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How To Respond To ‘Illegal’ Questions In Medical Job Interviews

You’re sitting across from an interview panel for a new position in a new town. Before the interview starts, you’re making small talk with the interviewers, and casually, one of them asks: “So, do you have any kids?”. Although this…
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8 Common Misconceptions About Medical Job Interviews In Australia

Preparing for a job interview is sometimes like stepping into the great unknown. Whether you’re applying for a position in a medical training program, a locum job or as a new consultant, there is often a sense of uncertainty about going into…
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How To Make An Amazing First Impression For Your Next Medical Job Application

First impressions count. Take a quick look at the image above. Which person would you prefer to employ? The one on the left, or on the right? Of course, they are the same person, but you’ve made an instant judgement based purely on appearance.…
Medical Career Education
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2016 Medical Career Education Roadshow

This year, we're taking our ever-popular webinar series on the road to a place near you. Whether you're getting ready for your next position, a specialty training program, or locum work, we can provide you with free intensive training to help…
Baffling Interview Questions
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How to Answer Baffling Interview Questions

Often the most terrifying part of finding a medical job in Australia is facing the interview that comes before it. Most people find it difficult to go into an interview without being a bit fearful, apprehensive, or just plain nervous. It’s…
Top 10 Medical Career
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Our Top 10 Medical Career Articles Of 2015

These are the most read articles from our medical career blog site from this year. We're already planning our articles for next year, and in 2016, for the first time , we will be going on a career skills tour - taking our popular medical…
Non-Medical Career
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Five Non-Medical Career Blogs That Can Help You Enhance Your Career

These days in Australia as well as other parts of the world, no matter what career path you choose, you’ll find it challenging to get the healthcare job you’ve trained for. Whether you want to be a doctor, a nurse, or any other type of professional,…
Weakness
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How To Answer "What Is Your Greatest Weakness?"

One common question we are asked is how to answer the dreaded interview favourite: “What is your greatest weakness?”. Let me start my saying that I think this is a lazy, cliche question. Interviewers could be asking far more useful questions,…
Dr Andrew Bezzina
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Specialty Spotlight - Emergency Medicine - With Dr Andrew Bezzina (Part 2)

Dr Andrew Bezzina (MB BS, FACEM) is a senior staff specialist in Emergency Medicine in the Illawarra region of NSW. He is widely respected in the emergency medicine community, and as the Chairman of the not-for-profit organisation Emergency…
Choke In An Interview
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Quick Primer - What To Do If You Choke In An Interview

Choking in an interview is not a comfortable feeling. All eyes are upon you, and you just can't find the right thing to say. Choking happens when your mind shifts into somewhere that is not 'in the now'. You might think of an answer to…