Be prepared

For 100+ years, the Boy Scouts have preached as their motto:  Be prepared. I’m learning to heed this advice more as I head out on adventures.  Traveling in the winter can create all sorts of problems.  Whether it’s the snow in Pittsburgh, the rain in Florida, or even the NFC Championships in San Francisco, my…

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Advice from Mark Murcko — Building great teams and companies

It was incredible to have the renowned scientist Mark Murcko attend the BioBreakfast meeting in Pittsburgh this week.  He’s so down to earth and generous with his time!  For me, the highlight of his talk was when he described the essentials for building a great company:   As a recruiter, I was especially excited to hear how important…

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Overcommunication is the Key to Success

Have you ever heard anyone say that they received too much communication in the interview process?  I’m guessing not.  When you’re waiting to hear back from a job application or waiting to set up an onsite interview or anticipating a job offer, have you ever received too much communication?  Probably not.  I’m not sure it’s possible to over…

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2024 Unleashed: Blueprint for a Career Kickstart

New year, new you!  So you’re ready to embark on a new role, and you’re wondering, where do I start?  The following checklist will help launch you into that new position: Resume – Ensure your resume is ready to wow!  What problems have you solved in your current role? What are your main functions, what do…

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