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Whether you’ve been with the same company for five, ten, or more years, or you’re working to re-enter the workforce after a lengthy hiatus. The process of securing a new position can be incredibly challenging. You may be unfamiliar with today’s job search processes or hiring manager expectations, leaving you feeling unprepared. Ultimately, even if […]

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When pharmaceutical professionals launch a job search, they sometimes underestimate the importance of their resumes. Simply attaching the same version you did the last time you applied for a job can be a major misstep. If you want to craft an attention-grabbing resume for a pharmaceutical job, here’s what you need to know.  Your resume must be honest and accurate, but it’s important that it specifically addresses the points […]

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The career of a clinical research scientist can be exciting. The work requires a lot of skill, and the tasks you handle are often incredibly engaging.   However, if you want to further your career, you need to make sure your skillset meets today’s employers’ expectations. If you aren’t sure where to begin, here are some […]

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Today, the job market is competitive. Many professionals were laid off during the early days of COVID-19, and others are joining them weekly, causing the number of job seekers to soar. Additionally, the new year is traditionally a time when professionals reflect on their career and decide to make a change, causing them to launch […]

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If you’re trying to find a new biotechnology or pharmaceutical job, working with a recruiter can be a great way to access new opportunities. Not only can they help you find roles that align with your skills, experience, needs, and preferences, but they can also offer you guidance in critical areas. Along with assisting you […]

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Many people who become MDs underestimate how flexible that degree can be, often assuming that working as a doctor is their only viable option. In reality, there are alternatives to working as a traditional physician, many of which allow you to put your knowledge, training, and experience to good use. If you aren’t sure what options are available, here […]

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When the new year is on the horizon, most professionals reflect on their career goals. In an attempt to make their dreams a reality, many pros commit to a few resolutions.   However, not all job seekers know which resolutions will guide them toward success. If you aren’t sure, here are a few new year’s resolutions that can […]

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The team at Alpha Consulting has enjoyed supporting St. Jude Children’s Hospital & Bristol-Myers-Squibb Children’s Hospital at RWJ University in years past. Each year we collect and donate much-needed supplies and toys to bring a little joy to the children who can’t spend the holidays at home.  The Spirit of Giving Isn’t Canceled  We traditionally […]

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The holiday season can be magical, but it can also be one of the most stressful times of the year. Along with wrapping up year-end tasks at work, professionals are usually juggling a surprising number of personal obligations. Keeping up with it all can be shockingly challenging.   Thankfully, it is possible to achieve work-life balance, […]

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Did you know the first week in December is National Handwashing Awareness Week?   And, with COVID cases spiking around the country, keeping our hands clean is one of the best lines of defense. So, get your workplace involved and have everyone brush up on their handwashing knowledge.    Why Handwashing Works  When you wash your hands, soap molecules act like crowbars. They pry dirt, oil, and germs from your skin. In addition, soap breaks down the outer membrane of many microorganisms and […]