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…

Medical Interview Coaching 2020
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Medical Interview Coaching 2020

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 2020 2020 was another successful year for coaching clients.  Demonstrating the value of performance coaching to secure career progression.  We managed to…

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…

Medical Internship 2020 / 2021 Australia
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Medical Internship 2020 / 2021 Australia

*We will be regularly updating this post as information is updated about the Medical Internship process in Australia. The situation is fluid and has been disrupted somewhat due to COVID-19. It’s that time of the year again. The time when each of the States and Territories in Australia open up the process of applications for…

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…

How to Ace A Video Job Interview – Doctor Interview Video
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How to Ace A Video Job Interview – Doctor Interview Video

As we turn to measures of social distancing in order to reduce the impact of COVID-19 it’s quite likely that your next job interview will be a video job interview conducted online.  Having spent the past 4 years coaching doctors online, I am uniquely situated to give you some tips on how to ensure that…

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…

11 Top Tips For Preparing For A Doctor Job Interview With Videos
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11 Top Tips For Preparing For A Doctor Job Interview With Videos

Are you a doctor preparing for an upcoming job interview. Or are you contemplating your next career move? For many doctors, job interviews are a regular and even annual process. For some doctors, they can act as an annoyance (i.e. why do I need to reinterview for my job). For other doctors, they can be…

Mobilizing the Doctor Workforce to Fight COVID-19 Should Include IMGs.
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Mobilizing the Doctor Workforce to Fight COVID-19 Should Include IMGs.

With recent announcements, it appears that Australia has lost the initial attempt to tightly contain the spread of the coronavirus. Including reports that it is now starting to spread within the health workforce itself. There is a need to consider how we can develop plans to ensure that we have enough doctors, nurses, allied health…

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 Long and How Often Should You Prepare for a Doctor Job Interview?
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How Long and How Often Should You Prepare for a Doctor Job Interview?

Recently we ran a poll as part of some free training that we have been offering to doctors to help them better prepare for a doctor job interview. We ask the participants in this training what their approach to their last job interview was. So far over 100 doctors have registered for this training and…

5 Key Take Aways From the New National Medical Training Survey
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5 Key Take Aways From the New National Medical Training Survey

This week the Medical Board of Australia released the findings of the first-ever national medical training survey (MTS). As someone who has previously championed and developed these types of reports on the New South Wales level, it is truly pleasing to see this report launched. And boy did they release some findings! With the results…

Do International Doctors Have to Work as A Rural Doctor in Australia?
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Do International Doctors Have to Work as A Rural Doctor in Australia?

In terms of land area, Australia is a large country, the 6th largest in the world. About 7,700,000 square kilometres. It’s a big country and as such has a lot of “country” or rural areas. Australia is also one of the most urban countries in the world, with about 85% of the population living within 50km of the coast….

How to Deal With Bullies In Medicine. 8 Tips For Surviving.
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How to Deal With Bullies In Medicine. 8 Tips For Surviving.

Recently a trainee doctor left me a message on the website asking for some help with dealing with a number of senior colleagues who were bullying them in the workplace. Unfortunately, he or she did not leave any contact details. But given that this is certainly not the first time I have been asked for…

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…

Interview Failure. How To Not Suck At Job Interviews: 6 Success Tips
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Interview Failure. How To Not Suck At Job Interviews: 6 Success Tips

Have you ever had an interview failure before? Did you really suck in your interview! Well, this post is about how not to suck in the job interview. As an Executive and Career Coach, I have helped many candidates prepare for job interviews as well as sat in on quite a few (both sides of…

Stop Asking Weird and Dumb Interview Questions. Ask These 5 Instead.
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Stop Asking Weird and Dumb Interview Questions. Ask These 5 Instead.

As a means for helping other doctors, at AdvanceMed we collect an open bank of real interview questions. These are questions that have been asked in a formal doctor interview process. Our community members regularly submit questions to this bank (thanks heaps by the way!). Not infrequently the questions that come through raise an eyebrow…