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BMJ 2001; 322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7301.1547/a (Published 23 June 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:1547

Applicants are not always treated well

  1. René van den Berg, executive director ([email protected])
  1. Infertility Database Systems Limited, London N6 5DL
  2. Bendigo Hospital, Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia

    EDITOR—The article by Jones on job advertisements and descriptions reminded me why I am currently not practising as a clinician but running a market leading medical software business.1

    I qualified in 1999 at University College London Medical School. After working as a junior house officer for six months I decided to defer my second house job to devote myself full time to my then start-up business. I intended to return to medicine as soon as feasible, particularly in a part time or job sharing position so that I could divide my commitment between medicine and business.

    I noticed a job advertisement last summer in the BMJ's classified …

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