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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
As someone who has interviewed hundreds of nurses over the years, I can tell you first hand that there are a few things you can do to make those first 30-seconds work in your favor. Here are some of the best nurse interview tips to help you land the job of your dreams.Read more
Phone interviews are an integral part of any interview process after an application and resume have been submitted to a medical institution or clinic. The phone interview is generally the first step after a thorough review of any application materials and resume/CV. It is used as a screening tool to decide if further interviews will be offered.Read more
Your questions of the interviewer will indicate your genuine interest in the position. They are a vital part of the interview. The following questions were recommended by physicians as especially helpful for gaining insight into the workings and culture of the setting that you may consider joining.Read more
…On the other hand, when you apply to a job via a job board, you show that you’ve put some thought and commitment into choosing it. Additionally, you will be able to tailor your CV and cover letter to that position, showcasing your sincere desire to pursue and accept the job. As some recruited applicants who only review the opportunity after being presented may not follow through, this gives the employer more security that you genuinely want the job…Read more