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Virtual Reality and Summer Baseball

I have had this conversation so many times with neighbors and friends, business colleagues, and within the SEMbio family. The expectation of how the stay at home orders would impact everyone’s day to day activities ranged from minimal to life-completely upended. Now everyone in my professional world is working from home. Anyone that thought working from home 24/7 would be a breeze was in for a rude awakening. During the first two weeks of Stay at Home, the medical affairs professionals were much more available than they had been under normal circumstances. It was great to be able to catch…

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3 Takeaways: Zoom Hangout Session for Aspiring MSL Candidates

3 Takeaways from SEMbio's Recruiter Hangout Session for Aspiring MSL Candidates Leveraging our work-from-home opportunity and everyone's growing video conference skills to provide ZOOM Recruiter Hangouts. SEMbio invites MSLs and MSL candidates to join us in a discussion about industry-related topics. We geared last week's event specifically for aspiring MSL candidates trying to land their first MSL position. We were joined by long-time friends and industry colleagues Brant Jarrett, and Johanna Purcell. They offered insights from those who have been in the role in addition to our recruiter insights. Here are 3 Takeaways from Recruiter Zoom Hangout Session for Aspiring…

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SEMbio’s MSL Recruiter Hangout Session 2

We had so much fun doing our first Recruiter Hangout that we wanted to do another one!  This Zoom Recruiter Hangout is geared towards aspiring MSL candidates. We know there are a lot of questions out there about how to break into the role and what it's like once you do. We will also have some experienced MSLs as panelists with us so you can learn from the best!  When: Wednesday, June 3rd Time: 4 pm CT How to sign up? Fill out the form here! A password and link to the meeting will be sent to you the day prior…

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5 Tips for Writing an Effective Email

I've written before about why it's important to utilize phone calls rather than to resort to emails. But, there are times when writing an email is just what we have to do. It is forecast that this year, over 300 billion emails are sent daily. There are a lot of emails being written out there! But, how does yours stand out? Whether it's for the purpose of networking, setting up an appointment with a KOL, or checking in with a hiring manager to see if there is an interest in your application, here are 5 tips for writing an effective…

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5 Hobbies to Pick Up While Sheltered-in-Place

Perhaps the main downside of living the life of a Medical Science Liaison is the time spent traveling. Some of you drive frequently across a small territory and your time is spent staring out of the windshield. Others fly frequently over a large territory, spending time going to and from airports and standing in security lines. Either way, one thing you have in common is spending a lot of time in places where you can't quite do anything productive. We're living in an usual period where we're stuck inside and can't quite carry on the routine of which we're so…

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