job advertisementsBMJ 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
- René van den Berg, executive director (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Infertility Database Systems Limited, London N6 5DL
- 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 …