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There is a popular expression that goes “you can’t draw water from an empty well.” It means that if you aren’t taking care of yourself you will be unable to take care of others. Practicing self-care as a veterinarian is essential; prioritizing your own well being is what will enable you to provide the care necessary for pets in need.  Being a veterinarian, veterinary technician, or any other animal health care...
We at MyVeterinaryJobBoard.com are taking every safety measure possible to prevent the spread of Covid-19 (Coronavirus).  We have shut down our office and our staff is working 100% remote until this pandemic is resolved. We also want to help inform the public about appropriate measures that should be taken during this troubling time.  That being said, we are not going to pretend like we are experts on this subject.  So,...
In a previous article we covered associate veterinarian salaries , but this week we are taking a look into veterinary specialist salaries. Committing to a veterinary specialty is a big undertaking requiring you to invest both your time and money in order to get your board certification. In order to get your certification it will take no fewer than two years as well as passing a strenuous and detailed exam. It will also require a residency...
Dedicating your time to animal care is a noble and valuable goal, and being a veterinarian or veterinary technician is a wonderful and fulfilling choice. However, before you decide to commitment yourself to this career path, have you asked yourself some important questions? There are so many excellent reasons to become a vet, but before you do take some time to consider the following and think about if this is the right track for you....
Being an expert in animal care is a highly desired skill and profession within the last few years, and we’ve discussed this demand often in our blog. The rising need for highly trained veterinarians and veterinary technicians translates into an increased demand for skilled professionals in a market where the pool is thinning with such a competitive market. And the need doesn’t appear to be decreasing, which means that it is time...
The most potent tool in your arsenal is your network. Have you been keeping up with your contacts? Networking is an integral part of having a healthy career. It’s the process of exchanging career-based information and developing and maintaining these social and professional connections.  It might not feel second nature to develop veterinary networking contacts, but we’re here to help you with some simple tips. ...
You worked hard all throughout school in order to get the job of your dreams: working in animal care. But the dream of being a veterinarian can come with a costly educational bill.  Working toward financial freedom can be a huge hurdle in your life, and even more so when attempting to lessen your student loan debt. When you envision a future, likely it doesn’t involve years of paying off debt. But you are not alone in this...
You’ve worked hard, you’ve updated your resume, and you’ve finally scored an interview for your dream veterinary job! But now that the interview is coming up, the real work starts: trying to impress your interviewer with your skills and make the dream job a reality. Going for an interview at an esteemed veterinary clinic or animal care facility can be intimidating, no matter where you are in your career at a vet or vet tech....
Have you been having a lack of response to your perfectly crafted job ad ? There is nothing more frustrating than taking the time and care to craft an engaging job ad and not receive either the volume of candidates or the appropriately skilled candidates. When you have an open job position it’s imperative for your clinic to fill it as fast as possible. These tips will help nudge your previously crafted ad to where it needs to be in...
You’ve worked hard, you’ve studied endlessly, and you’re in the field of your dreams: veterinary medicine. But the need for veterinarians  has been on the rise  for the last several years, so it’s important to ask yourself this question: D o you know how much veterinarians make?  With the consistently rising need for more professionals in this field, the fluctuation in salaries has also changed. But...
It is not a surprise to anyone reading this blog that at this current juncture there is a major shortage of veterinarians and veterinary technicians. While you might have experienced this only anecdotally, there is research-based evidence to this shortage. On September 12, 2019, eminent veterinary economist James Lloyd, DVM, Ph.D., presented his research which quantified the number of open veterinary positions on job-seeking sites to the...