Post Tagged with: "Interview"

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The interview is over. What’s next?

June 6, 2015 at 10:00 0 comments

The interview is over and you have a good feeling. If all goes well, you may very well walk out with wonderful feedback and a promise that the interviewer is planning to send a letter of intent to hire that you can expect in a couple of weeks, says ReginaRead More

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Interviews: the right way to talk about salary

June 5, 2015 at 16:00 0 comments

Most likely you won’t know the salary and bonus details before you go into a job interview. While that information is obviously important to you, there’s a right and wrong way to approach the topic. Here are the pitfalls, according to Steve Look, executive vice president of recruiting, The MedicusRead More

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Interviews: What your body language says about you

June 3, 2015 at 08:47 0 comments

Tapping your foot and feeling around for your vibrating phone is usually not a problem. That is, unless you’re in a job interview. While you may be nervous, these nonverbal cues tell employers you’re not prepared. Instead, work on strategies to show you’re engaged during your job search and interview. SteveRead More

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Keeping it confidential: when to let the word out

May 26, 2015 at 18:04 0 comments

You’re an experienced doctor conducting a confidential job search. Should you use your supervisor as a reference? Don’t feel pressured to do so, says Regina Levison, vice president, client development, Jordan Search Consultants, St. Louis. While that supervisor or chief of staff may be the best one to sing yourRead More

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The one question every new physician must answer

May 19, 2015 at 07:00 0 comments

Can you explain what prompted you to go into medicine? Can you do it in two minutes? Regina Levison, vice president, client development, Jordan Search Consultants, St. Louis, challenges all new physicians to develop what she calls an “elevator speech:” A two-minute presentation explaining who you are. Don’t go onRead More


Three surprises about the interview process

May 16, 2015 at 09:00 0 comments

It’s what you don’t know that can work against you in an interview. Here are three inside tips from consultants who talked to MedCareerGuide: Your spouse or significant other is also being evaluated. Employers will consider how that person will fit in the community and his or her potential socialRead More

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Interview coming up?

May 14, 2015 at 08:00 0 comments

Q:  I really want to act like myself during the interview. How relaxed can I get? “No matter what, watch your language during the site visit. There is no swearing, and smoking is a no-no. Employers are paying attention. “I once had a candidate who carried a Diet Coke andRead More

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Looking for a new job? Insider tips for the experienced physician

May 6, 2015 at 07:00 0 comments

If it’s been years since your last job search, prepare for a more corporate interviewing process than your last one. Even just a few years ago, a physician or small physician group may have shown you around. Now it’s more likely to be a corporate employer with hundreds or evenRead More

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To cellphone or not to cellphone

May 5, 2015 at 06:00 0 comments

Even peeking at your cellphone during an onsite job visit is likely to raise a huge red flag for employers. “The interview may be a short one if you’re checking e-mails,” says Steve Look, executive vice president of recruiting, The Medicus Firm, Dallas. “It shows a lack of engagement andRead More

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Looking for your first job? Start the interview process the right way

May 2, 2015 at 08:00 0 comments

If you’re looking for your first job, here are insider tips from placement consultants who talked to MedCareerGuide: Be smart when evaluating the opportunity. First determine if this job is in a location where you and your family, if you have one, want to live. Next ask if the jobRead More