You may be fine with a generic resume for an entire job search, but only if your job search is within a narrow field. If you’re applying for a job opening or to a particular company, you’ll want to a version of your resume that is explicitly geared toward demonstrating that you’re a great candidate for that specific role. But this doesn’t mean you need to do a total resume overhaul every time you send it to someone.
Developing a Perpetual CV will drastically improve your efficiency in applying for medical licenses, filling out job applications, and answering various questions that arise pertaining to your professional history.
Contrary to what you may have been led to believe, a curriculum vitae (or CV for short) and resume are not the same thing. And they are not interchangeable.
This is our three-part series on how to develop a resume, a curriculum vitae (CV), and a Perpetual Vitae™. These articles are geared toward physicians and other healthcare professionals who are pursuing non-clinical jobs or medical jobs that are not your typical “doctor” job in a clinical environment.
Physicians often struggle to find fulfillment in their careers. The underlying meaning and significance of a career in medicine may be clear, but how to make it satisfying on a personal level is a different challenge.
I’m in my second to last year of residency, and really want to travel. Do you have any advice for how to go about this white not going more into debt that I already am, and also not make it super hard to find a job when I come back to the US?
I’m hoping to get a job in consulting, and don’t really want a clinical career. Are there adequately paying jobs for physicians without residency?