In Part 1, you learned why these “negotiation commandments” below are wrong – and how to make them right: You should never disclose your salary or your requirements first When your offer is too low, negotiate up Splitting the Read More Everything You Know About Salary Negotiation Is Wrong–Part 2
People often ask me why I would devote so much of my life to supporting physician careers. I often hear, “Why don’t you spend your free time going to the beach? You look pale. Get some sun already!” Through the Read More You Didn’t Get the Physician Job You Wanted? Here’s How to Deal with Rejection
I joined my first business venture as a high school student in Los Angeles. I got a phone call one day from one of my buddies who said he needed a substitute violinist to join his string quartet. “Where are Read More Why Would a Doctor Abandon a Steady Paycheck to Become an Entrepreneur?
Working as a physician can be a rewarding experience — treating patients is emotionally satisfying, and it is of course a rapidly advancing profession. However, the work involved to become a doctor is substantial–and as physicians–we typically work extremely long Read More The 10 Highest-Paying Physician Jobs in America
American physicians are practicing in a time of rapid changes in the healthcare environment since the introduction of the Affordable Care Act. Private practice physicians have dwindled down to approximately 32% of the physician workforce and now doctors are being Read More The Top 9 Sites for Doctor Salary Information: Are You Making Enough?
You’re a polished MD interviewing for a doctor job. Hopefully, you know not to use profanity to describe your current boss or to eat Cheetos while waiting for the interviewer. What could possibly go wrong? A lot! Avoiding these Read More 10 Things You Should Never Say When Applying for Doctor Jobs
You’ve had it. Your boss’ idea of “constructive criticism” is to berate you and your co-workers in public. Everyone in the office has a bad attitude. Staff turnover is off the charts. These are all legitimate reasons to search for Read More How to Avoid “Burning Bridges” When You Hate Your Medical Job
Physicians are very fortunate because they don’t necessarily need to rely on networking to make it to medical school, land a great residency, and then get a job. While networking is helpful, the basic ingredients for becoming a doctor is Read More Networking for Doctors: The 12 Best Ways to Boost Your Success
Yes! HMO (Health Maintenance Organization) medical care may in fact be the WORST thing that has ever happened to the healthcare industry. Why? Because, HMO’s will do whatever it takes to cut costs and that—in numerous circumstances–means cutting care. After Read More Should You Avoid Physician Jobs with HMO Contracts? One Doctor’s Perspective
Socialize and be Likable! Do you have physician friends who are not that smart and are not that talented but are HUGELY successful in life? How did they get into medical school in the first place? Do you know Read More The 5 Ways to Find Top Doctor Jobs after Residency