Interview Skills and CV Development

Summary

Suitable for: SHOs and registrars in all surgical specialties; emergency medicine doctors

This course will aid you in developing your curriculum vitae so that your previous experience and attributes stand out. It also explores the most effective ways to win over the panel at that all-important interview. Managing difficult questions, demonstrating your prime competencies and improving your body language will be explored in the interview setting.

This course is run over two days:

  • Part A: Wednesday, 6 April 2022
  • Part B: Thursday, 7 April 2022

Faculty: Mr Paul Mullan, Career and Outplacement Consultant

Learning outcomes

  • How to improve self-confidence, self-belief and overcome nerves
  • Understanding employer needs (what the customer wants)
  • Understanding yourself, your CV and your unique selling points
  • How to handle difficult interview questions
  • Understanding competency-based interviews and assessments
  • How to improve your body language
  • How to chase feedback and manage counter-offers