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RMO interview questions
Anthony Llewellyn

Top 16 Resident Medical Officer Interview Questions With Answers.

I wrote this post as I have been collecting questions that are typically asked at RMO interviews. In particular this may help International Medical Graduates who are fortunate enough to be offered an interview for an RMO level type job. Tell us about your experience and how it makes you a suitable candidate? A member…

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How To Write A Medical CV
CV
Anthony Llewellyn

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 its been my experience that many struggle with the job application process because this has not been the focus of their training to date.

So if you are feeling a bit lost as to what to write in and how to write your CV. Here’s an overview.

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basic physician training questions
basic physician training
Anthony Llewellyn

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

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work readiness
personalised learning
Anthony Llewellyn

Personalised Learning and Work Readiness

This blog post was prepared as part of a presentation I was invited to give to the Academy of Surgical Educators for the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons as well as a lead in for a presentation to the Australian and New Zealand Prevocational Medical Education Forum

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illegal interview questions
co-authors
Anthony Llewellyn

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 both panel members and candidates that there are certain questions that you should not ask in an interview.

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Medical CV
cover letters
Anthony Llewellyn

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

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medical CV
annual medical recruitment
Anthony Llewellyn

How to Write a Medical CV Video. Medical CV Template.

We recently recorded a “how to put together a medical trainee CV video” (Resume). There’s tremendous interest in the topic of how to put together a medical trainee CV.  Medical students are also interested in the topic.  For many, it may be the very first time you have have to assemble a CV or resume.

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Difficult Boss in Medicine
bad boss
Anthony Llewellyn

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

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