How To Get A Job in Medicine

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Getting the job you want in medicine has never been more competitive. New levels of expectation within Hospital Trusts require more effort, energy and time to be spent in order to be successful. This new book delivers a unique insight into the process of applying for and achieving the job you want. It includes:

· Designing and fine-tuning a powerful CV
· The science of application forms: learning techniques to...

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Overview

Getting the job you want in medicine has never been more competitive. New levels of expectation within Hospital Trusts require more effort, energy and time to be spent in order to be successful. This new book delivers a unique insight into the process of applying for and achieving the job you want. It includes:

· Designing and fine-tuning a powerful CV
· The science of application forms: learning techniques to get your form noticed
· Managing nerves and preparing for interviews
· Delivering a confident, successful interview performance by dissecting the possible questions

The book is aimed at those applying for SHO positions, including the new Foundation Programmes, but the techniques described can be utilised throughout the medical profession at all levels.

Readers can use this book to:
· Get themselves into the right frame of mind when starting to look for jobs, with tips on techniques such as selling yourself and networking
· Learn the tricks and tips that are key to producing a concise, excellent curriculum vitae and to filling in standard application forms
· Prepare for the interview process, including what to do before an interview and how to deal with common interviewing styles
· Keep themselves abreast of the hottest developments in medicine, often the subject of medical interviews

The benefits the readers will derive are:
· Increased confidence when tackling the job seeking process
· Help with increasing the quality and impact of their curriculum vitae and application forms
· Insight into the interview process, including views from the other side of the table
· Learning to sell themselves both on paper and face to face

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780443100147
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 6/30/2005
  • Pages: 212
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

• CVs and application forms
• Starting the CV with a blank sheet
• The front page
• Employment and education
• Adding depth to the CV: the second page
• Researching application forms
• Introduction to application forms and the link to the CV
• Filling in the application form
• Top 20 application form questions
• Summary of CVs and application forms
• The interview
• Preparation for the interview
• How do they decide?
• 5 minutes before and 1 minute after
• Open/retrospective questions
• Topical questions
• Aggressive/closed questions
• Specific types of medical job application
• Closing the interview and following up
• Summary of interviews
• General practice
• Assessment tools
• The future of medical selection

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