The Final Steps of Your Journey: Resume writing, interview skills, and job search etiquette for pharmaceutical and life science industry professionals ( 3 of 3 in a series)

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Duration: 60 minutes
Member Fee: FREE
Non-Member Fee: Not available to nonmembers

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  • Tara Clem, Regional Staffing Manager, TalentWRx, LLC
  • Kurt Moore, President, TalentWRx, LLC

How You Will Benefit

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Identify and position your transferable skills for potential alternative industry positions
  • Define job searching etiquette and what it means for getting the job you want
  • Recognize and utilize the new rules of resume writing
  • Identify and apply successful interviewing techniques for success
  • Define the follow up process for writing a thank you note


The final steps of any journey are often the most crucial. Many professionals find that careful planning and hard work are not enough to ensure their acceptance into a new environment. One must also be able to effectively communicate in a variety of forms and contexts; otherwise they will not be allowed to proceed as they had hoped.

Who Should Participate

  • ISPE Members (only)
  • 3 years in industry or more
  • Perhaps working in one company for a number of years, and need to freshen resume / approach / view

Presenters' Biographies

Tara Clem has over 10 years of successful leadership and management experience. Most recently, she was a National Accounts executive for a Life Sciences staffing provider, where she was a proven innovator in customer solutions and candidate source development. Her success as a leader and mentor helped to create high performance teams that achieved results. She is a graduate of Purdue University and is an active member of the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering.

Kurt Moore is founder and President of TalentWRx, LLC, a life sciences staffing services firm based in Tampa, FL with additional service locations in the Carolinas and Baltimore, MD. TalentWRx has been recognized as Rookie Business of the Year in 2008 and enjoyed consistent growth. Prior to TalentWRx, Kurt was CEO of a publicly traded staffing firm, Ablest Inc., where he assembled a best of class leadership team and achieved industry low employee turnover while growing sales organically from $20 million to $145 million over 15 years. He has more than 25 years in the staffing industry, beginning as an entry level staffing supervisor and holding various operational, sales, and sales management positions. He currently serves on the Advisory Council for Employ Florida Banner Center for Biotechnology and the Advisory Board for the Health Administration Program at TBT.

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