All Careers Advice

  • Pressure can motivate us to perform at our best. However, too much pressure can result in feelings of being unable to cope, leaving us liable to suffer from stress in the workplace.
  • Flexible working is on the rise. Traditionally associated with the needs of parents and carers, organisations are increasingly recognising the business benefits of this form of working.
  • Hiring staff is never easy. In this article, the author offers a series of tips to help you find the right person for the job, from defining the role to interviewing candidates.
  • In the final part of her series on the interview process Jordan Sinclair warns not to rush in and accept the first job offered to you, but to take a little time to weigh up your options.
  • The third part of Jordan Sinclair’s series on the interview process sees her tackle the tricky subject of salary packages. In this article she highlights the numerous things to consider when negotiating remuneration with your potential employer.
  • In the second part of her series on the interview process Jordan Sinclair looks at the sort of questions you may be asked when applying for a vet role in practice, and suggests some to consider asking potential employers.
  • Drawing on her own experiences, vet Jordan Sinclair begins the first of a four-part series discussing the interview process with tips to ensure you are as ready as you'll ever be on the day.
  • A well-thought-out sabbatical can be a boon for all. The key to making the request is making it reasonable – so how do you persuade your employer to let you take a career break?
  • Lots of myths about veterinary careers exist, which may have a bearing on your decision to study this field at university. In this article, we address three of the most common misconceptions.
  • 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.