How to Explain Gaps On Your Resume. The 6 Most Common Scenarios.
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How to Explain Gaps On Your Resume. The 6 Most Common Scenarios.

This post is specifically about addressing employment gaps on your resume. There are several posts online talking about how to explain employment gaps in your resume in an interview. But surprisingly nothing of great quality about how to actually write these up on your actual CV or resume. It is critical that you do acknowledge…

Medical Recruitment 2021. 7 Big Things You Need to Know.
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Medical Recruitment 2021. 7 Big Things You Need to Know.

2020 was an unusual year. That’s obviously an understatement. Despite all the pandemic concerns the need for doctors to be helped with their doctor job applications remained ever-present. Possibly prompted a little bit by the advent of video interviewing. In 2020 I clocked up 437 coaching hours, including my first group interview coaching session. This…

10 Tips For Creating A Great LinkedIn Profile for Doctors
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10 Tips For Creating A Great LinkedIn Profile for Doctors

By Dr Adam Harrison, LinkedIn User Are you thinking that you need a LinkedIn profile for your next job application? In this special guest post, Dr Adam Harrison, expert LinkedIn user takes us through the steps that you should implement to create a great Linkedin profile for doctors. Of particular importance when creating a LinkedIn…

How To Be Prepared For Medical Recruitment In 2020.
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How To Be Prepared For Medical Recruitment In 2020.

Now that Australia appears to have succeeded in dealing successfully with the initial impact of COVID-19 and getting ourselves prepared, there are signs of society returning to some sort of “more normal”. Many doctors, myself included are returning their minds back towards the medical career process. With all the disruptions to the health system and…

Tips for Compiling A Great Rural Medical Student Resume.
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Tips for Compiling A Great Rural Medical Student Resume.

Based On An Article Originally Requested By the NSW Medical Students Council about medical student resumes. Being able to compile a CV or Resume is an essential skill for pretty much any career.  But as a medical graduate, you may not necessarily have been taught this specific skill so far. In my experience it is…

Key Medical Recruitment Trends You Need to Know
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Key Medical Recruitment Trends You Need to Know

In the business of modern medicine, there are a few overarching priorities. Primarily, creating a thriving business brand and organizational culture that drives the patient experience. These shifting priorities are now dramatically changing recruiting practices in medicine.  If you have not interviewed for a job post for a while, you may well be surprised by…

Medical Student Resumes A Written And Video Guide
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Medical Student Resumes A Written And Video Guide

This is an evolving blog and vlog post specifically about how to write a medical student resume put together by request from a number of medical students who have contacted me asking for this type of information. In my experience, many medical students are at a bit of a loss composing a resume in their…

How to Make a Good Resume in 2020. Top 3 Errors And How to Fix.
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How to Make a Good Resume in 2020. Top 3 Errors And How to Fix.

I’ve been reflecting back on the thousands of resumes and CVs I’ve reviewed this past year. I’ve been wanting to make a video and post about this topic for some time. It came to me one morning. I need to give you the three key tips, the three key areas where I see so many…

Medical Student CV: 9 Tips Plus Examples, Personal Statements & Length
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Medical Student CV: 9 Tips Plus Examples, Personal Statements & Length

For most medical students the point at which you need to think about compiling a Curriculum Vitae (CV) or Resume comes in your final year of medical school. This is the time when you need to think about applying for a job for after graduation. As a doctor who has seen 10,000+ CVs in his…

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…