Sarah The Vet

Ruminations on a veterinary theme: chewing the cud

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Jobseeking

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 →

Reflections on Reverse Recruitment

Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s 10 months since I advertised myself to find a job and, being nearly the end of the year, it’s a perfect time to reflect on my experiences with reverse recruitment. If you haven’t read about how I came to… Continue Reading →

Caution! Perhaps be wary about this job!

Reading Time: 4 minutes I have come across some phrases in jobs ads and practice visits that really have a double meaning. I know, I know, this looks really cynical – but it’s borne out by extensive personal experience as well as trusted anecdotal… Continue Reading →

Vet job ads – the good, the bad and the ugly

Reading Time: 6 minutes Does no-one else see the problem with veterinary job ads at the moment? In this current recruitment crisis, it is a job seekers market. Yet the ads have not changed to reflect this and most seem stuck in the past;… Continue Reading →

How to select a practice during your job hunt – Part 2

Reading Time: 4 minutes In the last post, I discussed how to start selecting a practice with a good fit during your job hunt, including looking at job ads and what to find out on your initial contact with the practice. Extended visit and… Continue Reading →

How to select a practice during your job hunt – Part 1

Reading Time: 5 minutes What do you want from the job? Firstly, before you start looking for a new job or undertaking reverse recruitment, you have got to know what YOU want. This has to go deeper than a list of requirements covering the… Continue Reading →

Reverse Recruitment : Turn a downturn in fortune into 150 job opportunities!

Reading Time: 3 minutes Last year I decided it was time to move on from my current role and so, with some trepidation, I took the decision to start looking for a new job. I’m sure many of you have had this feeling too…. Continue Reading →

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