Work With Me! Thoughts from a Recruiter on Best Practices

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 “The ability to form ongoing relationships with influential recruiters can prove more critical to your career success than any other networking outlet,” says Medical Science Liaison Executive Recruiter, Nihar Parikh. Here is some more essential information from Nihar to inform your working relationship with your recruiter. How to Find a Recruiter Make it easy for recruiters… Read more »

The ABCs of Being an MSL

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The Magnificent 7 Points that Separate the Best from the Rest for the Emerging MSL Profession For those organizations that do it better, the Medical Science Liaison (MSL) role is emerging as a competitive advantage for BioPharma, Medical Device, CRO and Contract MSL (such as TMAC, Tardis, etc.) organizations that strategically utilize this force better… Read more »

Conferences – A Career Networking Must

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When transitioning to a new role, a new industry or just seeing what opportunities may exist; Conferences should be part of your career marketing mix. I often field calls from PhDs, PharmDs and MDs seeking to transition into the Pharma Medical Science Liaison role with no industry experience but having the building blocks for success;… Read more »

Medical Affairs Career? You’re Certifiable!

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Being board certified in any healthcare related career has proven to be impactful. It is a credential that resonates because of its association with board certified physicians. That positive relationship can now be yours in your pharmaceutical medical affairs career. The Board Certified Medical Affairs Specialist or BCMAS is a credential that goes right up… Read more »

10 Takeaways from the Medical Science Liaison Society Salary Survey

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  Medical Science Liaison – Career Care and Feeding blog detailed an exciting and growing  career path for PharmDs, MDs and PhDs.  Now MSL Executive Recruiter, Nihar Parikh, drills down into the Medical Science Liaison Society Salary Survey with the Top Ten Takeaways. These trends from the Salary Survey are reflective of the industry as… Read more »

Medical Science Liaison Recruiter – Career Care and Feeding

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Many PhDs love research based bench work, many PharmDs really enjoy filling prescriptions or running a medical center pharmacy and many MDs are fulfilled as primary care physicians. But, what if you have a doctorate and you’re looking for something different from these traditional roles? The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) position can be a rewarding… Read more »