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Career Experts Offer PAs Advice on Contract Negotiation

Three career experts offer their advice on AAPA member-submitted contract negotiation questions.

Working Internationally: 5 Things PAs Need to Know

Practicing abroad is a great way to enhance your experience as a PA – both professionally and personally. But international practice requires more preparation than practicing in the U.S.

Boundaries and Professional Wellbeing

PAs need to create professional boundaries as part of a healthy career.

Pros and Cons of Signing a PA Employment Contract

Is it always in a PA’s interest to have an employment contract? Are there some situations in which it is better to go without one?

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Missing Out Because You Aren’t LinkedIn

Don’t overlook the importance of a professional profile on LinkedIn while you are a PA student.

How to Mitigate Negative Job References

Even the most successful PA career hits the occasional snag that can make transitioning to a new position challenging. Aside from potential contract disputes, a frequent trouble spot is obtaining a positive reference from a former employer with whom there was a conflict. Find out how you can deal with negative job references.

Before You Start Working

Use our checklist to be prepared to start practicing strong on day one.

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Checklist: Starting Your New Job

Congratulations! You’ve accepted the job and negotiated a solid contract. Make sure you’re ready to start practicing with our checklist.