The standard of medical interview panels can vary considerably. Some times great thought goes into the questions put to candidates. Sometimes not. The other day I heard about an interview panel for a Resident Medical Officer (junior doctor) position where the questions put to candidates were extremely predictable: “Why do you want to work here?”
A hearty congratulations to making it to this exciting phase of your career. Around Australia and New Zealand January is the time of year that we welcome a bunch of new doctors to our profession as part of the intern transition. Here are 11 tips on handling the transition that I originally shared with the
The purpose of having a career goal statement is to give you a clear and inspiring direction for the future. The reason you may wish to include one in your CV is to convey this information to those involved in the selection process. A really good career goal statement will help the person who reviews
I am often asked to give advice to medical trainees about how to best prepare for annual medical recruitment and the specialty selection process. In my career, I have sat in on upwards of a thousand interviews and seen several more thousand CVs and applications. Like all things in medicine, preparation and practice can really
A brief outline of the potential relevance of PLEs to medical training.