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Resources for Furloughed, Underemployed, and Unemployed PAs

See how AAPA is providing support and advocating for PAs who are furloughed, underemployed, or unemployed during this pandemic.

Recruiters

Thinking about using a recruiter to find your next PA job? Use our checklist to vet your choice and see a list of common warning signs.

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Checklist: Recruiter Questions & Warning Signs

Using a recruiter to find a PA position? Here’s a helpful checklist to vet your choice of recruiter, plus a list of common warning signs that indicate the recruiter might not have your best interests in mind.

Interviewing

The interview is your first chance to show why you are the best candidate for the position. It’s also a chance for you to understand more about the practice or organization and its culture, approach to patient care, and knowledge of team practice.

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Guide: Questions for Your Potential Employer

Don’t forget the interview process is two-way. We’ve put together some questions you should ask to learn whether this is an environment in which you will thrive as a PA.

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Guide: Prepare for In-Depth Interview Questions

In your job interview, be prepared for in-depth questions. Our guide can help you anticipate what questions to expect.

Resumes and CVs

A resume or curriculum vitae (CV) is your opportunity to impress potential employers. Here are some tips and templates for your resume or CV.

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Guide: Resumes and CVs

Use our guides to determine whether you need a resume, a CV, or both. Whichever you choose, these essential career documents should be straightforward and specific, convey your achievements to potential employers, and show how you fit the role and experience they are seeking in a PA.