4:03 pm in News, Veterinary Schools by Jonathan (Vetstart Editor)
Working out what to wear to interviews as a prospective vet can be tricky
Unless you know exactly how the interview will be structured you can never be sure if you’ll be expected to demonstrate your abilities in practice, take part in an examination or simply remain in an office.
Most advice suggests sticking to ‘business casual’ but that can mean any variety of things. What, specifically, should prospective vets wear to veterinary interviews?
VIN News Service has an excellent article on what to wear to give yourself the best shot at a job.
11:40 am in News by Jonathan (Vetstart Editor)
An interviewer will decide what they think of you within a few minutes.
Making a good first impression is key in getting an interview off to a positive start. An interviewer will decide whether you’re the right fit for a position quickly based on your body language, what you choose to mention and how you react.
Practice managers have to know you can be trusted, and you have to demonstrate why you’re worth their time.
What can you do to boost your chances? Bnet has some tips.
1:29 pm in News, Veterinary Schools by Jonathan (Vetstart Editor)
Fantastic article from Equine Vet Business on getting yourself noticed and ultimately clinching that first job. There are a lot of extra points to consider that could give you an edge over other applicants. If you’re having trouble finding a job, you may need to step back and consider if you’re in the right area and if you’re showing a practice everything you can do.
Read more for the full five point article.
12:04 pm in News by Jonathan (Vetstart Editor)
Interviews are never easy. Preparation is key, especially on questions about euthanasia, morality and your personal beliefs. As silly as it sounds: make sure you know yourself before you go into an interview.
Please read more for some example interview questions that can help you prepare. The questions are designed for securing a place in vet school, but are relevant to any interview.
2:46 pm in News, Veterinary Schools by Jonathan (Vetstart Editor)
AVMA has released an enlightening interview with vice-president Jan Strother on changes in education and whether the association does enough for students. Strother herself has direct contact with a large number of students and schools. Click read more for the full interview.