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Tips and Tricks for Writing a Great Field Medical Affairs Resume

Part I: The Basics Your resume is your first impression on a hiring manager. It’s important to include all pertinent details, from easy-to-read contact information to the special projects and experiences that make you a great candidate. Here's a checklist of resume must-haves, and some very important do-nots. A resume highlights your skills (particularly those related to the role for which you're applying), emphasizes places of employment over education, and typically runs no more than two pages. A CV emphasizes academic accomplishments, begins with your educational credentials, and can run much longer depending on your publications, posters, and presentations. Most MSLs use a hybrid…

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Prepare Questions and Answers for Your Next MSL Interview

Ask This, Not That Part III Welcome to the third installment of “Ask This, Not That.” Today, we’re going to discuss ways to rephrase questions to best demonstrate your interest in or enthusiasm about a job. Don’t forget that sometimes the questions asked in an interview can be as important, if not more important, than the way you answer the interviewer’s questions.  Here are three questions to ask in your next MSL interview. Don’t ask: “What would my job be?” or “What does this company do?” Do ask: “I saw ___ in the job description, which I am very excited about. Can…

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Does Working Mom Equal Part-Time Mom?

I went to get a manicure and pedicure Friday afternoon, an extremely rare occurrence for me lately. I used to love something as simple as a mani/pedi to make me feel human again, but the busy schedule of a working mom has all too frequently put luxuries such as this very, very low on the priority list. Like most people, I am listening to the conversations going on around me in the nail salon; these are people who seemingly see each other on a regular, bi-monthly basis for their nail touch-ups. Moments later I overheard a woman say, “Oh, no,…

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SEMbio Team Building Weekend Away

 SEMbio Team Building Weekend Away!  Over the President's Day Weekend, several members of the SEMbio team ditched the cold Texas temps for a company retreat of team building and fun in Cancun!  During the long weekend, members of our Dallas and Austin team came together to spend some much-needed time catching up, reflecting on 2021, and looking forward to the rest of 2022!  The entire team at SEMbio works so closely together and thanks to the incredible leadership of our company, they've cultivated an amazingly supportive team! This weekend was an extension of that through quality time together over shared…

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Celebrating New Additions to SEMbio

SEMbio has once again added two new faces to the team - and this time they're both pharmacists! Get to know them a little bit by reading their bios - you may be hearing from them soon! Tracy Johnson Tracy graduated from the University of Texas with a degree in Pharmacy. She comes from a long line of pharmacists, and the world of medicine and patient advocacy has been a part of family discussions for as long as she can remember. Tracy has served in a variety of roles in her pharmacy career, and finally made her way to join…

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