Medical science liaison (MSL) Career development and job satisfaction are related but distinct. In this episode, I talk about "satisfaction" and ways of thinking about career growth in terms of verbs and adjectives versus nouns.
Instead of measuring your career with job titles or labels, measure your growth along verbs and adjectives. This helps broaden your perspective in casting a wider net of markets or industries that can use your specific set of strengths and skills.
Look at values that matter to you. Do you value knowledge sharing and acquisition? Do you value thought leadership and advocacy? These are important to consider when looking at what sustains your satisfaction along the career path -- not just "in a particular (MSL) job."
Look at your resource investment in your career identity and personal identity.
Resource cited -- MSL Job Satisfaction: 5 questions to ask.
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Today's Featured MSL Institute Resource: Medical Science Liaison Metrics
Throughout the product life-cycle, key contributions from field medical teams included thought leader identification, competitive intelligence, therapeutic landscape monitoring, clinical site/investigator identification, and facilitating knowledge exchange within the company and between company and its thought leaders.
Today's Featured MSL Compliance archive
…Some companies gamble with a false notion of safe harbor for medical liaison activities. Take the example of joint visits. A rep, thinking the MSL has complete regulatory freedom to “promote” off-label, will greet the physician and say, ‘Here’s our MSL who can tell you about the use of drug X in (a nonapproved indication).’