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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.

How Mindfulness Can Prevent Burnout

How to set boundaries and be mindful in order to avoid burnout.

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.

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.

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Video: Educating Employers About PAs

Be ready to educate your current and future employers about working with PAs using these talking points.

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Video: Finding Your New PA Job

From your first position to your next career move, be prepared for the job search with these tips and tools in AAPA’s Career Central.