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Medical Residency Admissions: Avoiding Common Essay Pitfalls

Picture, if you will, a medical school admissions committee member beneath a halo of light reading applicant essays in her office at midnight. Caffeine on her breath, crumpled white coat next to her desk chair, she is making steady progress on the never-ending stack of applicant files until she picks up a medical school essay that begins, “I first became interested in medicine when Grandma was diagnosed with cancer…”Pulling out her hair by the fistful, she tosses the file into the trash. That cancer may not have killed your grandma, but it just might have killed your application.

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Centennial Empowers students With Automotive Service Technician Training

In today’s competitive job market, employers are seeking to hire graduates that are highly specialized and well trained. You can’t afford to waste your time with an education that wont help you get the job you want. At Centennial College, all our programs are geared for success.

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Employee Retention Techniques

Employees are a valuable asset to any organization. It is essential to protect this vital resource as talented and motivated employees play a crucial role in overall growth and success of the organization. Focusing on employee retention techniques can positively impact the organization as it increases employee productivity, performance, quality of work, profits, and reduces turnover and absenteeism. Effectively creating an engaging environment, recognizing good performance, giving benefits and rewards, promoting mutual respect are some of the ways for effective employee retention.

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How to get Banking Jobs?

There is a lot of scope for banking jobs in India. Working at a job in banking can be an exciting one, but also highly stressful if you’re not careful. Working in a bank, means you will get to meet many different kinds of people as well as learn a lot from your hands on experience. Perhaps the best part about working in a bank is that it looks pretty impressive on your resume.

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Civil engineering vacancies and tunneling jobs on the rise

The scale of spending on infrastructure growth under way or envisioned both locally and globally is enormous. That’s why infrastructure will be one of the best global investment opportunities for years to come. For emerging markets like China, India and the Middle East, the play is the massive build-out of infrastructure to support future growth ambitions. For North America, Western Europe and the rest of the developed world, there is a pressing need to repair or replace aging roads, bridges and the like. Among developing nations, much of the demand for infrastructure boils down to a pair of key trends: population growth and urbanization. Civil engineers with worthwhile experience in their chosen fields or even fresh civil engineers just out of college looking for a civil engineering vacancy in reputed firms will be at an advantage because infrastructure growth will always lead to a huge increase in the number of available civil engineering vacancies. Many companies will be involved in this work of upgrading infrastructure, including heavy-equipment makers, cement suppliers, steel manufacturers, utilities, and engineering firms. All these companies will come out with many a civil engineering vacancy in the near future because all of them want to be a part of the growth story. Every sub domain – design, construction, materials, drawing, planning, structure, geology, traffic planning etc. will have at least one civil engineering vacancy.

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Work – Life Balance

If your want to enjoy harmony in work-life balance, your choice of career should revolve around your orientation in life, which comprises three factors: skills, interests and values.

If you choose a career that enables you achieve success facilitating optimal utilization of your best skills, doing the kinds of work that relate to your favourite interests and in consonance with your core values, you will derive total job satisfaction in life.

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Importance of Record Keeping to Enhance Productivity

Following a good record keeping practice is beneficial for any business. Properly organized records provide a view of the present financial status of the company. It also provides with information on all transactions made during past years like bills, receipts, statements, invoices, proof of payment etc which is useful in filing the returns and claiming tax deductions. Maintaining records ensures proper documentation of all information pertaining to business that employees or owners can readily access and help in increasing productivity.

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The Medical School Interview: Writing Thank You Notes

Once your AMCAS and secondary essays have been submitted, getting into medical school kicks into high gear with the interview season. Because medical school admissions have become so competitive of late – especially in this weaker economy -the medical school interview has become critical.

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The Medical School Interview: What if You Haven’t Received an Invitation?

Once your ERAS has been submitted, getting into residency kicks into high gear with the interview season. But what if you’ve completed your residency application and yet haven’t been invited to interview?

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What is the Scramble?

The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP ®) Scramble is an oftentimes confusing process that tends to generate a lot of questions. The Scramble is a system used to fill unfilled residency positions. Some medical residency programs will have available residency slots even after the NRMP has completed the Match; these positions become available during the Scramble period so that those applicants who did not get a residency position can vie for them.

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