Month: March 2018

What do you need to know about the new temporary skills shortage visa?

What do you need to know about the new temporary Skill Shortage Visa (subclass 482)?

As of 18 March 2018 the 457 visa has been replaced by the Temporary Skill Shortage visa – TSS (subclass 482). These changes will affect all overseas doctors considering taking on a position in Australia. Let’s take a look at the most notable shifts and what they mean for you and your potential doctor job!

What's the difference between a rural and a remote area? And how does it affect doctors in Australia?

What’s the difference between rural and remote doctor work?

Rural and remote are two terms that often get lumped together. Yet they are slightly different in meaning and their definitions have impacts on how medical needs are assessed, resources are allocated and funding is given. This article will define the two terms and explore the implications.

How can doctors help themselves avoid burnout?

How can doctors in Australia better avoid burnout?

Burnout is a very real issue for doctors across the globe. In a high-pressure job with a long list of patients, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed and overworked. However, if you have the right tools in your corner, combating burnout can be made a little less daunting.

Drinking coffee isn't the only tool you have to stay alert on your night shift.

4 tips for getting through your next night shift

It’s not easy to get in the groove of working night shifts but it’s not impossible either. With a few key sleep adjustments, a bit of meal prep and a lot of movement, you’ll be able to get through a night shift like a pro. Here are some of Careers Connections top tips for staying alert during those late hours.

What do you need to know before practicing medicine in Australia?

Ready to work as a Doctor in Australia? Here’s what you need to know.

When you consider the white sandy beaches, the friendly locals and the vast opportunities Australia has to offer, it’s hard not to consider moving there. So what do overseas doctors moving to Australia need to know before migrating? Let’s take a look.