Medical Recruitment Agencies: Should You Use One? Independent Review
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Medical Recruitment Agencies: Should You Use One? Independent Review

A question I am often asked by other doctors is when is a medical recruitment agency a good idea. Not surprisingly when you google this topic you get a list of articles written by medical recruitment agencies so I felt it would be useful to add an independent perspective. Some of the key reasons you…

Australian Medical Council Exam: How Hard? Preparing for AMC Exam.

Australian Medical Council Exam: How Hard? Preparing for AMC Exam.

This Post is Part of a Series on All You need to know about the Medical Career Pathway in Australia. If you search enough on Google and look enough on facebook you will readily find lots of opinions about the Australian Medical Council examinations process. Given that a lot of the readers of this blog…

US Doctors Australia. There Are Two Main Options for Work.
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US Doctors Australia. There Are Two Main Options for Work.

Whilst the number of enquiries for help I have had from US doctors is slightly less than say, for example, UK doctors, the prospects for US doctors working in Australia are pretty much on a par. There are a couple of main options for US doctors to work in Australia. So the answer to the…

Yes. Medical Interns Get Paid In Australia – Medical Intern Pay
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Yes. Medical Interns Get Paid In Australia – Medical Intern Pay

A question we get asked reasonably frequently is whether medical interns get paid in Australia. Often this comes from doctors working in other countries. We think the main confusion occurs around the concept of an intern in a medical setting and an intern in the corporate setting. In relation to the question of whether medical…

11 Creative Ideas To Change The Sick Medical Culture Today
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11 Creative Ideas To Change The Sick Medical Culture Today

By the Creative Careers in Medicine Team and Anthony Llewellyn We were all appalled to read yet another blog post about yet another trainee doctor badly treated on a regular basis by the medical culture system that we all belong to. Who are we? A group of clinicians who aggregate around an idea that we can be innovative…

A Guide to the Specialist Medical Colleges. List and Links Included.
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A Guide to the Specialist Medical Colleges. List and Links Included.

If you are a doctor from another country entering Australia. Unless that country is a country like the United Kingdom or United States, you are probably a little confused by what the specialist medical colleges are and do. Even trainee doctors in Australia get confused about the medical colleges.  Don’t worry we have you covered…

Should I Put A Photo On It? Photos On Medical Professional CVs.

Should I Put A Photo On It? Photos On Medical Professional CVs.

In my years I have reviewed tens of thousands of both doctor CVs as well as many other types of CVs and Resumes. I’ve gotten quite good at reviewing them quickly and determining who is and who isn’t a good prospect for a role. A question I get asked a lot by other medical practitioners,…

Doctor Jobs In Australia. The Best and Easy Way to Search.

Doctor Jobs In Australia. The Best and Easy Way to Search.

Probably one of the biggest question I get asked by International Doctors is. How do I find doctor jobs in Australia? In this post, I will try to demystify and break down the process for you. Starting with how to identify suitable posts online and then moving on to other strategies, such as personal approaches…

#TipsForNewDocs | Tips For New Doctors in 2019

#TipsForNewDocs | Tips For New Doctors in 2019

This month around Australia the new medical graduates join the health care system as Interns. #tipsfornewdocs is an initiative to extend a welcome from #olddocs to the system Welcome to all those new Interns who have started in the Australian health care system this January. In the spirit of welcoming you and being helpful we…

Doctor Interview Coach in Brisbane: Career Coaching Brisbane
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Doctor Interview Coach in Brisbane: Career Coaching Brisbane

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…

Top 16 Resident Medical Officer Interview Questions With Answers.
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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…

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…

The Benefits Of A CV Check – Why You Should Get Your CV Reviewed

The Benefits Of A CV Check – Why You Should Get Your CV Reviewed

The Benefit of a CV Check or Resume Review As we enter the new academic year for medicine in Australia and New Zealand many doctors are thinking about whether they might be applying for a new position in 2020. Yes. It’s that competitive in some situations. That even before you have commenced your current job…

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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…