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What Cut Do Locum Agencies Take Of Your Pay?

This article is going to get me in a bit of hot water with my colleagues in the industry, because I am going to reveal how locum agencies are paid, and how much we charge. It was one question in a survey we conducted last week that has brought…

Recruiting Doctors, Nurses, and Dentists - What Is The Future?

The face of healthcare recruitment is changing. Years ago, a quick ad in a national newspaper would have yielded more than enough applications. Then came online recruitment, and then social recruitment. Running parallel to that, there are…

How To Write An Effective Medical Job Ad

What do you, as an employer, do when you need to hire a new employee? Most of you would probably answer: “That’s easy! Of course you write a brief job description and post it to the most accessible job board online.” For most medical establishments…
'A Plus' Medical Reference
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5 Tips To An 'A Plus' Medical Reference

One of the most neglected parts of the medical job application process is reference checks. You might spend hours toiling away on your CV and cover letter, but only give half a thought to your list of referees. We get it - you don't like asking…
CV Isn't Right
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Why Your CV Isn't Right For Locum Jobs

It’s a Sunday morning, and you’re finally getting around to putting up that new bike rack in the garage. You break out the tools, and see that you’re going to need a 45mm drill bit for the job. The thing is, you’ve only got a 15mm bit.…
Trawling Through The Trash

Trawling Through The Trash - Collecting Intelligence For Job Applications

As you embark on your hunt for the job you want, whether it's a medical career or some other path you seek, you need to be fully prepared. This entails a number of things including having your CV updated and in order, preparing yourself for…
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…
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Maximise Your Locum Income - Webinar Recording

Do you know what it takes to maximise your income as a locum? In this webinar, we cover: Negotiating pay and added extras When to use a locum recruitment agency (and when not to) Indicative pay rates by specialty Minimum requirements…
Locums Doctors Paid
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How Are Locums Doctors Paid?

ln this article, we'll explore how locum doctors are paid, and what you should do before you start locum work. This article is relevant for JMOs, specialists, GPs and everyone in between. Before you start working as a locum doctor, you should…
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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,…