NonClinical Careers for Physicians™ Podcast

Five Reasons You Don't Want a Job

March 10, 2020 Robert F. Priddy Season 1 Episode 15
NonClinical Careers for Physicians™ Podcast
Five Reasons You Don't Want a Job
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NonClinical Careers for Physicians™ Podcast
Five Reasons You Don't Want a Job
Mar 10, 2020 Season 1 Episode 15
Robert F. Priddy

You likely see getting a job as your primary objective... scanning job boards and looking for jobs you could fill. However, filling any posted job always means fitting into what someone else defined as necessary, necessary in both form and function. It's a little like having someone hand you a manual and telling you this is the way we want you to exam a patient. 

Creating your job is just the opposite. Creating your job means you're hired for your communicated and demonstrated expertise to solve a problem, to achieve a result, a goal. And jobs that are created are built, literally built, around the experts hired into them. 

Isn't that more your goal in leaving clinical practice, to be hired to achieve results and goals based on how you have defined yourself as a problem-solver?

Show Notes

You likely see getting a job as your primary objective... scanning job boards and looking for jobs you could fill. However, filling any posted job always means fitting into what someone else defined as necessary, necessary in both form and function. It's a little like having someone hand you a manual and telling you this is the way we want you to exam a patient. 

Creating your job is just the opposite. Creating your job means you're hired for your communicated and demonstrated expertise to solve a problem, to achieve a result, a goal. And jobs that are created are built, literally built, around the experts hired into them. 

Isn't that more your goal in leaving clinical practice, to be hired to achieve results and goals based on how you have defined yourself as a problem-solver?