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The Consultant Interview

Success in Medicine

By Sara Louise Watkin, Andrew Vincent

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Format: Paperback, 304 pages
Other Information: 2 black and white half-tones and 1 line drawing
Published In: United Kingdom, 22 December 2011
Covering the whole preparation process for your consultant interview, this is the only book you will need to succeed. Becoming a consultant is the key moment of your career and getting a position can be a difficult, competitive and stressful process. This book presents a medically focused guide on how to prepare for the interview, how to behave in the interview and finally how to put yourself in the best possible position to be appointed in a consultant job. Starting from acquiring the right experiences, qualities and skills for the job you want, the book covers writing CVs and application forms and the art of selling yourself, as well as the interview and any formal presentation itself. The book is designed to help you prepare for the job over a period of time. Easy to read and full of practical information, the book includes a series of exercises to help you practice and reinforce ideas and concepts.

Table of Contents

1. The strategic approach to getting the right job ; 2. Job applications ; 3. Pre-interview visit ; 4. Understanding you and your interviewers ; 5. Interview preparation ; 6. The interview ; 7. Interview candidates ; 8. Interview questions ; 9. Political and hot topics in the NHS ; 10. Specialty specific interviews ; 11. Presentations in interviews ; 12. Psychometric testing in interviews ; 13. New ways of interviewing ; 14. If you do not get the job ; 15. Getting the job - what next


This book is an easy-to-read but comrehensive guide for anyone embarking on the search for a consultant post in the NHS, The layout of this book makes it easy to digest and it appropriately highlights key points and useful tips in separate 'boxes'; the authors even direct the last minute candidate to the most relevant chapters. I recommend this book for anyone in specialist training as a starting point to planning your career progression. It will be even more useful to the doctor approaching completion of training and actively searching for a job. It also provides valuable insight to the locum consultant who is looking for the ideal substantive post and wants to present him-/herself in the best possible light for future employers. * British Journal of Hospital Medicine *

EAN: 9780199594801
ISBN: 0199594805
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Dimensions: 23.3 x 15.5 x 1.6 centimetres (0.44 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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