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Written By: morunda | Posted in: Active Advising, Your career

I was recently interviewing a female candidate who had a reputation for being among the best in the male-dominated world of pharmaceutical sales in Japan. After quizzing her on her achievements it was quite clear that she was reticent to put forward her accomplishments. I ventured to tell her what I knew of her record and, a little surprised, she smiled and her humility was disarming. Most male candidates in similar circumstances would have puffed out their chests and told me (and the whole world) exactly how impressive they were but after interviewing similar candidates for the past 15 years – I guess I shouldn’t have been surprised.   Read More >>

Written By: morunda | Posted in: Active Advising, Your career

One of the benefits of being sick and nearly kicking the bucket is that it gives you a new perspective on life. It sorts the wheat from the chaff, and you gain a new sense of what it takes to succeed. Having an ileostomy is not much fun. An ileostomy is a procedure where the small intestine is diverted through an opening in the abdomen, called a stoma. A bag is placed over the stoma to collect the waste products that usually pass through the large intestine and out of the body through the anus.   Read More >>

Written By: morunda | Posted in: Active Advising, Your career

When Morunda consults with a client about the recruiting requirements for a Medical Science Liaison position (MSL), the least successful applicants are those that don’t have strong people skills and are ineffective communicators. It is assumed that any candidate seeking a medical career already has sufficient academic qualifications, depending on the position -- such as an M.D. or master’s -- but the determinant of whether an applicant lands the job is his or her ability to communicate.   Read More >>

Written By: morunda | Posted in: Active Advising, Your career

Recognition, praise and compliments. Everybody in every land welcomes a thank-you note or is inspired by hearing kind words from their boss or co-workers acknowledging a job well done.   Read More >>

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I was recently interviewing a female candidate who had a reputation for being among the best in the male-dominated

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One of the benefits of being sick and nearly kicking the bucket is that it gives you a new perspective on life. It

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When Morunda consults with a client about the recruiting requirements for a Medical Science Liaison position (MSL),

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Recognition, praise and compliments. Everybody in every land welcomes a thank-you note or is inspired by hearing k

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