Good staff, as they said, are hard to find, and that’s even more true in professions where demand for qualified professionals outstrips the available candidate pool. As a result, … Read more about Expectation setting as part of the recruitment process
Working as a locum brings many benefits: the chance to experience a variety of working environments, both geographically and in Practice size and types (Small Animal, Farm, etc.). … Read more about Professional Indemnity Insurance – it’s not an option
For the majority of veterinary surgeons, entering the profession is a vocational choice, rather than a calculated career move. Most veterinary degrees take five years to complete … Read more about Does gaining a degree prepare you for a vet’s life?
The Brexit vote in June of last year set many warning bells jingling throughout veterinary Practices around the country. It’s well known through the industry that the number of UK … Read more about Is Brexit a threat to the success of veterinary practices in the UK?
Since 2005, if an employer is signed up to the Government’s Childcare Voucher scheme, working parents have been able to receive help with childcare costs through salary sacrifice. … Read more about Tax-free childcare for the self-employed – it’s coming!
For some years now, a significant proportion of candidates entering the veterinary profession has been female. In 1975-6, … Read more about Work-life balance – the veterinary profession continues to lead the way
Staff engagement – it’s a term that is being increasingly bandied around in HR circles. But what does it really mean? Is it simply another buzz phrase, such as the interminable … Read more about Staff engagement – more jargon or something else?
Working in a team can be one of the most rewarding experiences. A team provides support when the going gets tough and helps to celebrate when the good things happen. But how do you … Read more about Grievances in a team
The work’s Christmas ‘do’ is one of those issues where people tend to fall firmly in one camp or the other – they’re either enthusiastic joiners or they prefer not to get involved. … Read more about The Christmas party – a manager’s guide
There’s no doubt, the job of a recruiter is to make sure you find the right next step on your career path. However, this cannot happen in isolation – you, the candidate, have a … Read more about Three things you should be doing for your recruiter
The job of a recruitment consultant is to help you, the candidate, find a position that matches your skills and your requirements. In addition, they need to make sure the Practice … Read more about Three things your recruiter should be doing for you
Receiving a promotion at work is a sign you’re doing well, you’re excelling in your career, and you’re being rewarded for it. But making the transition can be tricky, particularly … Read more about How to deal with a promotion