Is Your Resume Ready for Prime Time?

Agency recruiters and those working in corporate Human Resources receive thousands of resumes every year, and they individually scan hundreds within the same period. Face it, you’re competing with other applicants and their resumes, and if your resume doesn’t stand out as exceptional, it may not get a second look or passed on to a…

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Are you trying to break into Medical Affairs as an MSL?

It can be difficult to get your first position as a Medical Science Liaison (MSL) in a pharmaceutical or biotechnology organization, especially if you’re shy a credential, have no experience in the industry, or you’re missing a few competencies. And, if you can’t adequately explain the function of Medical Affairs and the role the MSL…

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The Medical Science Liaison Presentation

Shine in Your Interview During the face-to-face interview, a candidate for a Medical Science Liaison (MSL) position will be asked to give a presentation. The candidate may be asked to present material of their own, but most often, the candidate will be asked to give a presentation based on a clinical paper provided by a…

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Weird Interviews – Don’t Say or Do These Things

Yes, the truth can be stranger than fiction, and if one lives long enough, he or she is bound to see the strange play out in all forms, including weird interviews at a senior leadership level. Below, you’ll find tips from TriNet Pharma’s recruiters ― tips based on things people have said or done during…

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Top 10 Job Search Tips for Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs)

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The demand for Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs) is great. They are vital to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and diagnostics companies, as they help ensure that a company’s products are used safely and effectively, serve as experts to internal audiences (e.g., Sales and Marketing), function as scientific resources to medical communities, and develop and maintain relationships…

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How to Hire the Perfect Medical Affairs Talent

When pharmaceutical companies seek to hire Medical Affairs talent, including Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs), Clinical Trial Liaisons, Medical Directors, and other Clinical and Medical Affairs roles from outside their organization, they can: Manage the search process themselves. Engage contingency recruiters to identify potential candidates. When the Pharmaceutical Organization Manages the Talent Search Process When a…

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