All Careers Advice


  • Doctors should start putting together a rolling CV that collates essential information, such as dates of placements and skills learned
  • When preparing for your interview it is important to do your homework
  • Bank holidays sometimes require us to move our job advert deadlines around print and distribution deadlines for the BMJ. 

  • Get advice on moving to the UK

  • Get your CV checked by BMJ Careers' expert

  • Teaching is an intrinsic part of working as a clinician, and some may take to it immediately. Others find it hard to meet the demands of the role.

  • BMJ Careers and St Helens working together

  • Acre Surgery is a GP practice based in Northwood, Middlesex - London. They were looking to recruit 2-3 Salaried GPs covering a various number of sessions. They were aware of the challenging recruitment environment and wanted to get it right!
  • Print is still an important part of any medical recruitment campaign. The most effective campaigns feature a combination of print, online and in-person channels. Find out about some of the fantastic and effective recent print and online medical job advertising.

  • You’ve got a vacancy and now you need to write the job advert. But where to start? Recruitment can be time consuming and attracting quality candidates is key. It needn’t be difficult. Our short guide covers the main points you need to think about when writing your print ad.
  • There’s never been a more challenging time to be a doctor. With the BMA, you don’t have to face them alone.
  • Situational judgment tests have been used as far back as the 1940s. They have become increasingly popular as tools for recruitment because they can assess job related skills not tapped by other measures
  • Read about the steps that you can take to improve your communication with patients, family, and colleagues
  • Writing a good CV is tricky: the message must be right but so must its appearance.
  • In an increasingly competitive job market, a fellowship can be a deal maker