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An Easy New Year’s Resolution – Update Your CV

Looking for an easy New Year’s resolution? Update your CV. Not only is it necessary for any locum tenens work you may do, it’s a good idea to look at your entire CV and ensure it is accurately representing your professional life. Read more

6 Simple Ways to Make Your CV Stand Out

In today’s competitive job market, having a compelling CV is essential to standing out among the crowd and landing an interview. Here are six simple ways to create an engaging CV. Read more

Three Places Physicians Should Have an Online Presence

Thirty-five percent of employers say they’re less likely to interview a job candidate if they can’t find any information about him online. Having an online presence allows patients to find your practice more easily and helps you connect with colleagues. Here are a few sites that can help you build a professional profile. Read more

Avoid Job Interview Failures by Learning from Med School Rejections

Learn from common medical school rejections to avoid making the same mistakes with a future employer when you apply for your first job. Here are four steps to follow. Read more

8 Tips for Adding References to Your Resume

References should be a deliberate part of the job search process, not an afterthought. Check out these eight tips for providing references that help your resume move forward. Read more

Sample Physician CV

The purpose of the CV is to be able to chronologically track, and account for, all time periods since the physician started medical training. This includes education, experience, military service, certifications, licenses, and DEA information. Read more

Six Tips for Creating a Compelling CV

Choose a Name Download PDF Do you have a nickname? Do you use a suffix? Do you have a long or difficult-to-pronounce name that can be made more accessible? These considerations should all be part of your “name strategy.” The name on your CV doesn’t necessarily need to be your legal name, so you’re free to choose the name that’s easiest to remember and best represents you. Mind the Gaps When listing your schooling and professional experience, make sure not to leave anything out. Employers Read more

Job Application Tips: Getting Your Paperwork Organized

Getting started early on your applications makes sense. As a resident, you know that these applications can be very time and labor intensive, especially if you don’t have a good management system for your personal information. Read more

Writing a Winning CV

Crafting your Curriculum Vitae (CV) is your opportunity to highlight your skills, education and training, and achievements. As a physician, it is critically important that your CV be complete, accurate and current, as it will be the basis from which your job applications are completed and your credentials are verified. Read more

Contract Negotiation Checklist – 8 Factors to Consider

Signing that first contract with a healthcare facility can be both liberating and terrifying. Use this checklist to make sure the contract answers all the questions you should ask before signing on the dotted line. Read more