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PharmacyThisWeek: How to Make the Most of an Informational Interview, 172 New Jobs!!

March 31, 2015

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Welcome to PharmacyThisWeek! “I’ve always considered myself to be just average talent and what I have is a ridiculous insane obsessiveness for practice and preparation.” – Will Smith If flying on the wings of preparedness works for famous actor Will Smith, it can work for you, too. It’s obviously effective in Smith’s celebrity world, but […]

PharmacyThisWeek: How to network when you have no time to network. 190 New Jobs!!

March 17, 2015

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Welcome to PharmacyThisWeek & Happy St. Paddy’s Day! I was recently invited to speak on the topic of work-life balance. < Insert laugh track here > When first asked to present, I jokingly (sort of) told my spouse that my entire presentation would be as follows: “Hi everyone. It’s impossible. Thanks for inviting me. So […]

PharmacyThisWeek: Job search spammy marketing, are you guilty? 196 New Jobs!!

March 10, 2015

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Welcome to PharmacyThisWeek! I participate in a short list of LinkedIn groups that are specifically relevant to my areas of expertise. Among the most useful for my work are those LinkedIn groups that serve communities of people who are either considering career transitions or actively seeking. Unfortunately, as many of you know, LinkedIn groups are […]

PharmacyThisWeek: How to Spot a Bad Recruiter & 150+ New Jobs!!

March 3, 2015

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Welcome to PharmacyThisWeek! Ah, recruiters. You love them. No, you hate them. But you need them. Then again, who needs them? As a 30-year veteran recruiter, I’ve heard just about every gripe, stereotype and only-half-funny joke in town about headhunters. Strangely, people often say them right to my face, as if there is no chance […]

PharmacyThisWeek: LinkedIn Profile Photo, Important or Not? Hundreds of New Jobs!!

February 17, 2015

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Welcome to PharmacyThisWeek! I had a somewhat heated debate last week, with a pharmacist who flat-out refuses to post a photograph of herself on her LinkedIn profile. She said, “I don’t want to be so ‘out there’ on social media.” I said, “That’s the entire point of using social media, especially when you’re using it […]

PharmacyThisWeek: 25 Tricky Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

February 3, 2015

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Welcome to PharmacyThisWeek! The interview is the most important part of your job search. Here are 25 common interview questions that tend to trip up candidates and responses on how to answer them to your advantage. Yes, it’s important to craft a strong, accurate Name-Brand Résumé but like it or not, most jobs are secured […]

PharmacyThisWeek: Didn’t Get the Interview? 12 Reasons Why & Hundreds Of New Jobs!!

January 20, 2015

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Welcome to PharmacyThisWeek! Sitting in my inbox right now: An email asking for help. In it, a job seeker indicates that she has sent out 1,884 resumes in the past four months (that’s 471 a month, roughly 15 a day). In these four months, she has landed a grand total of 3 phone interviews. Allow […]

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