For many veterinarians, the thought of changing jobs can be quite overwhelming. There are so many considerations from confidentiality, hospital culture, compensation and career growth to name a few. The fact of the matter is that this your life and it is important to work in a hospital where you can not just grow, but thrive. And what this looks like for you can be completely different for … [Read more...] about Evaluating Job Offers
It is important to ask questions about circumstances in which people’s values and the unarticulated norms come into play. For example: What happens when there is a problem that needs to be solved? Ask for an example and listen for cues if that resonates with you. Consider who was asked for input.What happens when there is a conflict?What happens when there is a performance issue?What happens … [Read more...] about How do I Research the Culture at a Veterinary Specialty Hospital?
To assist you with interviewing success, we have put together a list of 10 Interviewing Tips for Veterinarians Be 5 to 10 minutes early, but no more. Plan to arrive a little early at the hospital for your interview, it will give you a little extra cushion and relieve the stress of being late. However, if a candidate arrives too early, it can add stress to the Veterinarian/Interviewer as … [Read more...] about 10 Interviewing Tips for Veterinarians
Veterinarians’ reputations are largely based on their bedside manner. In fact, it’s been shown that those with a more courteous bedside manner have higher satisfaction scores, a lower chance of being sued, and fewer claims overall. Therefore, it’s worth noting a few ways to improve your skills so you can become one of the vets every pet owner enjoys meeting. Introduce … [Read more...] about 5 Easy Ways for Veterinarians to Improve Their Bedside Manner
Everyone wants to be a part of a veterinary hospital where they feel included, challenged, and appreciated. The problem is that it’s not always easy to determine what makes a hospital the type of workplace where every veterinarian is clamoring to work. Here we have compiled a list of characteristics that stand out in veterinary workplaces that are a cut above. The Presence of Amazing … [Read more...] about Characteristics of an Amazing Veterinary Workplace Environment
Veterinary Career Services is proud to offer this important Webinar: An Update on Feline Hyperthyroidism with Dr. David Bruyette, DVM, DACVIM on Wednesday, November 8th at 12 Noon. In this lecture learn more about… Does feline hyperthyroidism continue to increase in frequency? Do environmental, genetic and dietary factors all play a role? A review recent AAFP … [Read more...] about An Update on Feline Hyperthyroidism Webinar