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David Keleti

09.24.2010 |    10,134 |   reply |
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So what can the individual medical student do to improve his or her writing? What can teaching institutions do to encourage more sophisticated writing among their students? 1)    Join a research laboratory for the summer. Many, if not most, medical schools offer students the opportunity to perform research for a summer. It is a great opportunity to learn about lab culture and basic science, which will help students become more accomplished writers. After all, even the most clinically-based journal articles require a combination of both clinical and basic scientific content. 2)    Write as often as you can. The best prevention against writer’s...
Tags: medical writing, Self improvement


Andrew Bennie

09.24.2010 |    19,321 |   reply |
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I have included this week’s round-up of job updates, life science career insights, and news! Regulatory, Quality and Clinical positions were the most in demand hiring roles globally in the Q2 Index, with 27.2% of all opportunities in this functional bucket. BusinessWire: ZRG Partners Global Life Science Hiring Index  R&D employment in...
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Andrew Bennie

09.23.2010 |    16,255 |   reply |
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In this blog, I hope to provide the perspective of a recruitment insider.  I have worked within the life science recruitment industry for the past six years with Naturejobs, BioSpace, and now with Bio Careers.  In my varying roles, I have worked with research institutes, non-profits, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical companies...
Tags: Bio Careers, industry, news, recruitment


Paul McDonald

09.23.2010 |    13,460 |   3 reply |
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I feel like this is my first day at some strange group counseling session.  As everyone looks around nervously, I stand up and finally say, “My name is Paul, and I left academics to become a consultant.”  Phew, that feels better.   More and more academics are deciding that the “traditional” path...
Tags: consulting


Larry Petcovic

09.21.2010 |    19,163 |   reply |
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HINT #1:  All science activity is linked to a scaling of scientific purpose that ranges from a simple lab task to the meaning of science in society.  Think of it as an inverted pyramid!                                                       1. Your individual tasks are activities.  Most competent scientists could list at least 100 activities.  This...
Tags: job search, resume


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