For the first time in 13 years I attended a job interview. I had feedback after my interview which indicated that the panel had felt I was “too personal” and that the panel had wanted me to be more “emphatic” about the complex questions asked.
I am of the view that an effective medical practitioner should be true to oneself. I prefer not to play-act a professional role. My view is that being true to oneself is important to healing.
Psychiatric Bulletin, August 2014: “Openness, transparency and candour”
Might we be living through a cultural shift in the “professional” use of language?
The interview panel seemed completely uninterested in my wider reading/experience of science, humanities and arts.
We live in a great in-between.
Footnote: I failed in this interview