All Careers Advice

  • 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.

  • 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.
  • 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?