Dec 19, 2016
Advance your career and expertly
navigate the job hunt with guidance from Dr. Alia Chisty of Temple University Hospital. Highlights
include Dr. Chisty offering up her personal email address for
mentorship and Dr. Watto announcing our first contest. This episode
is full of wisdom to enhance your career whether you're gainfully
employed or looking for your first job.
with your mentors at the start of the process. They
clarify your goals
- Activate your network
for jobs 9 months in advance.
ideal job: incorporates your interests, skills, and
- Leverage your network (friends, mentors,
program director) to identify available opportunities
your cover letter (typically an email) and CV to the division chair
or section chief
your elevator pitch.
- Explain how you will add value.
yourself credit! Highlight experiences in your CV (e.g. conference
attendance, lectures given, etc.)
someone review and proofread your CV.
- If an
employer makes a promise, then have it included in your contract.
Don’t just take their word!
a lawyer review your contract.
will learn to craft a systematized approach to finding their
By the end of this podcast
- Recognize timeline for applications and finding
or switching jobs.
- Design an effective CV and cover
- Recognize the importance and utility of mentors
in the application process
Dr. Chisty reports no relevant
03:40 Rapid fire
07:10 When to start looking for
09:22 How to narrow your
11:33 Too many choices may be
13:05 Asking yourself the right
14:40 Quick recap of what we’ve
15:20 Who to contact, and what
22:25 How to prepare for your
26:05 Ramit Sethi on finding
your dream job and negotiating your salary
27:36 Where to look for jobs
(including social media)
31:10 Discussion of social
33:18 What to include in your
35:25 Our first contest (send us
36:30 So you’ve been offered a
38:38 Take home
Links from the show:
- Zerzan, J.T. et al. 2009. Making
the most of mentors: a guide for mentees.
Sethi on finding your dream job
Sethi on negotiating your salary
Pride and Prejudice
by Jane Austen
Harry Potter and the Goblet of
Fire by JK
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