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Essential CV Preparation

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25 Sep 2016 - General
 

Preparing a well written and organised CV is very important for healthcare professional, when appplying for jobs.The essential items are the Cover page (with personal details), Professional qualification (ie medical degree -MBBS, MRCP, FRCP, MD, PhD, Msc and etc), Award and distinctions, Publications (list down the publications and prepared to talk and discuss about them) , Presentation (Oral and poster presentations), Clinical experience (from internship to specialist training, any extra experience or skills), Research experience, Clinical teaching experience (important for application for jobs in university teaching hospital), Management experience, Relevant courses, Career plan, hobbies,and  Referees.Most of the medical institutions are looking to employ healthcare professionals who are excel in all the clinical, research, teaching and management area.

Is it necessary to put a photo in a curriculum vitae? To be honest, I never placed a photo in any of the CV's that I submitted over the years. I think the basic purpose of the curriculum vitae is to show the employer what makes you well qualified for the job or training application. If one is applying for a professional position, then educational background, academic awards and related work experiences should be placed in the CV. For those applying for fellowship, most institutions will look...
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Yes, Mark Edmon Tan ,depend on the application process, a professional looking photo in the cover page is very important as well. A more advanced CV preparation will be trying to tailor your CV appropriately to the specific job that you are applying for. For example, if you are applying to an Academic teaching position in the University teaching hospital, you should ensure to emphasise on your teaching experience...
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A good curriculum vitae is key in finding a decent job. You may be very experienced and through with clinical knowledge, but when you are applying for a vacancy it is your CV that the selection board sees first, so it has to be comprehensive and short at the same time to catch there attention. A general description of the applicant with a few work experience at the beginning is always helpful. A good CV highlights the applicants major areas of expertise and convinces the reviewer that this perso...
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Thank you for sharing the essential contents of a curriculum vitae You Yi Hong . We are have been bombarded with tremendous study load during medical school that we forget that we will work in the "real world" once we graduate. Having an organised CV will add extra points to an application. Some tips to add to CV requirements would be the following: 1.) Get a nice photograph for the CV - With the advent...
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