I’ve grown up in a technologically turbulent era. I know how that sounds but it really is true. When I’m old and wrinkled I can regale my rapt grandchildren with tales of how I saw mobile phones shrink and grow before my very eyes (and then hopefully shrink again, these black slabs are far more
You slaved over your CV, ironed out all the wrinkles in your work history, clutched at ways to sum up your brilliance in a succinct yet impressive way and managed to catch every single last spelling mistake. Then after topping it off with a respectful and specifically tailored cover letter, you wait nervously for feedback.
Once you’ve battled your way into the industry and spent a few years building up your experience base you can find yourself in a very comfortable situation indeed. Senior medical writers and account directors upwards command enviable salaries and, due to the talent shortage at their level, can often take their pick of agencies, should
When you are merrily on your way to whatever exciting conference you have lined up, a cold sinking sensation can attack the pit of your stomach. You are far from prepared. How on earth are you going to ensure you maximise the potential of every single interaction? Fear not, you’ve still got time to get
Hunting for a new job role can really feel like a full time job. You’re constantly keeping an eye out for promising opportunities and feverishly polishing your CV all the while still putting in the hours at your current workplace. The pressure felt during this frantic time is one of the reasons why the recruitment
I may well have mentioned to all and sundry last week that the team here at MedComms Professionals planned to do something very special on Thursday 3rd September. We held another of our assessment centres designed to help smooth the way for junior candidates into the medical communications industry.
Being a brand new graduate can be rough at the best of times. No matter how starry eyed and boosted you are by your recent educational experience, it is highly likely you are not quite ready to leave your university bubble and be thrown out into the real world. Because now you have to job