March 20, 2019

Scary Stuff! What Challenges Me

In my last blog, I hinted that I was going to share some of my challenges with you and pull back the curtains on The Doctor’s Crossing. Yikes!! That genuinely scared me to make that promise. (What was I thinking?!) It’s scary to think about letting you know I don’t have it all figured out… Read More

Negotiating Your Employment Contract – You Got This!

Have you ever found out a colleague was making more money than you – for no good reason? Or been stymied by an onerous restrictive covenant? Have you missed new job opportunities because of a 6 months’ notice requirement? All of these things can happen from not negotiating your employment contract. And let’s face it…. Read More

How prepared are you for a nonclinical job interview?

Last week I received this voicemail from one of my physician clients, “Heather, I just had to give you an update. The recruiter called me for an impromptu interview and I swear to God, half of her questions were the ones you had asked me in the mock interview. I felt really well prepared and… Read More

Do I need a CV or a resume for a nonclinical job?

“Imagine knocking on someone’s door who you know is home, but she doesn’t answer. Or worse, she opens the door, takes one look, and ‘bam’ slams the door shut.” Krista Grant, lead physician recruiter at Wake Forest Baptist Health, used the above scenario to describe what it can feel like for physicians applying to nonclinical… Read More

A Nonclinical Side Hustle Where You Can Make $$ Waiting Around!

On a chilly October day, endocrinologist Dr. Robert Cooper was waiting for the Chicago O’Hare airport shuttle to take him to the annual SEAK conference. He was going to be speaking to over 400 physicians eager to learn about nonclinical careers and side hustles. While waiting, he received a text from Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG). This… Read More