Lynn Hazan and Associates Jobs listings, Articles, and Webinars
01-06-21: 21st Anniversary in 2021: We Live Our Commitment To You
Lynn Hazan & Associates are dedicated to leading the charge in recruiting talent. 2021 marks our 21st year as a company! This will be an exciting year and marks a turning point in optimism for hiring. We are committed to growing and doing great work on behalf of our clients.

One of my favorite creative outlets is making collages. It gives me permission to source headlines and images and put words to work. When everything comes together, I have my "aha" moment. What will your "aha" moment be for 2021?

Tip: What creative talent and skills will you bring to your employer? Be prepared to show some samples.

“Creativity is intelligence having fun.” - Albert Einstein

Start the new year right.

Send us your updated credentials. Let's discuss how LH&A can place you. Reach Lynn at or 312-369-9802.

In This Edition:
1) Our Current Job Openings
  • Remote Medical Writer/Senior Medical Writer - Remote Medical Communications Agency
  • Patent Agent - IP Law firm - Interviews to be conducted when their offices fully reopen. 
  • Marketing/PR/Recruiting Intern - LH&A - Virtual Position 

2) Candidate Consulting Services - Virtual Resume Review & Empowered Job Seeker.
Winter discount offered!

3) Featured Article - 5 Ways To Kick Start Your Productivity In 2021

4) Upcoming Events - Webinars on The US Election, Job Searching, Networking, and Women & Diversity.
Our Current Openings
Medical Writer/Sr. Medical Writer - Medical Communications Agency
Are you passionate about science, medicine, and education? Are you energized by collaborative work? Are you an aspiring Medical Writer with 0-1 year of experience? Or are you a Medical Writer with 1-4+ years of experience? If so, we have a job opening for a Medical Writer or a Senior Medical Writer. Will consider candidates with more experience. Writing test is part of the application process.

Want to work virtually for growing boutique MedComm agency? For a new graduate, this position will start as 40 hours/week contract position to transition to full-time virtual employment after 3 months of successful engagement.  Learn more here

Patent Agent- Intellectual Property Law Firm - Chicago
Interviews to be conducted when their offices fully reopen
Are you a certified Patent Agent with 2-5 years of experience in biotech, biochemistry, pharmacology, biology or molecular biology in a legal setting or industry? Have admission to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark office? Have a PhD with at least a 3.0 GPA? Enjoy being challenged to work on breakthrough products and inventions? 
Learn more here
Marketing/PR/Recruiting INTERN - Virtual
Our internship program is unique in that we share knowledge: we teach and learn from each other.

Flexible hours; can receive college credit.

Work side-by-side with President and other interns in an energetic environment.

A definite career builder for a student or new grad interested in marketing, communications, human resources or recruiting.  

Click here to keep reading...

Candidate Consulting Services - Virtual
Resume Review & Empowered Job Seeker Services
It’s a new year, so it’s time for a new resume. Check out our resources and get prepared for 2021. Contact us to get started.

- The Resume Review 
In this session, Lynn Hazan will help you to break through the clutter of similar, boring resumes. You will receive practical suggestions and tips on how to revamp your resume. Complimentary follow-up phone session to assess revised resume is included. Time permitting, LinkedIn profiles will also be evaluated. 
Price: $125 One hour - with discount. Includes complimentary Resource Kit, for a total $200 value.
- Empowered Job Seeker
"Empowered Job Seeker™" is a program that helps candidates undergo effective job searches in the ever-changing marketplace. In this 3-hour (1.5 hours each session), one-on-one or group consultation, participants learn proven techniques to more successfully market themselves as the candidates of choice. 
Learn How To:
  • Find jobs in the hidden job market
  • Improve your networking, social media, and LinkedIn skills
  • Refine your interviewing and negotiating expertise
  • Position yourself in the marketplace for advancement and promotion
  • Seek out niches where you can add value
  • Strengthen your resume and LinkedIn profile
  • Work effectively with a recruiter
Price: $225 total (2 sessions, each 1.5 hours) with discount. $300 value in total.

