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

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

Dr. Gigi’s Update For The Career Transition Posse!

We first heard from Dr. Gigi back in March when she was preparing to leave her job without a Plan B. As a courageous member of The Doctor’s Crossing first Career Transition Posse, she is sharing her career change with us in real time as it unfolds. Today’s blog features a recent interview with her,… Read More

Career Transition Posse – Update from Dr. Gabriel

Back in April, I introduced Dr. Gabriel, one of the intrepid members of the Career Transition Posse. In case you’re new to the blog, several physicians are sharing their transitions in real time, using pseudonyms. You can read Dr. Gabriel’s first post by clicking here.  Four months later, Dr. Gabriel has found a new position…. Read More