You’ve made it. You have new shoes. You cut your hair and filed your nails. What else do you need to do to get through your first few months as a new Consultant? Well, nobody can tell you precisely how to survive your first few months as a consultant. However, Ian, Vin and Helen do have […]
Category: Becoming a Consultant
Getting through the interview. FAQ about Q.
So there’s maybe a few things that you’ve always wanted to ask about Consultant interview questions but never quite found someone to speak to … or perhaps found someone who you could ask but feel too daft to do so … well. Once again we’ve got Ian, Vin & Helen to rescue you. […]
Getting through the interview. On the day.
After your pre-interview visit you’ve reconfirmed your desire for this job, and the day of the interview approaches. The interview process is fairly standardised around the UK, since the NHS has very strict standards about how to appoint consultants. (1, 2, 3) This will obviously differ across the world, but the basic principles should be […]
Getting through the interview. Before.
Congrats! You got shortlisted for the interview! Now all you have to do is get through the process so that if, on the day, you are the best person, you are able to appear at your best, and you stand a good chance of getting appointed. This begins with the pre-interview visits … you need […]
Filling in the application – understanding the person specification
We realise that you’ve had to wait five years until this post made sense, but thanks to the amazing system of curation we have in the ADC blog posts and the way it burned into your memory we’re delighted you’re back. It’s time to fill in the application form. The submission of a good application […]
What you should have done 5 years ago
You read the trailer, you discussed it with your pals over coffee, animated a snapchat story about it .. and now’s episode 1, AKA: “Regrets” Frankly, and we need to be honest with you, if you’re a month or two from applying for a senior post, and if this is the first time you’ve thought […]
Trailer: Getting your Consultant Job
You may be aware that for ages superheros lived in comics, or graphic novels, with faint nostalgic hints at TV shows from long ago. They emerged into film, then series of films, and then spilled into flooding the TV market with 13-episode long story arcs and much brooding. Following this media sensation, and after the […]