When you’re an employer trying to fill a physiatry job, it’s hard to tell in one or two interviews if the physiatrist you’re interviewing has good people skills. These people skills are among the most important:
Interview questions such as “How adaptable are you?” won’t work. You need to ask questions that show how the physical medicine and rehabilitation job candidate will act in certain situations. These are called behavioral questions. Some examples of these questions are:
- Tell me about a time you worked effectively under pressure?
- Describe a time when you anticipated potential problems and developed preventive measures?
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