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Episode from the podcastThe Career Rx Podcast for Doctors

#82 - Do I Need Additional Training to Get a Nonclinical Job?

Released Tuesday, 16th November 2021
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Do you need to go back to school or seek out a new certification to land a non clinical physician job? Is an MBA required to become a physician leader or work in healthcare industry careers? So many doctors who want nonclinical careers are asking these questions. 
If you’re wondering if you need additional training to get a nonclinical job, this episode is for you.
In this episode of The Career Rx we’ll discuss:
  • 4 Questions to figure out whether you DO need another degree or more training
  • Where and how to research the real requirements for the career path you want
  • When you should apply for the job you want and how to approach an interview

Today we're talking about a question that comes up often about potential new skills or training you might need to make the switch to a nonclinical job. Listen to this episode and answer the four questions that let you know if heading back to school is the right path for you.
By the end of this episode, you’ll know what questions to ask yourself so you can know what additional training is right for you. Write down your answers as you go!
In this Episode: 
[0:50] Don’t make this mistake!
[3:00] How to find out what you really need to be a competitive candidate
[4:30] A key output of educational programs isn’t actually the education
[5:16] Critical things you’ll need to demonstrate first
[6:20] Make a great case for companies to take a chance on you
[7:40] Even if you need to learn new skills, you may not need a full degree
[9:20] Will this help your resume or interview chances in a real way?
[11:30] Find other ways to communicate your value in Industry Insider
Links and Resources: 
Industry Insider - learn exactly how to land a rewarding nonclinical career without a new degree, connections on the inside, prior experience, or a pay cut
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