All Careers Advice

  • Even the best answers can be lost in translation during an interview if your posture and bodily gestures don't match what you are trying to say.
  • 2013 SPVS president Gudrun Ravetz discusses how to strike the right balance between a successful veterinary career and a happy family life.
  • Your CV may be faultless and your interview technique second to none – but how much thought have you put into your cover letter?
  • If you're searching for a new job you have a lot to think about. But here we present four of the biggest considerations when moving on...
  • Taking a new career direction can be one of the scariest things you’ll ever do. So if you’re looking to try something different, here are a few things to bear in mind.
  • Your interview is a chance for your potential employer to learn more about you, so it's vital to prepare. Don't just turn up hoping for the best.
  • The University of Aberystwyth is keen to make sure Wales’ future veterinary needs are properly met.
  • Here are six things you should NOT ask about during your interview, under any circumstances.
  • If you want to break into the veterinary profession, discover the qualifications you need, meet the people who’ve achieved success and learn more about the roles on offer in our ultimate guide to vet-related jobs...
  • 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.
  • Those expecting a “happy event” on or after April 4, 2015 will be among the first working couples in the UK to benefit from a new system of shared parental leave.
  • Asking plenty of relevant questions shows you have a real interest in the role, so here are some questions to think about.
  • Vet Cat Henstridge takes a look at the range of things you should consider if you're thinking of starting up a company of your own.
  • Blatant lies on a résumé may not have stopped previous winners of The Apprentice, but what should candidates put in a CV or say at an interview, and what can go wrong?
  • Identify your interviewer's personality and behaviour and you can tailor your answers and other contributions to match the impression they want to receive.
  • Most graduate vets leave university expecting to spend the rest of their career working in practice, but what happens if things change? Thankfully, there are many other applications for a veterinary degree, as VBJ discovered when we caught up with Merial’s Callum Blair.
  • Staying calm and relaxed in an interview is often key to winning the job. So how do you keep a cool head?
  • Don't forget about your health and well-being while searching for a job. Here are four ways to keep in shape, physically and mentally.
  • 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.
  • Research demonstrates that bilingual employees are more competent in other areas of their work, including creative thinking, problem solving and reasoning.