Show Your Staff Appreciation

Show your staff appreciation There seems to be an appreciation day for nearly everyone in your life. In fact, Boss’s Day was just on October 17. Did you know that National Employee Appreciation Day is recognized the first Friday of each March? Why wait for one day a year to show your employees your appreciation?…

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Work Ethic

Like technology, work ethic seems to change from generation to generation. Advances in engineering, computers and the like make the work done by humans easier. Thus, it’s not unusual that those improvements lead to a downgrade in how hard some feel they need to work. How can clinic owners promote a stronger work ethic among…

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SIGNS YOU’RE SATISFIED WITH YOUR JOB   It’s one thing to feel comfortable at work, but it’s a better thing to feel satisfied by it. But how do you know which emotion you’re feeling? has six ways to determine job satisfaction: On Sunday night you’re not dreading going to work the next day You can see a clear path…

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Work/Life Balance Cycle = Job Satisfaction

Work/life balance has been a buzzworthy topic in recent years. Gone are the days when employees feel like they must answer every email right away – whether day or night – or cater to every work request. These days, workers seek out an employer who recognizes that getting the most out of their staff means…

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The Biggest Thing Companies Forget When Hiring

You already know how important hiring is for your organization. Without a steady stream of fresh talent coming in, no organization can keep up with the competition. Beyond that, you already know the most important things to look for in the right candidate: skills fit, experience, etc. But what’s the number one thing companies overlook…

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What Our Clients Are Saying About Us

We at DVM Consulting Recruiting Services are humbled by the feedback we have received from our clients throughout the years. It is our privilege to serve them and provide them with outstanding veterinary professionals to enhance their practices. At this time, I would like to share with you what some of our clients are saying…

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When starting a new job, it is normal to have an adjustment period before realizing if you’re in the right place doing the right kind of work. In fact, according to, one of the most common questions a job candidate is asked during an interview is “What is your ideal work environment?” By preparing…

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Are you in need of a new associate veterinarian but don’t have the time to search for and recruit one? Are you more concerned about the added cost to your practice – in terms of salary and benefits – by hiring someone? Have you considered the cost of not acting now? Opportunity Cost in Revenue.…

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Emotional vs Intellectual Decisions

When it comes to deciding whether to accept a job offer, how do you make that decision? Do you react impulsively and jump at the first offer? Do you take your time to negotiate or perhaps make a pros and cons list to figure out whether that job is even a good fit for you?…

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Why Veterinarians Should Use Social Media

The way the world communicates today might feel much less personal than when you first graduated from veterinary school. Social media is the way people connect for both their personal and professional lives. It’s something that you might want to consider as the owner of a veterinary clinic. Why is social media so important for…

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Job Offer Deadlines

When offering a job to a candidate, do you give them a deadline to get back to you with a decision? If not, perhaps you should consider doing so. It’s courteous to give your top choice candidate some time to consider your offer. Perhaps they’re already interviewing for another position, or, they have a significant…

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Getting A Candidate To Say Yes To Your Offer

When you think you’ve got the right job candidate, what do you do to ensure you’re making an offer they can’t refuse? You might be surprised to learn the best strategy in getting a candidate to say yes to an offer comes before it’s even made. With the national shortage of new veterinary graduates, clinics…

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Last week we began our two-part series on the modern phenomenon of “ghosting” – which is when someone suddenly stops all communication with you without an explanation. This week we are delving into why, as a candidate, you should never ghost a potential employer. Does this scenario sound familiar? You’ve applied for a job, were…

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Ghosting isn’t something that happens at Halloween. It’s when communication stops without warning between two parties. For example, you’ve interviewed a veterinarian over the phone or in person, perhaps even made an offer, when suddenly silence – no returned calls or emails. That’s ghosting. So why is it happening? There are four probable reasons: The…

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