Physiotherapy Career

Understanding Job Compensation For Physiotherapists

Whether you’re a new grad or an internationally educated physiotherapist trying to land your first physiotherapist job, you’ll end up having a conversation with an employer about compensation. While many of us think of compensation as only our salary, it can be so much more than this and can include a range of other benefits …

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Employee or Independent Contractor: What does it matter for a physiotherapist?

An Introduction from ignitephysio Whether you’re a new physiotherapy grad or recently immigrated to Canada looking to work at a private clinic, you’re going to encounter the challenge and complexity surrounding becoming an employee or an independent contractor. I know when I started out, it was a confusing topic and it was hard to find …

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Jobs in the Meantime: Ways to build transferable skills as you await physiotherapy licensing

When it comes down to it, it can be a long haul to become a physiotherapist in Canada. Whether you\’re an internationally trained physiotherapist awaiting Canadian licensing or a physiotherapy student working through the Master’s program, you might be looking for additional opportunities within the field, to help you build your skill set as you …

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Physiotherapy Practice Abroad and in Canada: The Cultural Differences

I know as physiotherapists, we love to travel. I’m not sure what it is, but being immersed in other cultures helps us see the world differently. And if we look at those cultures, they’re always evolving. Just look at how much North American culture has changed over the past forty years. Moving from another country …

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The Top 10 Best Resources to Prepare for The Physiotherapy Competency Exam

Where Do I Start? Preparing to take the Physiotherapy Competency Exam (PCE) is a big moment in any Canadian physiotherapist’s career. It’s the hurdle that stands between becoming a licensed physiotherapist and finally helping patients. Starting with the written component quickly followed by the clinical portion, passing the PCE is a stressful and daunting process …

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Physiotherapy Competency Exam (PCE) Prep: How To Manage Test Stress and Anxiety

Leading up to any big test like the Physiotherapy Competency Exam (PCE), it’s common to feel some pre-test anxiety and nerves. We worry about forgetting the information we’ve spent weeks memorizing or encountering questions that we won’t know the answer to. Feeling nervous or anxious before an exam is something that most people can identify …

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Understanding the 6 Things you Must Know to Succeed in Your Next Physiotherapy Job Interview

Landing a great job not only takes having a great resume and experience, it also takes having a great interview. If you have been bshortlisted for an interview, you likely have most of the skills required for the job. Typically, interviewers are looking for key soft skills you’ll need to succeed in the job and …

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