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

April 16, 2014


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


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: Words to Strike from Your Resume/CV, 172 New Jobs & 1013 Total Jobs!!

November 20, 2013


Welcome to PharmacyThisWeek! If you have applied for a job recently, you have probably looked over that 8½  x 11” summary of your career more times than you can count, and tweaked it just as often, in pursuit of the perfect resume. But before you add another bullet point, consider this: It’s not always about what […]

PharmacyThisWeek: Letter from Kevin Mero – College Students & LinkedIn – Why aren’t they active?

June 19, 2013


Welcome to PharmacyThisWeek! I spend a considerable amount of time with students, trying to understand what tools they use in their career development process.  One thing that has stood out consistently is the slow adoption of LinkedIn amongst college students, especially when compared to the broader professional population. In a Google Consumer Surveys asking a […]

PharmacyThisWeek: Letter from Kevin Mero – Creating Jobs at 5x Nat’l Pace

June 12, 2013


Welcome to PharmacyThisWeek! With the addition of 25,600 temp workers to the nation’s payroll in May, there are now more workers employed as temps than at any time since before the start of the 21st century. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported last week that on a seasonally adjusted basis some 2,679,800 people were employed […]

Letter from Kevin Mero – Rx Mgr/DOP pay up 15%

May 30, 2013


Good afternoon! While it will be no great revelation that the pharmacy employment market has radically changed over the years, as in almost everything, change is the only constant. To that end, and drawing upon my 30+ years of pharmacy employment experience, I would like to make you aware of a new service specifically for […]

PharmacyThisWeek: Letter from Kevin Mero – Value of the “Me” Generation

May 29, 2013


Welcome to PharmacyThisWeek! Talking about millenials is a hot topic. Whether it’s how to hire them or ways to work with them, love them, or hate them, analyzing gen Y seems to be an area of continual fascination. And now thanks to Time, this issue is in the spotlight once again with this week’s cover story […]

PharmacyThisWeek: Letter from Kevin Mero – 50 New Jobs and 462 Total!

May 22, 2013


Welcome to PharmacyThisWeek! Think about the last time you agreed to give one of your favorite businesses, vendors, consultants, or colleagues a recommendation or testimonial. You probably knew that person or business pretty well, right? Maybe you’d worked with them in the past, purchased their product or service, or hired them to do a job […]

PharmacyThisWeek: Letter from Kevin Mero – 61 New Jobs and 485 Total!

May 15, 2013


Welcome to PharmacyThisWeek! Let’s talk about the future of predicting job success and why one of the world’s biggest evangelist for pre-hire assessments thinks tests are in danger of becoming extinct, and is ok with it! There are a number of emerging trends in hiring right now that center around the currency of the new […]

PharmacyThisWeek: Letter from Kevin Mero – 498 New Jobs For The Month Of April!

May 1, 2013


Welcome to PharmacyThisWeek! While the debate rages on about the future of the resume, there’s angst, but not as much, over the destiny of the cover letter. A year ago Fortune asked “Are we killing off the cover letter?” The answer, at least according to the survey the article references, is a resounding yes. Earlier though, Ruby […]


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