Source: AVMA

The American Veterinary Medical Association’s State of the Profession Report reveals a promising outlook for employers seeking to hire veterinarians, with a record number of recent graduates entering full-time employment. Over the last two years, around two-thirds of new Veterinary graduates have secured full-time positions, according to data from the AVMA Graduating Senior Survey. The report also highlights insights such as the majority of final-year students making definitive plans before graduation and a significant portion pursuing advanced education opportunities.

Employers are urged to act now to take advantage of the trend, considering factors like compensation and workplace environment to attract candidates effectively. Suggestions include offering mentorship programs, flexible work schedules, and competitive benefits to appeal to new graduates. Leveraging resources like the AVMA’s MentorVet Connect program can further enhance recruitment efforts.

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