31 things you should remove from your résumé immediately

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Jacquelyn Smith and Rachel Gillett     On average, hiring managers get 75 résumés per position they post, according to a study from CareerBuilder.com — so they don’t have the time or resources to look at each one closely, and they typically spend about six seconds on their initial “fit/no fit” decision. If you want to […]

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Oprah Winfrey All Use the 5-Hour Rule Top business leaders often spend five hours per week doing deliberate learning.

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Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Oprah Winfrey All Use the 5-Hour Rule Top business leaders often spend five hours per week doing deliberate learning. In the article “Malcolm Gladwell Got Us Wrong,” the researchers behind the 10,000-Hour Rule set the record straight: Different fields require different amounts of deliberate practice in order for someone to become […]

Top 5 Things NOT To Say In An Interview

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Top 5 Things NOT To Say In An Interview James Caan CBE A lot of my blogs in the past have highlighted my personal top tips in an interview scenario, the right questions to ask, the right kind of answers to respond to interviewer questions, the expected etiquette of interviewees, the right way to prepare […]

Avoid These 10 Resume Mistakes

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Avoid These 10 Resume Mistakes by Katharine Hansen, Ph.D. As a resume writer, I see hundreds of resumes, and the vast majority of them are much weaker than they could be. I see the same mistakes over and over. This article describes the 10 I see most often. All are easy to fix. Don’t Make […]

10 Best Job Interview Tips for Job-Seekers

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10 Best Job Interview Tips for Job-Seekers by Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D. When you have successfully mastered cover letters, resumes, and job applications and are receiving requests for interviews, it’s time to understand how to succeed in the job interview so that you are ever closer to your goal of obtaining one or more job […]

Keytruda

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Keytruda, the drug that helped Jimmy Carter, also protects against lung cancer Researchers have stopped a study of a new lung cancer drug, saying it’s so effective they want to offer it to all the patients in the trial. “This is a huge deal for people with what we call non-small cell lung cancer, which […]

Merck Extends Cancer Immunotherapy Reach to First-Line Lung Cancer Merck’s flagship cancer immunotherapy Keytruda delayed the re-growth of tumors and prolonged survival in patients with newly diagnosed non-small cell lung cancer compared to chemotherapy, the company said Thursday.

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Merck Extends Cancer Immunotherapy Reach to First-Line Lung Cancer Merck’s flagship cancer immunotherapy Keytruda delayed the re-growth of tumors and prolonged survival in patients with newly diagnosed non-small cell lung cancer compared to chemotherapy, the company said Thursday. Merck’s (MRK) flagship cancer immunotherapy Keytruda delayed the re-growth of tumors and prolonged survival in patients with […]

Should Pfizer Buy This Beaten-Down Immuno-Oncology Company?

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This tiny drugmaker could give Pfizer an edge over its immuno-oncology competitors. Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) and Merck‘s (NYSE:MRK)game-changing(NYSE:MRK)immuno-oncology drugs, Opdivo and Keytruda, respectively, have triggered an avalanche of research into so-called “checkpoint inhibitors” due to their stunning commercial success. For example, AstraZeneca, Pfizer (NYSE:PFE), and Roche have all made significant strides toward bringing their own checkpoint inhibitors to market […]

Which Medical Sales Reps Get Paid the Most?

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By Marie Thibault: Medical sales is known as a lucrative profession, but even within sales, some representatives get paid more than others. Find out what an annual salary report says is the best-paid category of medical sales. Selling medical products is a big business and one that pays well too—after all, sales manager is one […]

What’s the Effect of Obamacare on Medical Sales Reps?

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By Robyn Melhuish: All professionals have complaints about their jobs. A micromanaging boss, a particularly demanding client, annoying coworkers – these professional challenges may impact an individual’s job satisfaction, but they are not limited to any one industry or profession. However, the healthcare industry is facing a unique set of challenges in the form of […]