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Shweta Madhu, a UK medical student, talks to us about why she decided to take a year out during medical school, the importance of a five-year plan and the power of LinkedIn in securing new opportunities.
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1:24 what she's been up to
4:53 why take time out
7:22 why it was the right decision professionally
9:25 on rediscovering hobbies lost in medical school
11:01 how the pandemic has changed her views on her career
14:36 finding opportunities
16:44 the dark side of LinkedIn
17:22 the positive medical community of LinkedIn
18:07 tips to boost your LinkedIn game
20:03 how to approach people for opportunities
24:40 advice for people considering taking time out of training
28:27 specific resources to invest in yourself
30:24 me gushing about Shweta