September 19, 2019

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

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