• It takes two to tango
    Jane Davidson encourages potential employers to be honest and make the advertisement an accurate picture of the vet nurse role you are offering to recruit the right person.
  • The days of advertising for a “qualified or experienced nurse” are over – so what can you do to ensure you attract the right vet nurse to your job ad? Jane Davidson offers some advice.
  • 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.
  • Author Dave Nicol looks at the five biggest mistakes people make when recruiting vets, nurses and reception staff into their veterinary practice.
  • If you’re planning to write a job advert, RVN Jane Davidson offers a few words of wisdom on what NOT to write – including a couple of things that could put potential employees off completely.
  • As an employer, you need to be well-prepared to deal with inappropriate use of social media by employees. As with many things, the best approach is to take action before the problem arises.
  • Having a unified and happy workforce is critical to success. So why is it some practices and managers seem hell bent on treating staff so poorly?
  • Pressure can motivate us to perform at our best. However, too much pressure can result in feelings of being unable to cope, leaving us liable to suffer from stress in the workplace.
  • Flexible working is on the rise. Traditionally associated with the needs of parents and carers, organisations are increasingly recognising the business benefits of this form of working.
  • Hiring staff is never easy. In this article, the author offers a series of tips to help you find the right person for the job, from defining the role to interviewing candidates.