Negotiator-in-chief: You (How to Negotiate a Winning Contract on YOUR Terms)

Today’s blog will complete the radiology job contract trilogy, wrapping up a discussion of the key elements, previously outlined.    In this post, I’ll give you a run-down of several other major contract components and important related considerations you’ll want to have on your radar. In addition, I’ll provide some insider information on how, and to what extent you might succeed in getting…


KA-CHING! That’s the Sound of Successful Compensation and Partnership Negotiation

Do you enjoy long lists of big numbers with dollar signs in front of them? How about digging into survey data? Do you like money?  If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then you’re in the right place!  As I continue discussing radiology job contracts, I’ll delve into two of the most crucial components of contract evaluation —compensation and partnership terms.  In this post,…


Contracts 101: What to Consider Before You Seal the Deal

When the job offers start rolling in (yay!), it’s a time to celebrate and savor all that your hard work has accomplished so far. If you also happen to experience a mixed-emotion cocktail with feelings of both elation and anxiety, don’t worry, that’s perfectly normal—commitment is scary.  You are about to enter the next phase of your journey: the process of negotiating a contract. In this…


Now Hiring: How to Catch (and Keep) the Right Candidates

This one’s for the interviewer. When your responsibilities include interviewing and hiring new radiologists, you want to ensure you attract and hire the best candidates for the job. With proper preparation, the right perspective (and priorities), and some interview savvy—you’ll be sure to lay the perfect honey trap. The following are some essential aspects to consider when you are seeking to…


Acing the Interview: How to Make a Great Impression & Not Mess Up

In this post, I’ll continue to discuss interview prep—how to navigate tricky interview questions and answers, banish interview jitters and project confidence, to make your best impression. Plus, a friendly refresher on interview behavior basics (or how not to kill your chances of landing the job)—because it’s the little things that can make or break it.  By the end of this post, you’ll most…


Interview Prep Strategies to Help YOU Shine

This post provides some helpful tips on how you can prepare to ace the interview.     “Today you are YOU,  that is TRUER than true. There is NO ONE alive Who is YOUER than YOU!”     A lot of people look the same on paper.  The interview provides an opportunity to show why YOU are the best person for the job.   Everything that is said or implied during…


Don’t Hit Submit! What to Know Before You Apply (Set Yourself up for Success)

So, you’ve decided what type of radiology practice best suits you. You’ve scoured radiology job posting sites, tirelessly worked your networking game, and have found relevant job openings. Hooray! Now, you’re ready to enter the next stage of the job search journey—preparing to apply and interview for a position.  In this post, I’ll take a look at how to craft a curriculum vitae and cover some…


Field Notes from the Rad Race (Conclusions on Choosing the Right Practice Type)

I’ve come to the conclusion of this series on choosing the right practice type. This blog post covers a few last noteworthy trends in the radiology employment market, and sums up some key points to keep in mind as you assess the different practice types and make decisions about your radiology career path.  Finally, I’ll round it up with 100ccs of common sense and a pinch of your elders’ wisdom.……


Talking Teleradiology: Trends, Tallies, and True Tales

BLOG POST ABSTRACT Teleradiology: the career choice for radiologists who want a life outside of work.  That’s (mostly) a joke and yes, the subject of this post is teleradiology.  If you’re a regular here, by now, you probably know I must begin this topic with a thorough splash of scholarly context.  Teleradiology as a practice subtype emerged in relatively recent years and continues to evolve…


Riding the Corporate Radiology Rollercoaster: The Good, Bad, and In-between

Blurred lines, conflicting loyalties, cut-throat competition, profitable, polarizing, a threat, a lifeline. No, it’s not a plot line from Grey’s Anatomy—it’s the rise of corporate radiology.  Okay, it’s not really that dramatic. Corporate radiology groups are just another avenue of employment with potential pros and cons like every practice type.  This post provides a basic overview of…