Christmas isn’t usually a period when we consider detoxing from anything at all! Rather, it’s a time to indulge in all the sumptuous delights on offer. In this day and age that … Read more about Get connected this Christmas – digitally detox
December is typically the time of year when people are thinking about Christmas: they’re shopping for presents, ordering the turkey, writing cards, picking outfits, and attending … Read more about Don’t wait until January – get ready now!
Veterinary nursing is a vocation. The time and commitment required to achieve the qualifications to become a Veterinary Nurse are extensive. It follows then that only those who … Read more about Veterinary nurses – protect your title
As every practice knows, the competition for qualified, dedicated, and loyal veterinary staff is fierce. Attracting top talent is challenging and time-consuming. But is there a way … Read more about Turn rejected candidates into brand ambassadors
As recommended by the Low Pay Commission in March of this year, October 1st saw a rise on the National Minimum Wage (NMW). The two increases that will affect most … Read more about The new living wage – what effect will it have?
You’ve decided: You’re leaving your current job and looking for a new one. To that end, you’ve revamped your CV, submitted to an agency and been through a couple of interviews. One … Read more about The counter offer – should you stay or should you go?
Every Practice Manager has, at some point in their career, had to deal with staff resignations. Sometimes the process is relatively straightforward and goes off without a hitch, … Read more about Managing the dismount – when an employee resigns
A team functions because the members complement each other. Successful teams are usually made up of a combination of individuals with different personality types, each with their … Read more about Dealing with a disruptive influence – in the interest of harmony
The prospect of taking on a trainee or apprentice can be daunting. Not only is there the consideration of the actual training of the employee – undoubtedly a time-consuming … Read more about The tax man says – it’s time to train!
With a myriad of social media platforms available to us these days there’s a lot of talk about how people present themselves online. Increasingly, employers look at social media … Read more about Personal branding – show them you’re the expert
Employees get sick – it’s simply a fact of life. On average, in the UK an employee takes 6.6 sick days per year. Veterinary staff are exposed to a huge variety of germs through the … Read more about Sickness – what does it say about your practice?
Working in a busy practice can be both exciting and incredibly rewarding. Many people get a ‘buzz’ out of having a packed day where they’ve helped lots of patients, dealt … Read more about Taking a break – why it matters