Discover Our Opinions About Recruitment

Recruitment within the veterinary industry poses a number of unique challenges. New data shows there simply aren’t enough veterinarians to fill the positions available in practice or to serve the number of clients who want care for their animals. With many practitioners seeking to retire in coming years, and shifts in the supply-and-demand ratios of talent, a serious nationwide hiring crunch has resulted.

Further, many veterinary practices have not changed their staffing procedures, making it difficult to keep up and address these shifts in demand. This gap constitutes a serious risk to public safety, not only to pets and their owners, but the population at large. This is despite the continued need in the market for, and desirability of practicing veterinary medicine.

DVM Recruiting Services is intimately acquainted with these challenges. Our experts will help you navigate this shifting talent landscape, and tailor our veterinarian sourcing based on your practice’s unique needs. Whether you’re looking to retire and potentially sell your practice, or if you’re looking to staff up to increase efficiency and address growing demand, we guarantee that we’ll find a match. Contact us to learn more about how DVM can help.


Mentorship in the Veterinary Industry

As a new class of veterinary students gets ready to graduate this spring, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on the importance of mentorship in the veterinary field. It’s no secret that there is a national shortage of veterinary doctors, and that trend is expected to continue with the limited number of students…
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Veterinary Staff Shortage

There is currently a shortage of about 5,000 veterinarians in the United States, and that number is expected to grow to 15,000 by the year 2030. Many blame the shortage on the expense of veterinary school and the challenges and stresses doctors face once they are on the job. The staffing shortage even goes beyond…
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Re-Introduction of DVM Services

With the new year under way, I thought it would be a good time to reintroduce DVM Consulting and Recruiting Services and explain how we can be of help to veterinarians and veterinary clinics. With 30 years of experience, DVM Consulting and Recruiting Services specializes in matching veterinarians with clinics across the country. We work…
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Bad Hires Hurt Business

Talent makes or breaks an organization. However, that doesn’t help anybody after a bad hire’s been made. Bad hires mean nothing but trouble for you and your organization. Of course, bad hires lead to wasted money. There’s the lost productivity during the hiring process, the cost of training the new hire, and the cost of…
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Prioritizing At Work

Do you ever feel you have too much on your plate? With technology now you can be in multiple places at once, without even leaving your office. And multitasking is not seen as a skillset, it’s a necessity. That means knowing how to prioritize your many tasks is a must. Feel lost when it comes…
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Don’t Put A Hold On Recruiting During The Holidays

‘Tis the season for holiday cheer, vacations, and a more relaxed attitude at work. But putting the task of recruiting new staff on hold for the holidays is often a mistake made by business owners. Here’s why… First, if you’ve already begun the process of recruiting for a specific position, putting the search on hold…
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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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