Posts Tagged ‘Physician Job Search’
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
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
Many physicians spend early retirement in a state of shock. Are there really that many hours in the day? Restlessness and boredom set in quickly. You haven’t spent so much time with your significant other since…. ever. That may be an awakening. Income may not stretch as far as expected, or unforeseen obligations arise. There may be a yearning, still, to make a difference.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
…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
It’s time to get over the antagonistic relationship a lot of doctors have with recruiters and get to a point where we can help each other.
Ultimately, it can only benefit us both to have higher quality interactions…Read more
Asking the right questions and having detailed, in-depth conversations with potential employers will allow physicians to make an educated decision on whether the opportunity is the best career option for them.Read more
Finding a new job can feel overwhelming— you have to consider the impact on your career, uprooting your family, novel work-place politics, and the list goes on. Figuring out how to organize your search can seem like a shot in the dark, especially if you are at a transition point in your career, want to cast a wide net, or are unsure of the job market.
The job search is where physician recruiters shine; they have years or decades of experience managing these painful— but rewarding— transitions, and can provide you with valuable insight. After you’ve done your research and chosen a reputable recruiter, he or she will go to bat to help you land the job you want…Read more
View your first job as a potential life partner and plan accordingly- you want a sense of contentment when you wake up knowing you will spend more time at this position than with your significant other. Viewing your job in this way, it is easy to understand why you must be clear about your likes, and dislikes as well.Read more