The Reinvigorating Effect of January

There is always something special about January. After the delights of Christmas and the recent cold snap we have been shivering through, that might strike you as an odd claim. However, hear me out and bear in mind the fact that I work in recruitment… Be it a New Year’s resolution or people simply having

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Christmas Party, MedComms Style

Last night the MedComms Professionals team held their annual Christmas Social at the Slug and Lettuce on Fetter Lane in London. We invited many of our candidates from all different kinds of backgrounds and companies to join together in a casual Christmas orientated socialising and networking event. As we believe it is vital to maintain

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Medical Writer’s Christmas List

It really doesn’t matter anymore if you don’t know every like and dislike of the people in your life. Thanks to the internet, there are now Christmas lists for all and sundry, which fortunately means there is no need to scratch your head and stress over what to get for your friends and relatives. The

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Getting In the Zone

Ah, that intense work related panic. We’ve all been there. Some important deadline is looming and it’s blotting out everything else on the horizon. But all you need is to get into that mythical “zone” that certain level of focus where everything is supremely easy and the work flows like never before. Not that I’m

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Feeding the Writing Monster

If you hadn’t noticed, it’s November. For some this means we are one step closer to Christmas (which as far as I’m concerned really ought to be confined to December but the advertisers decide otherwise). However, a select few know it better as NaNoWriMo or National Novel Writing Month where participants by hook and by

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Recruitment Nightmares

You know the score, you finally get a tricky candidate to interview but they suddenly grow and extra head and bite the hiring manager with it. Or you turn up at a major client meeting only to belatedly realise at the last minute you’re completely starkers. Then when you get back to the office your

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