Participant Testimonial:
"Lynn's personal branding workshop was great. I really enjoyed it and learned several new ways of distilling my experience. I was able to put some of it into practice the next day during a phone interview - I had a case story at the ready. I also enjoyed "Calling Cards" and have shared the exercise with two friends. I always find Lynn's input and advice to be so helpful."

Featured Article
Engagement and wellness lessons that must be learned from the past year
We all learned many painful lessons in 2020.

For execs, perhaps the most pressing takeaway is the stark reminder that employees can make or break any business. Sinking or swimming in 2021 is based entirely on the performance of your “human capital,” but how can you unleash your workers’ full potential in what’s sure to remain a fragmented, volatile landscape?

Deloitte’s 2021 Global Human Capital Trends report offers five definitive trends that wellness pros, HR staffers, and communicators should pay close attention to and build their strategies around. Deloitte says the difference between merely “surviving” and ascending into organizational “thriving” boils down to these five steps:

Read more here

 Upcoming Events
During this webinar, motivational speaker, Steve Hughes, will share his advice on building a strong impression that becomes your building blocks to an ever-expanding network and a continuing flow of job opportunities. Steve's approach combines the latest business and sociological studies with real-world practical insights that you can use to connect more effectively with everyone you meet. Here are a few of the topics that Steve will address during his presentation:

  • Discover the simple yet often overlooked things you can do to improve the way people perceive you.

  • Be the most interesting candidate on the interview list.

  • Make awkward pauses a thing of the past.

  • Connect with people with ease, whether you’re face-to-face or on a phone screen.

Date: Wednesday, January 6th
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM CST
Cost: $20.00
Access: here
2. THURSDAY 01/07Overcome the Greatest Barriers in Your Job Search (free)
It is estimated that eight out of ten employees working would change their job if offered a better opportunity. That is great news for anyone in a current job search because it will result in more jobs becoming available. This session will address the greatest barriers you are facing in your job search including: 
  • Social Media
  • The Mental Game
  • Over or Under-qualified
  • Too Many Choices

Date: Thursday, January 7th
Time: 12:00 pm CST
Access: here

Presented by Becker's Healthcare. Informed by female leaders at Becker’s and speakers from Memorial Hermann, UChicago Medicine, Geisinger, and other leading systems, this forum is designed to empower meaningful peer-to-peer dialogue about gender equity in the workplace and women’s advancement.

Sessions packed with ideas, best practices, and guidance on what works to further gender equity in the workplace and what well-intentioned efforts fall short.

The eight female leaders featured will share their perspectives for various fields, including talent and HR, strategy, and clinical affairs.

Date: Monday, January 11th
Time: 1:00 PM-3:00 PM CST
Access: here
4. TUESDAY 01/12A Day in the Life of a Job Seeker (free)
We will review what you should accomplish each and every day of your job search if you want to enjoy improved results. During this session, we will address the following:
  • Daily activities and priorities
  • Networking
  • Follow-Ups
  • Tracking and reviews

Date: Tuesday, January 12th
Time: 2:00 PM CST
Access: here

5. WEDNESDAY 01/13 — The US Election, COVID-19, and the Future of the Global Economy (free)
Presented by University of Chicago Booth School of Business. At Economic Outlook 2021 in Chicago, a panel of Booth experts will discuss some of the most talked-about issues facing the global economy today, including the 2020 US presidential election, the COVID-19 pandemic, economic stimulus, fiscal and monetary policies, interest rates, and inflation.

Lineup of speakers includes Austan D. Goolsbee, Randall S. Kroszner, and Raghuram G. Rajan, all professors at Booth as well as globally renowned economists.

Date: Wednesday, January 13th
Time: Noon - 1 PM CST
Access: here

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