March 5th, 2014 Getting started early on your applications makes sense. As a resident, you know that these applications can be very time and labor intensive, especially if you don’t have a good management system for your personal information.
January 26th, 2014 Crafting your Curriculum Vitae (CV) is your opportunity to highlight your skills, education and training, and achievements. As a physician, it is critically important that your CV be complete, accurate and current, as it will be the basis from which your job applications are completed and your credentials are verified.
October 22nd, 2013 The cover letter is a valuable tool to demonstrate critical job skills and highlight your accomplishments. It gives you the opportunity to demonstrate how your skills can benefit the organization. Personalizing the cover letter sets the stage for the reader to want to learn more.
July 30th, 2013 The road to a new state license can be hard to navigate. Detours caused by confusing paperwork and missing information and the toll of gathering material from several sources contribute to the difficulty. Planning ahead makes it easier to find your way.
July 24th, 2013 There are many components to the job interview process, which can sometimes make it a little overwhelming. In this video, Dr. Koushick Shaw, author of The Ultimate Guide to Finding the Right Job after Residency, gives proven tips for first-time job seekers.
July 22nd, 2013 Assembling a professional resume is key to highlight your skills, education and training, and achievements. As a healthcare provider, it is critically important that your resume be complete, accurate and current, as it will be the basis from which your job applications are completed and your credentials are verified.
August 22nd, 2012 First impressions count in the job search, and that’s why a dynamite cover letter can mean the difference between success and failure. But what makes a dazzling cover letter? Several healthcare career experts shared their advice with HMonster.
June 26th, 2012 Interviewing is your opportunity to showcase your skills for potential employers, and to create a good first impression. People who interview well know that there is more to an interview than just an hour of face-to-face interaction. Getting the desired offer takes work and some preparation for you to be a successful candidate.
April 24th, 2012 Negotiating a contract takes skill. Because residents have been in a student role for so long, they sometimes find it hard to take an assertive stance in negotiations. Never fear. Dr. Koushick Shaw, author of The Ultimate Guide to Finding the Right Job after Residency, offers practical advice in this insightful video.
April 24th, 2012 What type of practice will you choose to work with? And how do you know which one is the best fit for your personality and professional needs? Dr. Koushick Shaw, author of The Ultimate Guide to Finding the Right Job after Residency, answers these questions.