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PharmacyThisWeek: How to Avoid Outing Yourself on LinkedIn, 124 New Jobs!

March 26, 2014

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Welcome to PharmacyThisWeek! If you’re working like mad to move your career forward, shift paths or get out of a job that, well, just doesn’t do it for you, you’ll want to learn everything you can about LinkedIn. It’s your power tool, and could be your direct ticket to the next big thing. But if […]

PharmacyThisWeek: The Path of Least Resistance (how it screws up your career and your life), 228 New Jobs!

March 5, 2014

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Welcome to PharmacyThisWeek! He was staggeringly unhappy. His marriage was a shambles and he had no idea how to alleviate the despair, nor fix the problem. And he was, without question, afraid to say word one to his wife about the turmoil he was experiencing. Good God, she’ll flip out! And so instead, one night […]

PharmacyThisWeek: Memorable cover letters ignore convention and stupid “rules.” 104 New jobs & Resume/CV writer update!!

February 26, 2014

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Welcome to PharmacyThisWeek! I cannot tell you how many cover letter conversations I’ve had that go something like this: Pharmacist/Tech: “What’s the ‘right’ way to address this?” Me: “Depends. What’s the culture of this organization like? What do you know about that person?” or Pharmacist/Tech: “What if the cover letter goes over one page?” Me: […]

PharmacyThisWeek: How to grow comfortable with career uncertainty. 165 New & 1069 Total Jobs!

February 19, 2014

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Welcome to PharmacyThisWeek! A question I am often asked by those in career transition, in some variation or another: “How can I get comfortable with all of this uncertainty and fear I’m experiencing right now?” My answer? You can’t. You shouldn’t. Don’t. That discomfort — which will typically manifest itself as fear, anxiety, or even […]

PharmacyThisWeek: Common resume mistakes (and the stuff you must leave off at all costs), 105 New Jobs & 1051 Total Jobs!

February 11, 2014

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Welcome to PharmacyThisWeek! Crafting a brilliant resume that grabs the reader’s attention and makes it “smack in the forehead” clear to the hiring manager that they absolutely must invite you in for an interview is almost never easy. For many, it’s a downright awful experience. Marketing yourself properly on paper often feels like boasting or […]

PharmacyThisWeek: 5 things to do once you join a LinkedIn Group, 107 New Job Listings & 1091 Total Job Listings!

February 5, 2014

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Welcome to PharmacyThisWeek! This is the last in a 4-part series on LinkedIn for job search & career networking. If you missed the first three posts here is the first, second, and third. Congratulations, you’ve joined a few LinkedIn Groups. But what are you doing with them? Anything? If you’re not participating in LinkedIn Groups, […]

PharmacyThisWeek: Strike gold with 2nd degree LinkedIn connections, 148 New Jobs & 1034 Total Jobs!

January 29, 2014

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Welcome to PharmacyThisWeek! This is the third in a 4-part series on LinkedIn for job search & career networking. If you missed the first two posts, here is the first one and here is the second one. Clearly, your 1st degree LinkedIn connections can be enormously valuable when you’re actively looking for a job, or […]

PharmacyThisWeek: 7 LinkedIn Usage Blunders – How to stop making them, 137 new jobs & 1068 total jobs!

January 21, 2014

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Welcome to PharmacyThisWeek! This is the second in a 4-part series on LinkedIn for job search & career networking. If you missed last week’s, it’s right here. So you have your profile all snazzied up and you’ve dodged the common blunders many people make in setting up their profiles. Very fine work! Let’s now breeze right into […]

PharmacyThisWeek: 6 LinkedIn Profile Blunders (and how not to make them!), 137 New Jobs & 1079 Total Jobs!!

January 14, 2014

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Welcome to PharmacyThisWeek! LinkedIn is a magical tool! But even the most magical things can turn into the kiss of death when used improperly. As with any social media platform, all kinds of ridiculousness and faux pas can be found among LinkedIn members. (Not me of course, lol!!) Your goal is to not be one […]

PharmacyThisWeek: 8 Reasons You Might Not Want to Take That Job Offer, 212 New Job Listings & 1070 Total Job Listings!

January 8, 2014

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Welcome to PharmacyThisWeek! We hope everyone had a great and safe New Year’s and you are ready for everything good a new year (and maybe a new job) brings! We also know job interviews are nerve-racking, especially if it’s a role you really want. But when you’re in the throes of crafting resumes, rehearsing answers and […]

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