Recently the new government revealed it will be rolling out its proposed extension of the free childcare system earlier than expected. 2016 will see a doubling of free childcare … Read more about An extension to childcare – what will it mean in practice?
Whether you’re hiring on a temporary, permanent or contract basis, conducting pre-employment checks is a crucial part of the recruitment process. Failure to conduct these checks … Read more about Protect your practice – why pre-employment checks are vital
Modern life is so busy: busy at work, busy organising the family, busy worrying about money – the list goes on. We’re all guilty of saying ‘I don’t know where this week went’ and … Read more about Mindfulness and why it matters in the work place
Every practice wants to attract top-level candidates for the vacancy they’re looking to fill, but attracting the right candidates is only half the battle. Once the sifting of … Read more about Finders keepers – making sure you don’t miss out on your first choice of candidate
Starting work with a new Practice can be exciting: a new start and fresh opportunities. For some, the excitement of starting with a new Practice can also be balanced with a good … Read more about The art of onboarding – acclimatising new employees
With increasing competition for qualified staff, veterinary practices must constantly look for ways to attract and retain employees with a range of skills sufficiently diverse as … Read more about Succession planning for success
It’s an old adage, but it’s true enough; the key to a successful practice is ensuring your staff is happy. After all, a practice is not defined by bricks and mortar alone, but by … Read more about How to keep your practice a happy place to work
There is a perception that interviewing candidates is easy. You get them in, sit them down, ask them about their experience and see whether the answers tick all the boxes next to … Read more about Gathering worthwhile evidence from an interview – can you give me an example?
Recruiting staff can be a time-consuming business for any practice manager. Usually for any vacancy there will be a number of respondents. Writing the job advertisement is the … Read more about How to write a good job advert
Your CV is the first point of call for getting your foot in the door, so it’s important to make sure you give yourself the best possible chance to make your CV stand out. We’ve put … Read more about Writing the perfect CV to make sure you get noticed!
There are several key factors for getting the job you want, and it all starts with a good CV. A good CV will get you through to interview stage and to do this it has to look … Read more about Telling porkies – why lying on your CV makes a pig’s ear of your career
The Pet Medic Recruitment team hopes that 2015 is off to a roaring start for all of our readers. The Christmas and New Year break offers people a chance to re-evaluate, … Read more about New Year, new you – what are your career goals for 2015?