Dr Aubrey J. Kümm MRCVS – CEO of jobs.vet·7 December 2023
Recruiting veterinary professionals has become increasingly difficult. It takes considerably longer to find suitable candidates, and the number of applicants has also dwindled significantly.
However, there exists a distinct group of practices unfazed by the recruitment and retention challenges faced by many others. Somehow, they receive a steady stream of unsolicited résumés from highly qualified candidates, while their existing employees exhibit exceptional loyalty, rarely seeking opportunities elsewhere.
So, what’s their secret?
In this session, we will explore what happiness is, and why happy employees are the single greatest competitive advantage in recruiting and retaining the best veterinary talent.
🧠 Define happiness and discover the impact of happiness on the brain
Understand the conscious and sub-conscious drivers of why we work
🥰 Why happy employees are the single greatest competitive advantage in recruiting and retaining the best veterinary talent
Dr. Aubrey Kümm is a Veterinary Surgeon and Employer Brand Strategist consultant for the veterinary profession. He obtained his veterinary degree from the University of Pretoria, South Africa in 2000 and subsequently worked as a partner in two small animal practices in the United Kingdom. In 2013, Dr. Kümm returned to South Africa to pursue an MSc degree in Developmental and Behavioural Neuroscience, which he earned with distinction from the University of Cape Town in 2018. He is also the founder of Guava Ai Ltd, a veterinary technology company that created jobs.vet, a specialized recruitment and employer branding platform for the veterinary industry.
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