Veterinary view

  • 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...
  • Dunedin Veterinary Centres clinical director Margot Hunter overcame the biggest battle of her life after being diagnosed with breast cancer. Now, she would like to provide hope and inspiration to others...
  • “Public health” is not something one typically connects with veterinary work. So, if you’re not sure what the job of a public health veterinarian entails, this is the article for you.
  • RVN Kay Ritchie shares her reasons for wanting to be a vet nurse, explains why she changed to a new career path and offers advice for others wanting to explore new opportunities.
  • 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.
  • Swapping your consult comfort zone for the corporate sphere can be a daunting prospect for some vets. To help soften the blow, Tony Noble of Noble Futures recruitment consultancy shares his tips for a smooth, successful transition.
  • It can be a challenge to juggle a job like ours with family commitments, and for some it can be difficult to find suitable positions at all.
  • Ever wondered if a move to out-of-hours veterinary work would be right for you? If so, we have the inside scoop on what it’s like to work the night shift.
  • A career in veterinary nursing can be incredibly rewarding, but a love of animals and the right qualification is not all you need – you’ll also need the right personal attributes.
  • Whether you're studying pharmacy already or you’ve finished a degree in animal science and aren't sure how to apply it, a rewarding career in veterinary pharmacy could be yours.
  • Have you thought about continuing your veterinary studies in order to specialise in a particular field? If so, here are a few questions you should ask yourself.
  • Tips and advice on how to plan your career and achieve your goals as a veterinary surgeon from Vet Times Jobs, the veterinary job board of Vet Times.
  • Many people think a veterinary career is limited to working in general practice. In reality, veterinary training is the key to a career that can be incredibly varied.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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?
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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”.