Looking for a new medical job? Write a good resume today

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Today's world of medical jobs is highly competitive. Have you got an updated CV? High time you did and you should distil that information into a Resume with which you can use to apply for a job. In our Dobbs Job Portal, we have a section for you to Submit Your Resume. You use the resume whenever you apply for any Job Listed in our portal. Your resumes are also available to potential employers and who may contact you directly if they think you are the right person for the job. As all our members are bonafide doctors, Employers can search with confidence for the candidate of their choice.

Our Submit Resume page has sections to guide you on what you should include. There is however an art to writing a good resume so here are some tips on the things which you should include in your resume (adapted from Wikihow)

1) Write a brief objective or career statement. This should be a one sentence summary of your current position and your professional goals.

2) List any specialist certifications, including the dates of examinations that were taken and passed.

3) List your educational history and your professional experience.
Start with education if you are a resident or an intern. Include places where you have interned and any areas of specialty.
Start with medical experience if you have been a doctor for many years.
Share your educational credentials by starting with the most recent institution you attended, and list the schools, degrees and years of attendance.
Include any relevant activities you participated in while a student.
List your experience by starting with your current or most recent position.
List your title, department, place of employment and the dates that you worked there. Provide a summary of responsibilities and achievements in each role.

4) Include a section on special professional successes. You can list any research you have conducted, publications you have written for, teaching you have done and awards you have received.
Separate your achievements into different headings if you have a number of them. For example, do a separate section for publications, presentations, management, teaching and awards.

5) List the names and contact information of 3 or 4 professional references. Be sure to let your references know you are doing this, and provide them with a copy of your CV in case they are contacted.

6) Include memberships to any professional organizations or associations