How Much Does An Intern Get Paid In Australia? Doctors Pay Rates
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How Much Does An Intern Get Paid In Australia? Doctors Pay Rates

One of the questions I am most asked by doctors from other countries is: “What is the pay like for doctor’s in Australia?” We are approaching the period here in Australia where we introduce a large number of graduated doctors to the Australian health care system as Interns. So at AdvanceMed we thought that we…

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Medical Interview Coaching 2019

Some Things You Ought To Consider If You Are Planning On Medical Interview Coaching This Year. Before You Commit Are you planning on undertaking medical interview coaching in 2019? A Wrap Up Of 2018 2018 was another successful year for coaching clients.  Demonstrating the value of performance coaching to secure career progression.  We managed to…

How To Write A Medical CV. The Ultimate Illustrated Guide.
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How To Write A Medical CV. The Ultimate Illustrated Guide.

One of the interesting aspects of medical training is that we tend to assume that doctors have the professional skills to manage their careers. However, it’s been my experience that many doctors struggle with the job application process because this has not been the focus of their training to date. So if you are feeling…

Doctor Coach Melbourne, Interview & Career Coaching Melbourne
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Doctor Coach Melbourne, Interview & Career Coaching Melbourne

Interviewing for a job as a doctor can be stressful, especially when its been a while since you may have had some practice. A way that some doctors choose to improve their interview skills is to work with a coach. During interview coaching, a doctor meets with a professional coach to learn strategies for being more…

Basic Physician Training Interview Questions
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Basic Physician Training Interview Questions

Many of the attendees at our workshops are considering Basic Physician Training (BPT) with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP). As are many trainees who use our interview coaching. Getting a BPT position can be highly competitive. Especially in some of the premier programs. Here’s a collection of the BPT questions we have gathered…

Personalised Learning and Work Readiness
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Personalised Learning and Work Readiness

In 2015 the Review of Medical Intern Training Report, which was commissioned by the Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Council had the following to say about the current state of medical internship in Australia. [Internship in Australia] “should have entry requirements that reflect agreed and defined expectations of work-readiness that [medical] graduates must meet before commencing [their…

Doctor Interview Coach in Sydney: Medical Interview Coaching Sydney
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Doctor Interview Coach in Sydney: Medical Interview Coaching Sydney

Interviewing for a job as a doctor can be stressful, especially when its been a while since you may have had some practice. A way that some doctors choose to improve their interview skills is to work with a coach. During interview coaching, a doctor meets with a professional coach to learn strategies for being more…

Doctor Interview Questions
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Doctor Interview Questions

Excelling At The Doctor Job Interview Questions And Answers Recently I hosted a free live Webinar on YouTube about the interview process. We had over 40 trainee doctors to help everyone get better prepared for their upcoming job interviews and how to answer doctor interview questions. You can watch the full video above.  But just…

A Reminder These Questions are Still Illegal
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A Reminder These Questions are Still Illegal

But what do you do if someone asks you discriminatory questions (in the middle of an interview for a medical job that you really want)? Last year there was much discussion (and rightly so) about the topic of discriminatory selection practices and illegal interview questions that occur in medical training.We wanted to write a post to remind…

How does the Panel Review your Medical CV [Video]
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How does the Panel Review your Medical CV [Video]

The Implications for Medical CV design, structure and content We recently hosted an evening webinar on the Medical CV.  70 trainee doctor registrant learnt how the selection panel reviews your Medical CV. Trainees are often surprised when they find out how little time is spent looking at their Medical CV at each stage of the…

How Do You Deal with a Difficult Boss in Medicine?
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How Do You Deal with a Difficult Boss in Medicine?

Those who know me know that I am a big fan of Robert Sutton‘s classic book on Workplace Civility (The No Asshole Rule).  In this book Sutton demonstrates how one bad egg can have such a devastating effect on workplace culture and harmony.   Including, yes you guessed it! Hospitals, where the difficult boss in medicine…