Vet CV Advice

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

  • 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?

  • 2018

    A new job for the new year

    • 1 Jan 2019
    • 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 2019.

  • Butterfly and frog

    Reading CVs – dodging butterflies and frogs

    • 8 Nov 2018
    • Dave Nicol

    Author Dave Nicol takes a light-hearted look at reviewing CVs and offers recruiters a handful of tips to whittle down the numbers and sort the wheat from the chaff.

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    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.

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    5 common mistakes vets make on their CV

    • 6 Dec 2017
    • vet times jobs

    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?

  • CPD

    How useful is your CPD?

    • 5 Jul 2016
    • vet times jobs

    What did you do today to improve your professional practice? It’s a pertinent question; CPD is an obligation and a key part of polishing your capability, competence and CV.

  • Top 5 CV tips for Veterinary Nurses [INFOGRAPHIC]

    • 31 May 2016
    • Vet times jobs

    Here are 5 things you should keep in mind when writing your CV, with a link to a handy template to get you started!

  • Lecture hall

    Veterinary academia jobs: 4 top application tips

    • 2 Apr 2016
    • vet times jobs

    Landing a job to teach veterinary science and animal care is a dream for many applicants. This vet times jobs article looks at four tips that could help you find your ideal position.

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    Choose your words carefully

    • 1 Feb 2016

    There are plenty of pitfalls waiting to ensnare the unsuspecting job applicant, but poor spelling, grammar and punctuation shouldn't be among them.

  • CV

    How to write a veterinary nurse CV

    • 23 Nov 2015
    • Vet Times Jobs

    Tips and advice on how to write a veterinary nurse CV with a free downloadable CV template. Read this and more careers advice articles from Vet Times Jobs.

  • Practice management

    5 skills every veterinary practice manager should include on their CV

    • 23 Nov 2015
    • Vet Times Jobs

    Applying for veterinary practice manager jobs? Make sure you find out what five skills you must highlight in your CV in this Vet Times Jobs article.