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 …
Its been a bit of a peak period for interview coaching the last few months. One question that I find that I am often being asked at the end of an interview coaching program by a candidate is: “Is there anything I should be asking about before the interview?” There are definitely a number of …
Most job applications still include a panel interview process as one of the final steps in selecting candidates. As part of this panel interview process, it is almost universally the custom to ask candidates at the end of their interview if they have any questions of their own. I am often asked by my coaching …
Are you looking for an easy way to predict the types of questions you will get at your job interview? I’ve worked with lots of candidates for various jobs both inside and outside of medicine and there is a reasonably simple and straight forward method that I show these clients which can help you to …
Excelling At The Doctor Job Interview Questions And Answers
Recently I hosted a free live Webinar on YouTube about the interview process. We had over 40 trainee doctors to help everyone get better prepared for their upcoming job interviews and how to answer doctor interview questions.
You can watch the full video above. But just in case you are looking for some specific guidance I have taken the time to timestamp it as well so you can find the information that you want more quickly. The timestamps are provided here on this post as well.
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Introduction & Webinar Outline
In this section we cover a little bit about dress code, finding out about the interview style and panel, getting your documents together and working out how to get to the interview. The key emphasis should be to deal with these practical matters as quickly and soon as possible so you can focus in on your interview.
Multiple Mini Interviews
An emerging trend in doctor interviews is that of multiple mini interviews. We cover what these are and how they may differ slightly from the traditional one panel interview and therefore what sort of doctor interview questions you should practice.
Review Your CV & Don't Forget to Smile
Its always a good idea to review your CV prior to your doctor interview. Similarly practicing your smile can make the doctor interview question and answer process a more relaxed one for you and the panel and help to give a positive vibe.
Interview Frameworks for Doctor Interview Questions
There are two Frameworks I recommend you learn which will help you with 99% of the questions
Specific Doctor Interview Questions:
Tell Us About You?
Why You (for the Job)?
Strengths and Weaknesses
The Do You Have Any Questions? Question
Some Final Thoughts on Practising Doctor Interview Questions
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