Using Social Media to Advance Your Life Sciences Career: Strategize With Megan Driscoll

Jun 12, 2013

NEW YORK, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the pharmaceutical industry continues to change, it has never been more important for industry professionals to keep ahead of career opportunities. Even if you're not planning to change jobs soon, having a strategy is essential.

Unfortunately, there is a huge amount of advice, much of it conflicting, on everything from how to write a resumé, to developing an online presence and building a network. As a result, many underuse, or misuse, social media.

To help address these issues, CPhI will present an hour-long video chat on Monday, June 17, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. ET. Our guest speaker, recruiter and career expert Megan Driscoll, President of Boston-based Pharmalogics Inc., will offer advice on developing an online presence and making it part of an effective career strategy.

A special focus of the program will be using social media, to cut through the online noise and ensure that your online presence gets results.

During this program, Ms. Driscoll will share real-life examples of what to do, as well as what to avoid. She will also offer best-practices for:

  • Examining your career so far ‒ Where are you, and where would you like to be? Are your resumé and online presence in line with your goals? What are hiring managers looking for?
  • Using LinkedIn ‒ Must-haves, dos and don'ts for profiles, group discussions, and sharing
  • Plunging into Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube, effectively and efficiently
  • Getting comfortable with video

The program will be interactive, and attendees will be able to ask Ms. Driscoll questions directly.  After the live event, the program will also be available on-demand on

For more information and to register for this free event, please click here:

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Amy Averbook
Sr. Marketing Director
(917) 743-2693

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