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The Veterinary Career Success Show is a short-form Q&A show where veterinarian, mentor, and “So You’re A Vet…Now What?” author, Dr Dave Nicol, answers your questions about thriving as a veterinary professional. Nothing is off-limits. Short, punchy, and practical. (Well as short and punchy as he can manage.)

Every who has their question used on the show will win a signed copy of his book, "So You're A Vet...Now What?". Send your questions for the show on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook his name on each is @drdavenicol and use the tag #askdrdave.

We cannot answer clinical questions on this show.

The Veterinary Career Success Show Dr Dave Nicol

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The Veterinary Career Success Show is a short-form Q&A show where veterinarian, mentor, and “So You’re A Vet…Now What?” author, Dr Dave Nicol, answers your questions about thriving as a veterinary professional. Nothing is off-limits. Short, punchy, and practical. (Well as short and punchy as he can manage.)

Every who has their question used on the show will win a signed copy of his book, "So You're A Vet...Now What?". Send your questions for the show on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook his name on each is @drdavenicol and use the tag #askdrdave.

We cannot answer clinical questions on this show.

    Veterinary Career Success Show Ep 94: Using Connection to Build Resilience

    Veterinary Career Success Show Ep 94: Using Connection to Build Resilience

    In this episode of the Veterinary Career Success show, Dr Dave explains how integral a supportive network is to the building of resilience. When times are tough connection gets you through. By ensuring you surround yourself with supportive, positive people, you are building an essential safety net for yourself when things get (inevitably) tough.

    Find out Dr Dave's tips for building a supportive network by watching the episode

    If you would like your question answered by Dr Dave then post it to eu.jotform.com/VetXInt/video-submit-form

    Everyone who has their question answered will win a signed copy of Dr Dave's latest book, So You're A Vet...Now What!

    Be safe. Be well. Be happy.

    • 7 min
    Veterinary Careers Success Show Ep 93: How to Write a Great CV and Cover Letter for a Vet Job

    Veterinary Careers Success Show Ep 93: How to Write a Great CV and Cover Letter for a Vet Job

    Are you applying for a job in the veterinary profession but don't know where to start when it comes to writing a CV and cover letter? Don't stare at your blank screen any longer! In this episode of the Veterinary Career Success Show, Dr Dave explains how you can write a successful CV and cover letter.

    One of his tips is: do your research. Really make sure the practice is a good fit in terms of your needs, expectations and values. It's no good applying willy-nilly - a bit of consideration goes a long way and will make you stand out!

    If you would like your question answered by Dr Dave then post it to eu.jotform.com/VetXInt/video-submit-form

    Everyone who has their question answered will win a signed copy of Dr Dave's latest book, So You're A Vet...Now What!

    Be safe. Be well. Be happy.

    • 6 min
    Freewheelin' Ep 92: Finding Your Feet as a New Grad Amid COVID-19

    Freewheelin' Ep 92: Finding Your Feet as a New Grad Amid COVID-19

    2020: what a year (so far). Many of you have graduated from vet school during the Covid-19 pandemic, which means you are entering your first jobs without the extensive practical experiences that often come in the final year. In these unprecedented circumstances, how can you find your feet? Dr Dave takes you through three tips to become a successful veterinarian despite the impacts of a world pandemic! You've got this!

    If you would like your question answered by Dr Dave then post it to eu.jotform.com/VetXInt/video-submit-form

    Everyone who has their question answered will win a signed copy of Dr Dave's latest book, So You're A Vet...Now What

    Be safe. Be well. Be happy.

    • 7 min
    Freewheelin' Ep 91: 4 Tips to Communicate With Clients More Effectively

    Freewheelin' Ep 91: 4 Tips to Communicate With Clients More Effectively

    In the latest episode of Freewheelin', Dr Dave gives you 4 tips to communicate with clients effectively.

    No one tells you this at vet school, but being a successful veterinarian largely rests on how you communicate with clients. If you can't communicate your ideas and diagnoses properly, how are clients ever going to follow your recommendations?!

    Fear not, because Dr Dave distils effective communication into 4 tips for you! (One of them includes speaking more like a human, not a vet)

    If you would like your question answered by Dr Dave then post it to eu.jotform.com/VetXInt/video-submit-form

    Everyone who has their question answered will win a signed copy of Dr Dave's latest book, So You're A Vet...Now What

    Be safe. Be well. Be happy.

    • 4 min
    Freewheelin' Ep 90: 3 Tips to Help You Negotiate Successfully

    Freewheelin' Ep 90: 3 Tips to Help You Negotiate Successfully

    How can I negotiate successfully and get myself a good deal? Great question! From negotiating a pay raise, to navigating contract terms during a job interview, negotiating with your boss can feel intimidating.

    But, it shouldn't be! Really, negotiation should be a discussion about how everyone can have their needs met. It is NOT about someone 'winning'. In this episode, Dr Dave explains exactly how to negotiate with your boss successfully and get a good deal...for everyone involved!


    If you would like your question answered by Dr Dave then post it to eu.jotform.com/VetXInt/video-submit-form


    Everyone who has their question answered will win a signed copy of Dr Dave's latest book, So You're A Vet...Now What?


    Be safe. Be well. Be happy.

    • 6 min
    Freewheelin' Ep 89: Dealing With the Pressure to Solve Every Problem

    Freewheelin' Ep 89: Dealing With the Pressure to Solve Every Problem

    Feeling the pressure yet? As a new vet, you might feel like you have to know EVERYTHING right from the start in order to be a success. You are worried about diagnosing correctly and communicating with the client. On top of this, consultations don't seem long enough. How can you effectively deal with such pressure?

    It all starts with re-framing 'success' and being a bit more reasonable with yourself. In the latest episode of Freewheelin', Dr Dave tells you exactly how to do this...

    If you would like your question answered by Dr Dave then post it to eu.jotform.com/VetXInt/video-submit-form

    Everyone who has their question answered will win a signed copy of Dr Dave's latest book, So You're A Vet...Now What?

    Be safe. Be well. Be happy.

    • 9 min

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Short and to the point

I love this new podcast series from Dr Dave Nicol. He always deliveres actionable advice and listening to him, will make you a happier veterinarian

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