

  • 'What do you think of garden gnomes?' – strange interview questions

    5 Apr 2019| vet times jobs

    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.

  • Have you considered a career in veterinary pharmacy?

    3 Apr 2019| vet times jobs

    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.

  • 5 tips for acing telephone interviews

    2 Apr 2019

    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.

  • Switching careers? Make sure age is no barrier

    22 Mar 2019

    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.

  • Dealing with children and other animals

    17 Mar 2019| vet times jobs

    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.

  • To specialise or not to specialise?

    7 Mar 2019| Vet Times Jobs

    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.

  • How to create a cracking CV

    6 Mar 2019| Tony Noble

    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?

  • How to ace that job interview

    4 Mar 2019

    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 through your interview with ease.

  • How to plan your career as a veterinary surgeon

    2 Mar 2019| Vet Times Jobs

    Tips and advice on how to plan your career and achieve your goals as a veterinary surgeon from Vet Times Jobs, the veterinary job board of Vet Times.

  • How to stay calm in that big interview

    13 Feb 2019

    Staying calm and relaxed in an interview is often key to winning the job. So how do you keep a cool head?

  • What is your biggest weakness?

    12 Feb 2019

    It’s a question that causes an immediate problem: are you really meant to say something negative about yourself that could spell the end for your application?

  • Jobseekers: be prepared for the tough questions

    9 Feb 2019

    Interview jitters can make it difficult to come up with great responses on the spot, so try to anticipate the questions your interviewers will ask you and have the perfect answers ready in advance.

  • Thinking yourself into a positive interview state

    6 Feb 2019

    A job interview is not “just another conversation”, it's more like a sales call where, instead of trying to persuade a customer to purchase a product, you are selling yourself.

  • Arm yourself with some killer questions

    30 Jan 2019

    The dreaded “have you got any questions for us?” question will come at the end of most interviews, so it's best to have something prepared. Can't think of anything? Here are 5 killer questions for you to use... You're welcome!

  • Vets aren't limited to life in practice

    29 Jan 2019

    Many people think a veterinary career is limited to working in general practice. In reality, veterinary training is the key to a career that can be incredibly varied.

  • How to be indispensable

    26 Jan 2019

    At work, it definitely feels good to be the "go-to" person, so here’s how we recommend you make the work you do really stand out!

  • What to wear for a job interview

    18 Jan 2019

    Like it or not, how you dress will be seen as an indication of your approach to work, how confident you are, and even how much you value yourself.