Your CV is possibly the most important piece of paper in your medical career. Your medical CV can open doors to job interviews, create a positive impression with people you’ve never met, or kill your career hopes dead.
The principles of an excellent CV are the same whether you’re a nurse, a doctor, a paramedic or in any other healthcare role. It needs to be clear, concise, highly relevant to the role you’re applying for, and accurate. Continue reading How to Write a Medical CV
When you’re planning a medical career path, you probably have some idea of where you want to end up. Can you see yourself as a respected GP working closely with the local community, or a paramedic regularly facing crisis situations? Are you drawn more towards research or administrative roles, or regular face-to-face contact with patients and other medical staff?
The diversity of career options in the healthcare sector means there is something for everyone. We’ve put together this guide to medical career paths to help you get a better understanding of the different medical jobs available, and what it takes to achieve some of those roles. Continue reading Medical Career Paths in the UK
Don’t let the recruitment process get between you and your next step in your medical career. Yes, there are forms to be filled in, interviewers to impress and criteria to meet. But if you’ve got the ambition, motivation and skills for a particular position, you’re well on the way to securing it.
Of course, you’re probably not the only person who feels that way. So how do you give yourself the edge, that extra few percent that puts you at the top of the selection list? There are no shortcuts to success in medical recruitment, but there are plenty of opportunities to score the bonus points needed to stand out from other applicants.
Continue reading Medical Careers: Boost Your Chances With These 4 Tips