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Mapping medical careers: Questionnaire assessment of career preferences in medical school applicants and final-year students

9 Feb 2009

Rating: 4.33

There are close parallels between Holland's general typology of careers, and the structure we have found in medical careers.

A Path to Discovery: The Career of Maclyn McCarty

9 Feb 2009

Rating: not rated

An inspirational biography of Maclyn McCarty, who is best known for his part in the monumental discovery that DNA, rather than protein, constituted the chemical nature of a gene.

Swiss residents' speciality choices – impact of gender, personality traits, career motivation and life goals

9 Feb 2009

Rating: 5.00

This study aimed to investigate the influence of gender, personality traits, career motivation and life goal aspirations on the choice of medical speciality.

How to Take Command of Your Career

9 Feb 2009

Rating: 5.00

To take command of your career means to keep control of it and not simply rely on other people to deliver on your behalf. Here's how you can do it.

How to Discover What You Really Want from a New Career

9 Feb 2009

Rating: 4.50

Here are some tips to help you in the career discovery process. You can do them in any order that you'd like,

Top 5 Professional and Financially Rewarding Careers to Pursue

9 Feb 2009

Rating: 2.92

Since time immemorial, academic education has proven to be almost single-handedly upholding the standards of excellence and quality instruction in the world.

Valuable Tips to help you Plan your Career

9 Feb 2009

Rating: 3.50

Planning your career Is in fact planning your future, there is nothing more important than planning your career other than choosing the right partner to spend the rest of your life with.

All one needs to know about Medical interviews

9 Feb 2009

Rating: 4.67

Valuable Tips for Medical Interview

Displaced Pharma Rep? You've Been Handed an Opportunity

9 Feb 2009

Rating: not rated

If you’re a pharmaceutical sales representative, the industry news over the past few weeks probably has you concerned about your job security, if you haven’t already been a victim of the latest round of layoffs.

The Best Interview Tips – Be Equipped to Succeed

9 Feb 2009

Rating: 3.33

One of the most basic items is to research the firm where you are going to interview, before you go there.

Job applicants beware: It’s getting tougher to trick pre-employment drug tests

15 Sep 2008

Rating: not rated

Laboratories that perform pre-employment drug screening are fighting back — against hundreds of products now on the market that promise to mask evidence of illicit drug use

Empowerment of women through distance education in Pakistan

29 Dec 2007

Rating: 3.62

Distance learning is any type of education that occurs while location, time, or both separate the participants.

Widening access to tertiary education for women in Ghana

29 Dec 2007

Rating: 4.70

Distance education (DE) has emerged as a tool for widening access to higher education for women.

Dermatology training and career options in the U.K. for Indian graduates

29 Dec 2007

Rating: 3.67

There has been a recent surge of overseas trainees arriving in the U.K. and applying for clinical attachments.

Mapping medical careers

29 Dec 2007

Rating: 5.00

The medical specialities chosen by doctors for their careers play an important part in the workforce planning of health-care services.

MD/MBA Students: An Analysis of Medical Student Career Choice

28 Dec 2007

Rating: 3.75

These findings can provide guidance for program development and recruitment for dual degree medical education programs

A Study of Prospective Ophthalmology Residents’ Career Perceptions

28 Dec 2007

Rating: 1.00

The purpose of this study was to identify differences in ophthalmology resident candidates and practicing ophthalmologists’ career perceptions.

Responses to Questions About the Specialty of Family Practice as a Career

28 Dec 2007

Rating: not rated

This article provides answers to many of the questions medical students ask about the specialty of family practice.

Career Planning Starts with Self-Assessment

27 Dec 2007

Rating: 3.75

One of the biggest mistakes that individuals make with their careers is to go aimlessly through school or work in an entry-level position with no clear direction

Can You Attract a New Job?

27 Dec 2007

Rating: 4.00

Ever had a new job just sort of fall into your lap?