Archive for the Category ◊ Job Seeker Resources ◊

• Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

Life sciences careers marry many desirable factors: attractive salaries, exciting locations and often the workplace satisfaction of knowing you’re making a positive impact on the future of healthcare. Indeed, if you’ve decided to major in one of the in-demand STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields, you’re likely on the fast track to a rewarding […]

• Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Candidate rejection is a challenge for those who are seeking a new job. Usually, they are already in a state of disengagement in their current role and are looking for hope somewhere else. Today’s hiring process can involve multiple interviews and discussions which increases candidates’ stress levels while also elevating their hopes. But employers need […]

• Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Source: marketwatch Last year was ultimately pretty dull for the stock market, as the benchmark S&P 500 Index ended little changed despite increased volatility. Health care, however, outperformed the broader market and all but one other sector: consumer discretionary. That means shares of manufacturers of medical supplies and devices appear fully valued at the start […]

• Sunday, July 17th, 2016

Your GPA won’t necessarily tell recruiters how well you’ll perform in medical device jobs. And in the Jobvite survey, 57 percent of respondents said a candidate’s GPA isn’t important. Unless you are a new graduates with very limited industry experience, highlighting your education and academic performance on your resume only distracts from the meat of […]

• Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Overcome skim reading challenges to fix your medical device resume: 1. Spacing: Make sure to have at least .6 Points between each bullet to ensure easy online reading. 2. Front-Loaded Achievements: Since you can count on the online eye starting left, make sure the most powerful part of your bullet gets included here. 3. Left […]

• Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

From  What is the average medical equipment sales salary? What is the average medical equipment sales salary? According to the 2016 Medical Equipment Sales Salary Report, capital and durable medical equipment sales professionals earn an average total income of $152,199, with an average base of $81,840 (Median Base $65,000, Median Total $135,000). Average medical […]

• Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

A quick tip from the medical device recruiter:  Many medical device companies use applicant tracking software to screen out candidates. Your resume will need the right keywords to get through, so pay attention to the job descriptions. Changing something as simple as “orthopedic” to “orthopaedic” can get your resume approved or rejected by the system. Having a […]

• Monday, May 23rd, 2016

A quick tip from the medical device recruiter:  “The attention spam of people has significantly changed over the years. Recruiters or not, most people do not read top to bottom anymore. They are constantly skimming and looking at different parts of their documents. If you do not structure your resume to appeal to the reader, […]

• Wednesday, February 03rd, 2016

1) Showcase your LinkedIn  If the hiring manager or HR manager is interested in you, they are very likely – if not always – going to search for you on LinkedIn. We live in a fast paced world. Make yourself accessible and make it easier on the hiring manager to contact you by becoming one […]

• Monday, May 11th, 2015

Are you ready for your 2015 job search? One of your first tasks is probably polishing your resume… but oh, how the times have changed. The new reality in executive job hunting demands not only a powerful marketing package for your skills, but also a keen awareness of social media, Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), recruiter preferences, and […]