On Site Program

Department of Emergency Medicine
Resident Career Workshop
Program Outline

SECTION ONE: PREPARING TO INTERVIEW
Introduction: Current Market Overview
Part One: Goal Setting

A. Setting the Priorities
1. Practice Profile
2. Finance
3. Location & Lifestyle
B. Considering the Family
C. Researching Locations

Part Two: Job Sourcing

A. Classified Advertising
B. Word of Mouth
C. Working With a Recruiter
Part Three: Job Sourcing on The Web

A. Best Sites
B. The Other Sites
C. Tips for the Best Results
D. Sourcing Pitfalls

Part Four: The CV & Cover Letter
A. CV Format
B. CV Content
C. Cover Letter
1. The Five Sections
2. Format

SECTION TWO: INTERVIEWING SKILLS
Part One: Selecting & Scheduling Interviews

A. Choosing the Best Opportunities for Interviewing
B. Telephone Interviews
C. Site Interviews

Part Two: Conducting a Successful Interview
A. Looking & Sounding Your Best
B. Questions & Answers
C. References

Part Three: Closing & Evaluating the Interview

A. Dealing With Offers
B. Handling the Details
C. Ethics of Job Searching

SECTION THREE: THE Current EM JOB MARKET in detail