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PharmacyThisWeek: Your Next Big Hire generic cover letter (as experienced by an HR manager), 100+ New Jobs!

April 16, 2014

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To Whom It May Concern: I am applying for your open job with this generic, form-looking cover letter. It is in 12-point Times Roman, with perfect one-inch margins around all sides. I should probably warn you in advance that this letter will paralyze you with boredom, and tell you virtually nothing new about me. In […]

PharmacyThisWeek: Want a six-figure job? Heck, do you want a great five-figure job? 127 New Jobs!

April 2, 2014

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Welcome to PharmacyThisWeek! An extended job search, especially for those who are currently unemployed, can be a soul-crushing, frustrating and incredibly panic-inducing event. In fact, it often is. Many who have trudged through a challenging, lengthy job search look back at that segment of their lives as one of their least favorites, to say the […]

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 […]

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