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Career Resources

You Take Care of Others. Let Us Take Care of You. Resources for Your Life and Career.

Working in the health care field isn’t just a job, it’s a calling. Each day, you make a difference in the lives of others. We thought it was time for someone to look out for you. So the team at StarMed put together these tools, tips and advice to help you take better care of yourself, your career and your calling — just another way we try to enrich the lives of our health care professionals.

The Benefits of a M.D./M.P.H. Degree

The Benefits of a M.D./M.P.H. Degree
January 25, 2016

For many aspiring physicians, the pursuit of the M.D. is exhausting to even think about, much less entertaining the idea of a joint degree.

Phone Interview: Tips For Success!

Phone Interview: Tips For Success!
August 18, 2015

Phone interviews are easier, right? That’s what most people think.

Interview Questions: What To Ask and What Not To Ask.

Interview Questions: What To Ask and What Not To Ask.
August 11, 2015

As a candidate, what are the best questions to ask in an interview?

Actions Speak Louder Than Words: Body Language and The Interview

Actions Speak Louder Than Words: Body Language and The Interview
July 27, 2015

Recent studies have shown that employers will form an opinion of you within the first 10 minutes of the interview.

 

When It's Time To Look For A New Job

When It's Time To Look For A New Job
September 16, 2014

Many already-employed doctors are too quick to start job hunting.

Tax Exempt Hospitals Sweeten The Doctor's Pot

Tax Exempt Hospitals Sweeten The Doctor's Pot
September 16, 2014

The IRS has relaxed its rules on the perks you can be offered – but the limit stops short of the sky.

Would Solo Practice Be Right For You?

Would Solo Practice Be Right For You?
September 16, 2014

There are still opportunities for soloists. But not every doctor has the temperament to go it alone.

Overcoming Relocation Shock For Your Family

Overcoming Relocation Shock For Your Family
September 16, 2014

When you accept an out-of-town job offer, the employer typically pays moving expenses and refers you to a real estate agent.

 

Physician CEO Candidates – Moving to the Top of the Short List

Physician CEO Candidates – Moving to the Top of the Short List
September 16, 2014

Physician executives who aspire to top management face significant competitive challenges from non-physician colleagues when pursuing health care CEO positions.

Don't Buy These Myths About A Medical Management Job

Don't Buy These Myths About A Medical Management Job
September 16, 2014

Our firm has a mounting stack of CVs from primary-care doctors who think they want to become physician executives. 

You And Midlevel Providers – A Good Fit?

You And Midlevel Providers – A Good Fit?
September 16, 2014

There are still opportunities for soloists. But not every doctor has the temperament to go it alone.

Making A Career Move: Look Beyond Money

Making A Career Move: Look Beyond Money
September 16, 2014

Oscar Wilde once quipped: “In this world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.”

 

Would Locum Tenens Practice Suit You?

Would Locum Tenens Practice Suit You?
September 16, 2014

Don’t be too sure it wouldn’t. Myths abound about what types of people become temporary physicians and why they do what they do.

Leaving Your Job? Don't Trash It On The Way Out.

Leaving Your Job? Don't Trash It On The Way Out.
September 16, 2014

You may be tempted to tell a soon-to-be former employer, “Drop dead, meathead!” That’s a big mistake.

Key Questions To Ask About Compensation

Key Questions To Ask About Compensation
September 16, 2014

Some how-to books on job interviewing advise you never to bring up money. Baloney.

Prefer Inpatient Care? A New Specialty Beckons

Prefer Inpatient Care? A New Specialty Beckons
September 16, 2014

Some primary-care physicians enjoy treating hospital patients-and some don’t.

 

How To Lose A Job Before You're Even Interviewed.

How To Lose A Job Before You're Even Interviewed.
September 16, 2014

The smartest doctors make the dumbest job-hunting mistakes. It costs them jobs they’d be well-qualified for.

How To Ace A Job Interview.

How To Ace A Job Interview.
September 16, 2014

Woody Allen once quipped, “Eighty percent of success is showing up.” Many physicians think this applies to job interviewing as well. Not so.

How Doctors Botch Their Employment Interviews

How Doctors Botch Their Employment Interviews
September 16, 2014

Even the most sterling of credentials can’t make up for these mistakes. Many doctors seem to think that just showing up for an interview is enough to land them a job.

Hone Your Most Important Job Hunting Skill

Hone Your Most Important Job Hunting Skill
September 16, 2014

Why do some physicians land prestigious, high-paying jobs in America’s most sought-after locations, while other doctors, with comparable experience and credentials, get only ho-hum offers in remote areas after months or years of frustration and rejection?

 

Don't Let That High Starting Salary Fool You

Don't Let That High Starting Salary Fool You
September 16, 2014

As a primary-care resident, you’ve worked hard for chicken feed. Now you’re expecting groups, hospitals, and HMOs to make you six-figure offers-for handling a much smaller workload.

Find Your Healthcare Dream Job On The Web

Find Your Healthcare Dream Job On The Web
September 16, 2014

Healthcare employment opportunities for physiciansare proliferating online. Here’s how to get started.

FAQ: Is Going Solo A Smart Move Today

FAQ: Is Going Solo A Smart Move Today
September 16, 2014

Q. I’m an internist in a small primary-care group that was acquired by a hospital in 1997.

FAQ: Is A Prospective Employer Offering Fair Compensation?

FAQ: Is A Prospective Employer Offering Fair Compensation?
September 16, 2014

Q. I’m an FP in Chicago who’s contemplating a part-time job with a multispecialty group.

 

Choose Employment References Who'll Help You

Choose Employment References Who'll Help You
September 16, 2014

Be careful whom you ask to sing your praises. That “ideal” person might do more harm than good.

Find Your Healthcare Dream Job On The Web

Find Your Healthcare Dream Job On The Web
September 16, 2014

Healthcare employment opportunities for physiciansare proliferating online. Here’s how to get started.

FAQ: Is Going Solo A Smart Move Today

FAQ: Is Going Solo A Smart Move Today
September 16, 2014

Q. I’m an internist in a small primary-care group that was acquired by a hospital in 1997.

FAQ: Is A Prospective Employer Offering Fair Compensation?

FAQ: Is A Prospective Employer Offering Fair Compensation?
September 16, 2014

Q. I’m an FP in Chicago who’s contemplating a part-time job with a multispecialty group.