Mistakes to avoid when negotiating a physician contract

Mistakes to avoid when negotiating a physician contract

Getting new job offers, paid side gigs, and opportunities to do consulting work are all quite exciting. However, before you agree to any informal verbal or written agreements, it is important to do a thorough review of the document. Here, we have 5 common contract mistakes you can easily avoid.

How to review a physician independent contractor agreement

How to review a physician independent contractor agreement

Side jobs and non-employed part-time positions often require a physician independent contractor agreement to be signed. This article discusses the purpose of its components, how to effectively review it, and what to check for before signing.

5 steps to making a career change in medicine

5 steps to making a career change in medicine

Career transitions and business endeavors can be an incredibly fruitful thing for many physicians. But many physicians avoid them because they don’t know where to start. Here are five steps to overcome the I-don’t-know-where-to-start mental blockade.

How to answer “What’s your current salary?” as an applicant

How to answer “What’s your current salary?” as an applicant

Employers don’t want to offer you a higher salary than they absolutely need to in order for you to accept a position. So some of them will try to find out what your current salary is. Sharing your salary is unlikely to help you, and highly likely to work against you when it comes to negotiating a job offer. Find out how to respond to this when you’re asked.

What are your salary expectations? Tips for physician job seekers.

What are your salary expectations? Tips for physician job seekers.

When asked, “What are your salary expectations?” during the application hiring process, many medical professionals feel backed into a corner. You don’t need to be forthcoming with this information. Here’s what to say instead of spitting out a number.

Getting into management consulting as a physician or medical student

Getting into management consulting as a physician or medical student

There are plentiful opportunities in management consulting for physicians. It’s notoriously difficult to be hired as a management consultant at one of the “big 3” consulting firms – McKinsey, BCG, and Bain. There are several programs to consider that are run by these firms, which are designed to give potential applicants a taste of what a career in consulting is like, but also to assist with recruitment and identifying applicants who merit an interview.

Resume template for non-clinical physicians

Resume template for non-clinical physicians

This resume template goes along with our three-part series on CVs and resumes for physicians pursuing non-clinical and alternative jobs. You may want to start out by reading the intro to this set of articles as well as Part 3, which focuses on resumes.