Video Resume and Ways You Can Use It to Advance Your Career

March 28, 2016

When talking about the today’s job market, the first thing you will most likely to admit is that it’s highly competitive. That is why creating the video resume as an attachment for your traditional curriculum vitae will not only make you stand out from the bunch of job seekers, but also help you to get […]

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2 Ways I’m Saving TONS on My Healthcare Expenses This Year

February 10, 2016

For many years, I wasn’t paying too much attention to our healthcare expenses.  In the good ole’ days before Obamacare starting causing premiums to skyrocket, I used to just have an HMO which covered virtually everything 100% with reasonable premiums.  Over the past few years though, I started to see premiums skyrocket (43% increase one […]

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How to Negotiate a New Job Offer – My Recent Experience in BioPharma

December 28, 2015

For regular followers of the blog over the years, you may know I’ve been a biopharma employee for many years at the same company.  Over the years, I’ve had some ups and downs in my career and the occasional headhunter overture here and there.  Finally, I had an offer that was so compelling from both […]

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Your Job Probably Has Nothing to Do with your College Major

December 22, 2013

I’m often amazed when I hear what a friend or colleague’s undergraduate degree is and how it has absolutely nothing to do with their college major.  What I do doesn’t really have much to do with my undergrad either.  If I just run through my various friends and family members and contrast their major with […]

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My Strange Experience Buying “Suits” at JosABank

August 5, 2013

So, I got a new job yay! (Here’s the Interview Question That Threw Me for a Loop).  I will need to take my attire more seriously since I’ll be dealing with company executives both within and external to my firm now rather than running all my meetings over the phone.  Recognizing that I’ve been wearing […]

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The Interview Question That Threw Me For a Loop (and I Got the Job Anyway)

July 17, 2013

I interviewed recently for a new position. I’d been in the same spot for a few years now and was looking for a new challenge (and a promotion never hurts either!).  A good opportunity came along in our outsourcing group so I threw my name in the hat.  After making it past the hiring manager […]

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