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SURVEY: What KOL profiling/mapping activities do you find most valu...

SURVEY: Will artificial intelligence replace the MSL role?

SURVEY: What drives/drove you towards your first MSL role?

SURVEY: What MSL activity do you love the most?

SURVEY: What is the #1 capability of an MSL?

SURVEY: What is the main reason to leave your current MSL job?

SURVEY: What is the key factor to get promoted as an MSL

SURVEY: How much of your time is spent on pipeline?

SURVEY: How much bonus do you contractually get as an MSL?

SURVEY: How long does your MSL-KOL meeting last?

SURVEY: Do you have an in-field MSL plan for insight gathering?

SURVEY: Do you feel recognized as an MSL

SURVEY: What was your highest degree when you started your first MS...

SURVEY: How much does another company need to pay you extra to make...

SURVEY: How long did it take you to land your first MSL job? N=416

SURVEY: How happy are you in your current MSL role? N=382

SURVEY: Is an MBA valuable for a career in medical affairs? N=668

SURVEY: As an MSL, how often do you have to be in the office? N=409

SURVEY: As an MSL, how long should you wait before seeking a promot...

SURVEY: Did you negotiate your first MSL salary? N=1604

SURVEY: How important is it for MSLs to go to international confere...

SURVEY: As an MSL, on average, how many nights a month are you away...

SURVEY: How many MSL-KOLs interactions you expected to have per qua...

SURVEY: What was the industry/type of work you were in prior to you...

SURVEY: Newly recruited MSLs are struggling in their first year as ...

SURVEY: How many CVs did you send to land your first MSL interview?

SURVEY: How did you land your first MSL role?

SURVEY: How old were you when you started your first MSL job

SURVEY: What do you think is the best degree to (quickly) become an...

Top 6 tips on how to work with recruiters to land your 1st MSL role

The 4 steps of the MSL hiring Process

A composite endpoint in a clinical trial

5 key tips to get your MSL resume through resume-screening tools

5 common MSL interview mistakes

SURVEY: What topic would you present on in your final interview round?

SURVEY: How can you increase your changes of breaking into an MSL r...

SURVEY: Would you provide your current salary in an MSL interview?

SURVEY: To note or not to note as an MSL

Underqualified or Overqualified as an Aspiring MSL.

5 Tips to Stay Updated in Medical Literature for MSLs

What drives the cost of clinical trials

The costs of clinical trials

The 7+ Competencies of Highly Effective MSLs

12 tips to prepare for your first KOL meeting

15 steps to maximize your congress attendance as an MSL

Drug Development Takes Time

4 key tips on how to transition with no MSL experience*

4 Pieces of Advice for Aspiring Medical Science Liaison (MSLs)

Soft skills are essential for MSLs

Is job hopping bad for your MSL career?

Clinical trials audiobook for MSLs

The 4 pillars of MSL KPIs ...

Top 6 tips on how to work with recruiters to land your 1st MSL role

The 5 most common MSL interview questions

4 ways to identify KOLS and leverage it for your interview

5 common MSL interview mistakes

The 4 steps in the MSL hiring Process

Use your postdoc grand/fellowship money to get MSL career ready

How low can your postdoc go?

Nature Career Blog - Medical Science Liaison role for PhDs

All you need to know about the MSL role

Why pharmacists make great MSL?

Why a technical sales rep role can be a good jumping board to becom...

MSL CV radio silence - I never hear back from them. They only want ...

MSLs and investigator initiated studies (IIS)

Managing Key Opinion Leader (KOL) expectations

Key Opinion Leaders (KOLS) asking for funding

MSLs and advisory board meetings

MSL in-field insight gathering

MSL tips: End-of-year review - keeping a happy folder

MSL in-field excellence

KOLs and MSL knowledge testing

Key Opinion Leader (KOL) meeting preparation

What degree do I need to have to become an MSL?

Dr J #10 - Reflecting back on my MSL transition and my past career ...

Dr J #9 – I made it to the land of the MSL!

DR J. #8 - So close to the MSL role....

DR J. #7 - My MSL interview round 2+

Dr J. #6 - Let's get ready to rumble!!!!

DR J. #5 - The Heaviness vs. Happiness

DR J. #4 - From qualifications to competencies: how i finally achie...

DR J. #3 - The internal struggle of leaving academia

DR J. #2 - How not to go into a phone interview with a recruiter

DR J. #1 - In search of an MSL job

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