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Learn From My Mistakes When Interviewing for Your First Job After Vet School

Posted by Cathy Barnette on December 9, 2020 at 12:26 PM

When I graduated from veterinary school, I conducted what felt like a very thorough job search. I applied to a lot of practices and had a lot of telephone interviews. I asked a lot of questions during those telephone interviews and narrowed the field down to five practices, spread throughout the southeastern US.

I then made a whirlwind road trip, visiting each practice for an all-day “working” (observational) interview. After that trip, I narrowed it down to two choices. I made lists of pros and cons, reached out to former associates, and felt confident that I had made the right decision.

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Topics: Jobs, Interviews, Job Opportunities

The Night Shift: A Health Hazard for Veterinarians?

Posted by Lori Hehn on November 30, 2018 at 11:57 AM

The night shift is appealing to many people for several reasons. It tends to have a more laid back atmosphere. Even when you are busiest during the rush before midnight, things tend to settle down in the earlier hours of the morning even when you have lots of patients to manage.

The night crew is usually great to work with, at least in most places I have been. It also usually offers better pay and provides a lot of experience, particularly for new graduates, that are looking for hands-on high volume emergency work.

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