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  • Leveraging Your Specialty in the Job Search

    • Jan 21, 2020

    This comes back to the question of what you’re willing to give up to reach your goals. Multiple scenarios could be developed to describe any number of strategies that parlay your specialty training into a productive part of your next job. For the sake of simplicity, let’s look at three. Then, you can adjust the strategies if your own situation falls somewhere between these options.

  • Making a Career Transition

    • Jan 21, 2020

    Career transitions for medical professionals can be tricky. You’ve invested tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars in your career already, not to mention years of study and apprenticeship.And yet, if you’re not happy, what’s the point in pretending you are? Unhappy workers don’t tend to invest further in their work, which means they risk getting stuck at just the place that makes them the most unhappy.

  • Career Center Upgrades and Your Job Search Are a Winning Combination

    • Jul 14, 2018

    For Career Services Senior Manager Amy Schoch, the uptick in candidate responses to Career Center job postings is very gratifying since it confirms the Career Center remains a relevant member program. Having the AAN membership embrace the changes by making even more use of the Career Center lets her know the Academy is making good choices in serving members’ career needs.

  • The Job Seeker Perspective: Nirali D. Soni, MD

    • Apr 10, 2018

    When Nirali D. Soni, MD, completed her residency at the University of Arizona last June, she knew she needed to keep a tight schedule to meet her goals: At the same time, of course, she would be mastering her duties as an epilepsy fellow at the University of Arizona. Does that sound stressful? Soni admits to feeling some strain but says that, for the most part, it wasn’t over the top.

  • Anatomy of a Career Transition: Steven L. Lewis, MD, FAAN

    • Apr 4, 2018

    “If you had told me three or four years ago that I would land in Allentown, I would have been quite surprised,” he says. “It wasn’t on my radar. But I’m very happy here.”

  • Ben Tolchin: One Job Seeker's Perspective on the Job Hunt

    • Jan 5, 2017

    Job search can be full of surprises, as well as ups and downs. For Ben Tolchin, a clinical epilepsy fellow in his last year of training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, the search for employment has taken some interesting turns. 

  • Interview strategies for the mid-career professional

    • Apr 16, 2016

    For neurology professionals at mid-career (or later), job interviews can be a mixed bag. On the one hand, they’re an opportunity, as always, to present your strengths and learn where you’d fit in an organization, whether that’s a hospital, practice group, or somewhere in private industry.