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4 Steps to a Targeted Sales Resume
MedReps.com
When looking for your next medical sales job, it may be tempting to not limit yourself by creating a slightly generic resume designed to appeal to both medical device jobs and pharma sales jobs. While it is great to be a jack-of-all-trades and show skills that are transferable across both healthcare sales arenas– generic resumes often are so diluted the reader is hard-pressed to determine how you are a great fit for a specific sales job.
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Women Candidates Rise In Pharma Field Force
Business Standard
The pharmaceutical hiring space in India is set to witness some significant changes, as companies, training institutes as well as skill development councils gear up to bridge the skill deficit induced demand-supply gap of manpower in the sector. Trends like women joining the field force of pharmaceutical companies, especially in tier-II & tier-III towns, are a result of corporates tying up with institutes to churn out industry-ready candidates, and even some companies resorting to hiring through in-house assessment centres.
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Quality Metrics: Industry Reaction to FDA's Draft Guidance
Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society
Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held a public meeting to discuss its plan to request quality metrics from drug manufacturers. The meeting was the first opportunity for the agency and industry to publicly discuss the plan since FDA released its draft guidance in July.
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3 Things You Should (Probably) Cut from your Medical Sales Resume
MedReps.com
A first step for most DIY resume writers is to outline a list of all the jobs you’ve held since graduation, but most people quickly realize that not all of those jobs belong on your medical sales resume. But which ones should you keep and which ones should you cut? The answer is, it depends.
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As Pharmacists, We Must Remember To Advocate For Patients
By Cynthia Sheppard Solomon
Pharmacists are sometimes accused of "not coming out from behind the counter" while advocating for patients, not necessarily viewing all issues from the patient's perspective. Hopefully, what you are about to read will resonate new approaches for developing teamwork and improvement. This (unfortunately real) story is about a resident of a long-term care (LTC) dementia unit where pharmacists are not on site, but where consultant pharmacists provide input and a pharmacy corporation provides medications.
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3-D Printing Is Revolutionizing The Pharmaceutical Industry
Business Insider
Over the past decade, 3-D printers have been hailed as changing everything from fashion to firearms. Now, they’re coming to the pharmaceutical business — or, at least, they seem to be. Earlier this month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first 3-D-printed pill: Spritam levetiracetam, a drug which can reduce seizures among epileptics.
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Johnson & Johnson Opening Shared Services Headquarters In Tampa, Adding 500 Jobs
Tampa Bay Times
Medical equipment and pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson will open a new 111,000 square-foot facility in Tampa that will create 500 new jobs over the next three years. The new facility will be operational by mid-2016, according to a press release from the governor's office. It will handle areas of finance, human resources, information technology and procurement for the company. The jobs will pay an average wage of $75,000.
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16 LinkedIn Mistakes You Need to Stop Making
Business News Daily
Are you on LinkedIn? It doesn't matter whether you're a career veteran happy with your job or a college student looking for internships — you should definitely have a profile and an active presence on the site. The professional social network can be an invaluable tool in many ways, but only if you use it correctly.
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