Sarah The Vet

Ruminations on a veterinary theme: chewing the cud

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Why is no-one applying to my ad?

Reading Time: 6 minutes I don’t claim any authority in this area beyond having read far too many job adverts myself, and boy have I seen some stinkers. Seeing things from the other side can be useful though, so I have collated some thoughts… Continue Reading →

Imodium For Your Practice: Or, How To Stop Your Staff Passing Through Uncontrollably.

Reading Time: < 1 minute In other words, ‘what employers can do to help themselves in the current recruitment crisis in the vet/vet nurse professions.’ Offer jobs people want – understand what the work force wants now and make sure you clearly advertise to fit… Continue Reading →

The job ad – let’s think of a new way of doing this

Reading Time: 6 minutes At one time, a physical ad was the standard, and about the only, way of securing your next victim vet, with word-of-mouth coming a distant second. They are still important, but recruitment agents and head hunting, students on placement, and… 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

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you missed my first post, please read it as it gives some background into how and why I ended up rocking the veterinary recruitment boat! What is Reverse Recruitment? When I was looking for a new job, I was… 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 →

Hello!

Reading Time: < 1 minute Hello, and thank you for coming by my blog! Over the coming weeks and months I will be exploring many different non-clinical, veterinary world-related topics. Most will be my opinions, there won’t be any answers, but lots of things to… Continue Reading →

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