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  • What is a 'portfolio career' in dentistry?

    • 22 Nov 2018
    • Jonathan Lewney, BDJ Portfolio Associate Editor

    ​I used to wonder 'Why would anyone want more than one job?'

  • Supporting you throughout your career

    • 7 Nov 2018

    The BDA have just released their ‘Here for you’ report, setting out the ways in which they’ve been busily helping their members and the wider dental profession in the last 12 months.

  • Upload Your CV

    • 23 Oct 2018

    With 2,600+ registered recruiters, BDJ Jobs can do some of the hard work for you by allowing BDA Member recruiters to view your CV. 

  • Tips for making your CV stand out from the crowd

    • 18 Oct 2018

    In certain areas of the country, the job that you are applying for will have lots of other applicants as well as yourself and the employer will be reading a lot of similar CVs. So how do you make yours stand out?

  • Does corporate dentistry offer the best of all worlds?

    • 12 Oct 2018
    • Adrian O’Dowd

    Corporates are a growing part of the dental landscape in the UK and can offer many attractive benefits for dentists young and old, but do they offer the best of all worlds?

  • Mediation is considered a win/win solution

    Mediation

    • 11 Sep 2018
    • Neeta Udhian

    by Neeta Udhain, a practice management consultant in the BDA’s Practice Support team. Neeta advises general dental practitioners on associate contracts and all aspects of employment law

  • Considering a career in...

    • 13 Aug 2018

    Video testimonials to help you decide if community dentistry, NHS dentistry, specialisation or working abroad is right for you. As well as tips to help you get ahead.

  • Career advice videos

    • 13 Aug 2018

    Here you'll find a selection of videos we hope will help you in the early stages of your career.

  • Are you thinking about where to publish your next article?

    • 2 Jul 2018

    In the last few years a revolution has taken place in academic publishing, with the advent of Open Access (OA) research. Open Access means that your research is accessible to all as soon as it is published so the whole world can see the great work you are doing.

  • Overseas recruitment: Home thoughts from abroad

    • 12 Apr 2018
    • David Payne

    Overseas recruitment: Home thoughts from abroad. Top career tips from three UK-trained dentists who moved away.

  • Dental recruitment agencies, from those in the know

    • 1 Mar 2018
    • David Payne, Chief Careers Editor, Springer Nature

    If you’re a practice owner with vacancies to fill or a dentist seeking new opportunities, let a recruitment agency do the heavy lifting for you. We get the lowdown from candidates, clients and agency owners.

  • Eddie Crouch

    4 things you need to know about your pay

    • 19 Feb 2018
    • Eddie Crouch

    ​As any health professional will you tell you, recruitment, retention and access are intimately linked. We want this profession to succeed, and to deliver the very best for its patients. It's why each year we ask our members for their feedback on pay and on morale.

  • Top CV

    SPONSORED: A better CV means a more successful job search.

    • 5 Feb 2018

    Your CV is one of your most important job-search tools. Make sure it tells your best story, so you can look as good as possible - on paper.

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    Transition Into Enhanced CPD

    • 24 Jan 2018
    • James Dawson

    The GDC’s enhanced continuing professional development (ECPD) – which started for dentists on 1 January 2018 – introduced significant changes to the requirements and the reporting regimes. This article navigates this transition, outlining the current and future cycles, alongside the relevant transition requirements...

  • A global calling: Dentists working outside the UK

    • 24 Nov 2017
    • David Payne

    A regular question asked of Lynn  Doleman by dentists looking to move to Australia is: “How rural is rural?” But the question is a sensible one for UK dentists looking to relocate.

  • A corporate calling

    • 10 Nov 2017
    • David Payne

    Corporates offer workplace flexibility, peer support, opportunities to specialise, and a chance to focus on clinical dentistry rather than admin, marketing, and CQC inspections, but the sector has traditionally struggled to be seen as a good career option.

  • Mike Pemberton

    A career in oral medicine

    • 10 Nov 2017
    • David Payne

    Mike Pemberton is a Consultant in Oral Medicine at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust and a member of the Trust’s Management Board.

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    Working abroad

    • 10 Oct 2017
    • James Dawson, Head of Advice Publications, BDA

    Dental skills are global, giving you the option of working in another country at some point during your career. Allowing you to broaden your horizons by gaining professional experience abroad.

  • Interviewing for an associate job

    Interviewing for an associate job

    • 24 Sep 2017

    Interviewing for an associate job

  • Jacqui Elsden

    A dental nurse can achieve success at Master's level

    • 21 Sep 2017
    • Kate Quinlan

    Jacqui Elsden started out as a dental nurse but is now a Dental Education Facilitator and studying for a Master’s degree.