Vet CV Advice

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Browse our list of veterinary CV advice articles, helping you make your vet CV a success.

  • Reflections of first job in practice

    • 2 May 2023
    • Georgia Robb

    In VT52.51 last year, GEORGIA ROBB revealed the fears, anticipation and excitement she felt about starting her dream job after graduating from the University of Liverpool School of Veterinary Science in 2022 and qualifying as a veterinary surgeon. Here, she tells us about her first few months working at Pennard Vets’ Sevenoaks practice in Kent, and her new life in this role...

  • Career in profile: leading surgeon on establishing neurology service

    • 3 Apr 2023
    • Katia Marioni-Henry

    KATIA MARIONI-HENRY shares how she has returned to her “first love” by joining Vets Now 
to establish a new neurology/neurosurgery service at its hospital in Glasgow.

  • Roxy O'Brien

    Pride and passion working with wonderful team

    • 7 Mar 2023
    • Roxy O'Brien

    Petplan Awards 2023 nominee for nurse of the year and manager of the year ROXY O’BRIEN recounts her journey to practice manager at Vet4Life.

  • Zackary Such

    Close bonds and breathtaking scenery: life as a Cornish farm vet

    • 7 Mar 2023
    • Zackary Such

    From his first experiences at Rosevean Vets as a student, ZACKARY SUCH knew he could see himself working there. Here, the Cornish native explains how he grabbed opportunities with both hands – and what he loves about livestock veterinary work.

  • ‘Becoming a vet has been my dream ever since I was a little girl’

    • 6 Mar 2023
    • Rebecca Hands

    She’s never thought of any other profession, and with an MSci in bioveterinary science under her belt, soon-to-be University of Nottingham student REBECCA HANDS explains what she’s looking forward to.

  • RVN is nearly three decades in and still has the same passion for work

    • 6 Mar 2023
    • Emma Darling

    She might be The Minster Veterinary Practice’s longest-serving member of staff, but EMMA DARLING has no intention of moving on to pastures new. She not only loves her job, but her focus on ensuring Minster is a great place to work landed her the 2022 VetPartners Practice Manager of the Year title.

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    Lying on a CV – the consequences

    • 20 Jan 2023
    • Mark Stevens

    MARK STEVENS, a senior associate at VWV LLP, explains how bosses can ensure the accuracy of their candidates’ applications – and how candidates might find themselves penalised for fabricating details.

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    A new job for the new year

    • 5 Jan 2023
    • vet times jobs

    There is something symbolic about the start of a new year, making it an ideal time to think about looking for a new job. Here are some tips to help you achieve that goal in 2023.

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    Stress, strains, dreams and opportunities

    • 23 Nov 2022
    • Claire Morris

    Lecturer CLAIRE MORRIS BSc(Hons), RVN shares some advice for new vets finding their feet in practice.

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    Who would be a government vet?

    • 26 Aug 2022
    • Sion Rowlands

    APHA veterinary head of careers and education SION ROWLANDS BVSc, MRCVS, explains how he put aside his preconceptions and now enjoys the benefits of working for the state.

  • Sara Perez

    Flying high in the poultry sector – how vet Sara found her calling

    • 14 Apr 2022
    • Sara Perez

    Vet Sara Perez, poultry director at Poultry Health Services in York, was described as an “outstanding vet and role model” after winning the Leadership Award at the VetPartners annual awards ceremony. She is now hoping to encourage other vets to consider a career in the sector.

  • Pursuing what she loves proves winning formula for Lindsay

    • 5 Feb 2021
    • Petplan

    Petplan Veterinary Awards 2020 Vet of the Year Lindsay Henry discusses her passions in life – which are active in her career and ultimately helped her secure her win – including all things equine, establishing strong client relationships and educating others.

  • Performance management – it’s wrong to neglect appraisals, right?

    • 12 Jan 2021
    • Sarah Page-Jones

    Sarah Page-Jones BVSc, MBA, CertSAS, MRCVS, continues her evidence-based approach to bust myths around popular management concepts.

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    Time management – can we do less and feel better?

    • 11 Jan 2021
    • Sarah Page-Jones

    Sarah Page-Jones takes an evidence-based approach to bust myths around popular management concepts, starting with this on time management.

  • Carol Jones

    Senior vet Carol praises virtues of taking transatlantic career switch

    • 2 Sep 2020
    • Carol Jones

    Vets Now Peterborough's Carol Jones BVMS, MRCVS, lays a claim to a career that has spanned continents, thanks to a daring decision more than a decade ago to move across the pond. Here, she explains how leaving Illinois to study in Glasgow was a great move personally and professionally…

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    Words to avoid and use in applications

    • 12 Feb 2020
    • Sarah Pallett

    When it comes to applying for jobs, less is more. Sarah Pallett offers tips on phrases to avoid – and keeping things relevant and succinct.

  • LinkedIn

    How to supercharge your LinkedIn profile

    • 3 Oct 2019
    • Sarah Pallett

    If you are looking for a new job, to upskill in certain areas, to stand out as a leader in your field or simply to connect with like-minded veterinary professionals, LinkedIn is a great place to be both visible and heard.

  • Veterinary nurse cleaning dog's wound

    What soft skills do employers look for in a veterinary nurse?

    • 2 Jul 2019
    • Vet Times Jobs

    Veterinary nurses need a specific set of soft skills – but what soft skills are the employer looking for? Find out in Vet Times Jobs’ career advice.

  • 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.

  • 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?