Lynn Hazan and Associates Jobs listings, Articles, and Webinars
12-29-20: A New Year, New You & New Jobs
Here's to a Happy New Year for 2021! After everything we have gone through, individually and collectively, it's a good time to turn the page. Clients have already informed us that they will be hiring in 2021. Be ready. How are your resumes? Samples? Cover letters? Make sure your materials are all up to date.

Tip: Interviewers will ask if you have grown, both personally and professionally during the pandemic. Be ready to answer with authenticity.

“Don't wait for your ship to come in, swim out to it” - Cathy Hopkins

May you and your family have a bright new year from all of us at LH&A.

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.
Holiday discount offered!

3) Featured Article - 12 Smart Phrases You Should Use in an Interview Process to Help Land Your Next Job

4) Upcoming Events - Webinars on The US Election, COVID-19, and the Future of the Global Economy
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
- 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
12 Smart Phrases You Should Use in an Interview Process to Help Land Your Next Job
So you've written an awesome cover letter and you've perfected your resume. However you did it, you've made it to the next phase of landing a job: The interview.

For some charismatic job interviewers, this is the easy part -- show up, wear something spiffy, and let the charm fly.

For the rest of us, though, the interview is often the most nerve-wracking. Luckily, created a handy infographic with 12 useful phrases we should all be saying during each phase of the interview that will help land the job -- charisma or not.

Read more here

 Upcoming Events
1. 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
2. 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

3. 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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