February 21, 2019

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

Is Your Personality Making A Career Change Harder?

If you’re trying to make a career change, such as transitioning to a non-clinical career, the last thing you want is to make the process harder. Oh my gosh, it’s already hard enough. Could it be that your personality might be getting in the way? Could it be that the typical physician personality actually makes… Read More

Make a “Do or Die” Commitment to Get Unstuck

  The other morning, I woke up, got out of bed, and peeked out the back door. It was cold and rainy. My kitty, Remy, took a few steps onto the porch and ran back in. Our hot Texas summer had just skipped over fall and landed smack dab into winter. 40 degrees is not winter… Read More

From FIRED to Public Speaker – An Anesthesiologist’s Story

If you have a dream of doing something out of the box, but are afraid to give it a try, take courage from Dr. Lynette Charity’s story. Read on to see how this anesthesiologist turned a negative experience into a new career. Q: What made you decide to transition from Anesthesiology into Public Speaking? Dr…. Read More