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14 August 2020

When a candidate finally materializes, don’t lose them!

The veterinary medicine job market has never been more tipped in favour of the workers. Offers line the bulletin boards, the employees have a choice…

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11 June 2020

Is it time to quit your job?

Is it time to quit your job? It’s normal to be less excited about going to work occasionally, due to tiredness or otherwise. On the…

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22 May 2020

POST-COVID: How do you prepare for the aftermath of the pandemic as a veterinary clinic?

Although veterinary services have been considered essential even since the beginning of the pandemic, they have not been exempted from following the emergency measures that…

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17 April 2020

Refreshed website: Oxilia gets a new look!

After months of hard work, the Oxilia Team very proudly unveils its brand new website! The platform is completely redesigned to host many new additional…

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10 March 2020

Dr. Caroline Brookfield shares her tips as a relief veterinarian : How much to charge and how to manage her self-employed paperwork.

It feels like asking for a first date.  Feeling awkward, fearful of rejection, I tentatively sidle up to my target.  “Hey, can I ask you…

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24 February 2020

Does being a locum reduce compassion fatigue in veterinary medicine?

Oxilia has hypothesized that self-employed status does not cause more emotional fatigue than those with employee status in the veterinary profession. We even suspect the…

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10 February 2020

RVT’s, don’t leave Vet Med! There are well paid opportunities!

I love animals and work in a veterinary clinic, but I just cannot afford it. To give so much to receive so little? Canadian Tire…

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13 January 2020

Headhunters or Oxilia : Which staff search tactic best meets your needs?

YOU HAVE BEEN SHORT STAFFED FOR A WHILE, AND YOUR VETERINARIAN OR RVT POSITION HAS BEEN POSTED FOR MONTHS IN YOUR ASSOCIATION’S ADS WITHOUT FINDING…

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23 December 2019

Oxilia : The indispensable tool for informed professional locums?

THE SO-CALLED “PROFESSIONAL LOCUMS” ARE THOSE VETERINARIANS AND RVT’S WHO WORK MAINLY AS SELF-EMPLOYED WORKERS IN DIFFERENT INSTITUTIONS. Their lifestyle allows them freedom and they…

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9 December 2019

Protect yourself from salary flames!

Unless you live in an area without internet, you have surely heard of the shortage of qualified staff. Our profession is certainly going through a…

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