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Interview Jeopardy: asking great questions

At the end of a hiring interview for an associate position, the interviewing doctor usually says, “Do you have any questions?” Being prepared with thoughtful questions can help you stand out from other applicants and…


Evaluating an associate contract

When you are considering accepting an employment contract, you should evaluate all the provisions. • Employment. First, be aware that the term “associate” is not a legal term. It means nothing more than, “a person…


Finding a job in chiropractic

If you are graduating and not sure if you’re ready to start or buy your own practice, you’re probably thinking you will need to find a job in chiropractic. Search carefully, because you will probably…


Prepare a resume or CV with a cover letter

If you haven’t already put together a resume or a curriculum vitae (CV), there is no time like the present. You’ll find many uses for the resume as you go through chiropractic school: Applying for…


Private practice vs. employment

The first issue most young DCs struggle with is whether to start their own practice, to purchase a practice, or to work for someone else. Let’s sort out the factors involved in this decision and…