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Recruiters can be very useful in navigating the job selection and hiring process, especially for newly graduated residents who are unfamiliar with the specificities of this next step. It is important to keep in mind that this is an industry, and to keep informed so as to avoid being taken advantage of along the way.Read more
By focusing on what a nurse manager is likely to be evaluating, you can enhance your chances of getting the nursing job you want and succeeding in your nursing career.Read more
You’ve aced all your classes, walked across the stage, and passed the NCLEX. What a relief! Now you can relax. For about a minute. Because now comes the real work – getting out there and finding a job…Read more
Change is hard, but when done for the right reasons, it can be positively transformative.Read more
By focusing on some key areas during the application and interview process, you can avoid some common pitfalls and significantly increase your chances of getting hired.Read more
As most residency programs don’t include an elective entitled “Negotiating your dream job,” many first time physician job seekers understandably feel a bit overwhelmed as their training comes to a close. To assuage these concerns, many may feel the need to draft up a list of the “non-negotiables” essential to their first physician job.
So which aspects of your physician job search can you relax? Follow the link to learn more…Read more
Working as an attending means a greater degree of responsibility than working as a resident. You are more likely to have hospital or system-level roles, be involved with committees or champion hospital initiatives. Having a sense of the job market gives insight into the context of your job interest and enables you make the best possible decision when pursuing a job.
For the purposes of this post, I’ll presume you know nothing about an area—you’re moving to a new location and would like to size up a job market that is completely foreign to you. Any information you have by word-of-mouth will only help solidify what you gather by using the approach below.Read more
A hospital or clinic saves time and money when it brings back someone who understands their culture, policies, and procedures, but not every situation lends itself to “boomerang.” This article with help you evaluate when to pursue (and when to avoid) reaching out to a former employer for new opportunities.Read more
A veteran emergency physician shares his insights into some lesser explored aspects of choosing a great physician job. Topics covered include job shadowing, evaluating physician density, advantages smaller job markets, contract review, and revealing questions to ask during interviews.Read more
Make a list of the non-negotiables in work and career— and don’t shortchange your goals in service to a paycheck. Most physicians work well over the standard 40-hour work week and still take their work home with them; it’s in our best interest to ensure we choose our work environment wisely.Read more