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Junior Medical Officer Recruitment Part 4: Be still, young doctor

“Sit down, go blank, stay put.” – Michael Leunig, Newcastle Writer’s Festival, 2017 Sit down. Go blank. Stay put. When was the last time you did that?   Last year, I had to apply for a job for the first time. Anxious times. More graduates, the same amount of jobs. While I complain, our job prospects… Continue reading Junior Medical Officer Recruitment Part 4: Be still, young doctor

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Junior Medical Officer Recruitment Part 3: The Interview

Congratulations, you recruiter has swiped right on your profile! Now, all that is left is to stand out from a group of at least thirty high achieving, motivated doctors by sitting in front of a panel of esteemed senior clinicians, possibly a recruitment expert too, and condense your 5 years of tertiary education and 2… Continue reading Junior Medical Officer Recruitment Part 3: The Interview

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Junior Medical Officer Recruitment Part 2: The CV

The CV. It is a subjective creature – some say you must include a photo, some say a photo will get you automatically thrown in the bin. You can’t please everyone. The most useful exercise would be to empathise with the recruiter – they don’t want something too text heavy or too long. Here’s a few… Continue reading Junior Medical Officer Recruitment Part 2: The CV

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Junior Medical Officer Recruitment Part 1:The Selection Criteria

Selection criteria. Oh, man. A quick heads-up before we dive in – these are not fun. They are time consuming, they are painstaking and require multiple, multiple proofreads. However, there are a few things you can do to make your life a whole lot easier. The selection criteria are a list of desirable attributes that… Continue reading Junior Medical Officer Recruitment Part 1:The Selection Criteria

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Junior Medical Officer Recruitment: Your guide to getting the job

Last year was my first dance with the recruitment process since applying for a shelf stacking job as a first-year med student. Applying for PGY3 jobs was a challenging, anxiety-riddled time, but also a unique opportunity for reflection, and personal development. This series of blog articles will describe my personal journey through the New South Wales… Continue reading Junior Medical Officer Recruitment: Your guide to getting the job