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  • Interviews, pt 2: questions, questions

    24 May 2018| Jordan Sinclair

    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.

  • Interviews, part 1: preparation

    17 May 2018| Jordan Sinclair

    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.

  • Taking leave of yourself

    10 May 2018| Adam Bernstein

    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?

  • 3 myths about veterinary careers busted!

    24 Apr 2018| vet times jobs

    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.

  • Correct attire for a veterinary interview

    12 Apr 2018| vet times jobs

    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.

  • Time management

    5 Apr 2018| Adam Bernstein

    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.

  • 5 reasons to create a LinkedIn profile [INFOGRAPHIC]

    28 Mar 2018| vet times jobs

    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.

  • Following up on your vet job application

    22 Mar 2018| Jordan Sinclair

    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...

  • Applying for your first vet job

    15 Mar 2018| Jordan Sinclair

    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.

  • What type of vet job do you want?

    1 Mar 2018| Jordan Sinclair

    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.

  • Finding your first vet job after graduation

    1 Mar 2018| Jordan Sinclair

    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”.

  • A great time to be a veterinarian

    26 Feb 2018| Ben Sweeney

    Locum vet Ben Sweeney looks at the potentially fruitful offering a veterinary career can bring and encourages readers to embrace it.

  • Improve your chances of getting that VN job

    22 Feb 2018| vet times jobs

    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.

  • Should you accept a counter offer?

    15 Feb 2018| vet times jobs

    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?

  • 5 questions to ask at interview

    8 Feb 2018| vet times jobs

    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.

  • Finding your next job following redundancy

    1 Feb 2018| Adam Bernstein

    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.

  • Who said finding a job was easy?

    30 Jan 2018| Adam Bernstein

    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.

  • Qualifications needed to become a vet

    25 Jan 2018| vet times jobs

    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.

  • Three potential career paths for parasitologists

    18 Jan 2018| vet times jobs

    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.

  • Quick online and social media tips to help land your dream veterinary job

    11 Jan 2018| vet times jobs

    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.