Vet & Pet Jobs – Enews #49

How The Smart Veterinarians Negotiate Their Salary Reviews

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the USA and similar bodies in the UK, Australia and worldwide, opportunities for Veterinarians are set to climb by 19 percent through 2026, while roles for Veterinary Nurses and Veterinary Technicians will increase by 20 percent in that same time frame.

The veterinary industry is filled with people who love animals and who are willing to go the extra mile for their care. By your very nature, however, many of you tend to be more focused on a job that you love and the animals you’re able to care for, rather than the money you’re making. Sound familiar?

The fact that you love your job and the animals that you care for doesn’t have to mean that you let the opportunity for a salary increase pass you by – and if you’re ready to increase your income, you shouldn’t have to miss out. These strategies will help you confront the issue of your raise and help you to negotiate an increase your income whilst minimising any stress about it.

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Veterinary & Pet Career Opportunities

Your dream job and next career step working with animals is only a few clicks away. Find a career working with animals in a variety of fields from Vet Jobs to Vet Nurses Jobs, Vet Practice Manager Jobs and more; and in Pet Care there are opportunities in Pet Retail Management and Customer Service as well as for Groomers, Trainers, and Territory Sales roles.

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Join Our LinkedIn & Facebook Groups

We are working on building up some regional LinkedIn and Facebook groups to help the industry share their career opportunities and locum gigs in a more structured way – open to everyone: job seekers, employers and recruiters – feel free to join any region that may be of interest…



…or please feel free to forward to your friends and fellow veterinary professionals.

And now, from around the web…

How Veterinary professionals deal with haters and internet trolls
There are ways (besides a profanity-laden flame war) to deal with and prepare for a scenario with the potential to damage your clinic’s reputation. Here, several veterinary professionals share tales of online onslaughts, how they reacted and how they prepared for the future.

AVMA launches online guide to support veterinary well-being
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is keeping veterinary health and well-being top of mind for veterinarians across the profession with its new guide, 100 Healthy Tips to Support a Culture of Wellbeing.

WANTED: High-quality Veterinary Job Candidates
Working as a search consultant and recruiter in the veterinary profession and animal health industry for close to 21 years, this expert recruiter seen a lot, but recent trends — in terms of the law of supply and demand — have been startling.

Prevalence of obesity in dogs examined by Australian veterinary practices
A study was undertaken to determine the prevalence of obesity in dogs examined by veterinary practices across Australia, and to determine the risk factors involved; 1700 practices were asked to complete a veterinarian opinion survey.

Waze teams up with Best Friends Animal Society to make pet adoption easier
Best Friends Animal Society, the national animal welfare organization, and Waze, the navigation app, are working together in the hopes of helping 10,000 pets across the country find homes in 10 days.

Compassion Fatigue and the Veterinarian
Insights from Banfield Pet Hospital veterinary team members. Drawing from the nationwide practice’s extensive research, as well as findings from its electronic veterinary medical records database and more than 8 million annual pet visits.

RCVS to consult on new veterinary nursing qualifications framework
The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) will be asking the veterinary professions for their view on a proposed new framework for post-registration veterinary nursing qualifications next month.

In an App Store Near You: Veterinary Telemedicine
Fuzzy Pet Health, which offers in-home and telemedicine veterinary services in San Francisco and the surrounding areas, announced yesterday that its telemedicine product is now available nationwide.

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