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Ruminations on a veterinary theme: chewing the cud

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Reverse recruitment

Reading Time: 6 minutes If you haven’t heard of it before or read my previous articles on the subject, reverse recruitment is a new way of looking for jobs where you market your skills and experience to the job market.

Should leaders show emotion?

Reading Time: 2 minutes A recent remark made to me by a leader got me thinking; should leaders show emotion or does it impact negatively on their message? The example given to me was of the BVA President last year, Daniella Dos Santos, and… Continue Reading →

Perspective and Stories

Reading Time: 3 minutes Stories have great power but none so much as the ones we tell ourselves about a situation…

The Power of Stories

Reading Time: 12 minutes This article was written by my husband following many discussions between us about the power of story telling. You might wonder what this has to do with the veterinary profession? It has an awful lot to do with empathy and… Continue Reading →

Veterinary Guidelines For Handling and Treatment of Werewolves

Reading Time: 6 minutes Hopefully it hasn’t slipped your notice that this year Halloween falls on a full moon. For those of you who are working through this weekend, especially nights, I thought I would write some summarised guidelines if you happen to be presented with this rare creature, the Werewolf.

How to deal with redundancy

Reading Time: 7 minutes I had hoped I’d never need to share my experiences and lessons about redundancy with the vet profession, but it’s now clear that this has become other people’s reality recently too. Let me share my story and what I learnt about my personal process in the hope that it can help some of you going through it now.

Mindful Crafting

Reading Time: 8 minutes This article was written to accompany WellVet Virtual 2020 at which I had been invited to present on mindful crafting. Here are the videos of the prerecorded presentations for those that haven’t seen them

Why are so many turning to locum work?

Reading Time: 10 minutes I am sure it can’t have escaped your notice, whether a practice owner, manager or employee, the seismic shift in veterinary employment of recent years away from employee (and long-term employee at that) to a much more fluid employment situation… Continue Reading →

Defensive Medicine – A Symptom of Fear

Reading Time: 13 minutes I feel that one of the reasons why many are disillusioned with their veterinary career and thereby fuelling the negativity currently pervading the profession and increasing retention issues, is the constant background fear of a complaint being made to the… Continue Reading →

Keep that new employee and set them up for success!

Reading Time: 8 minutes “Eight months of advertising, three months’ notice period, thousands paid to the recruitment agent, hours spent on phone calls with no-hopers and finally, finally, we’ve got a new vet starting! Right… Job done, let me know in six months if… Continue Reading →

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