As you are approaching the end of your studies or have already graduated, you have probably been thinking “What next?” Friends and family have likely asked what your plans are for your future and you may be sitting there thinking, “I really haven’t a clue”. If you have come to visit us here then you must have decided that you want to begin your career, so here are a few options open to you.
Choosing a career in the Health care system makes you part of a rapidly expanding and thriving industry. Although, physicians and healthcare workers have many challenges to overcome, like the uncertainties and complexities of value-based care and the increasing cases of physician’s burnout, occupations in healthcare are still extremely personally and financially rewarding. New technologies and daily challenges of electronic health records, may be speeding up retirement for many doctors, creating many employment positions for those coming through the ranks.
Many different activities have changed in our life due to Covid-19. It has not only changed our life, but this virus has also disturbed our working environments in many ways.
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Imagine you’ve had a lay off - this is not a deal breaker when applying for a new job. This is more the reason to write a cover letter where you can put this in to context, how you used the time, the skills you developed, and so on.
Making sure you have ticked all of the boxes when applying for a role, and sprucing up a CV with a relevant cover letter before application.
Careers have their ups and downs. Often this can be driven by changes in the macro market, but this is generally personal. Many of us rely on our identity from work. Work provides us with a sense of social interaction and productivity that we desperately need - and remote work may not give us that full requirement.
Wherever we choose to work nowadays is increasingly being influenced by what kind of lifestyle we can expect to come with our job. Granted, not everyone is afforded the luxury of having much choice in what they do for a living, whether by professional experience or living circumstances.
Whether you are looking for your first job or looking to change the one you are in, you always want to maximise your options, and applying for as many jobs as possible is the way a lot of people tend to go about that. Logically, the more jobs you apply to the greater your chances are of getting hired but, is this a flawed approach?
It is important for any person to have a full comprehension of what our individual strengths and weaknesses are, as a person. Now of course, it’s easy to identify somethings with hindsight, or with helpful and constructive feedback from others, but what is far more difficult is trying to identify your strengths and weaknesses yourself.
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