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5 Things You Must Do Before Becoming A FIFO Doctor

Fly-in-fly-out (FIFO) and drive-in-drive-out (DIDO) has become a staple working pattern for the Australian healthcare workforce. Although it is especially prominent in the oil, gas, mining, and energy industries, there are also FIFO medical…

5 Tips To Quitting Your Medical Job The Right Way

It’s almost inevitable that you’re going to quit a job at some point. Whether it’s onwards and upwards to a promotion, taking time off for family or travel, or you simply hate the place, there are some simple rules you need to follow. 1.…
Online brand building
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Building your online brand in healthcare

In Australia, as in many other countries, having an online presence is becoming a 'must-have'. In the medical field, having a positive online brand can make a difference when you're looking for jobs or looking for a more senior position. There…
Relationship with Boss
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How to Improve your Relationship with your Boss

One of the most important factors for driving employee engagement is a good relationship between that employee and their immediate boss or supervisor. The question then becomes how to maintain a good relationship once and, more importantly,…
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,…
Embrace Flexible Healthcare Jobs
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5 Good Reasons To Embrace Flexible Healthcare Jobs

Flexible work in healthcare is often known by different names - casual jobs, locum work, contract positions or the like. But, in reality, they are all forms of highly flexible, often very lucrative ways to work. In other fields, there are…
Dr Michael Tam
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Specialty Spotlight - General Practice - Dr Michael Tam

Dr Michael Tam is a General Practitioner, currently a Staff Specialist in General Practice, General Practice Unit (Fairfield Hospital) and a Conjoint Senior Lecturer, UNSW Australia.   Thanks for joining us for this discussion, Michael.…
Offshore Medical Officer
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Feature Job - Offshore Medical Officer

One of the most interesting and challenging varieties of position we offer is the opportunity to work on vessels offshore. We work with a number of employers who offer these types of positions, with government and private sector clients. We're…
Right Medical Referees
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Best Friend or Worst Enemy? Choosing The Right Medical Referees

Choosing the right referee for your next healthcare position can be the single biggest factor that influences whether you get the job or not. Choose the wrong referees, and it can have long-lasting negative effects on your entire career or…
Performance Based Payments
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Are Performance Based Payments the Next Development in Healthcare Employment?

According to the George Institute, a global medical research organisation, Australia will need to make significant financial reforms to ensure the sustainability of the health system. Among some key recommendations is some discussion around…