Life After Residency: A Guide to Contract Negotiation [VIDEO]April 24th, 2012 0 Min read Blog
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. For starters, Dr. Shaw insists that you shouldn’t be afraid to ask questions. When a term or acronym is used that you don’t understand, take the time to learn what it means. Doing so will help prevent miscommunications down the road. Also, make sure any promises from a future employer exist in your contract. Otherwise, they may never materialize. Watch this video to learn the tactics you’ll need to negotiate a good contract.