Beginner CRA

CRA BASICS, TIPS AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT FOR ENTRY LEVEL CLINICAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATES OR THOSE INTERESTED IN BECOMING CLINICAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATES

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Why you need to have a good CV

I will tell you right now I never thought that my CV looked that good. I used a Word Resume template that had all these complicated cells. If I edited … Continue reading

August 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

What Should Your CV Look Like When You Are First Starting Out?

Hi Everyone, I know that I have been receiving this question a lot in my emails so I decided to address it in a public forum. When I first started … Continue reading

July 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Get Your CV Reviewed

Hi Future CRA’s, Update 1oSep2014: CV Reviews are no longer Available! I have received a lot of requests to review CV’s and resumes. I am happy to review them however … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · 2 Comments

How to Get the CRA Job Part 3: How to ace a CRA interview?

So now the battle is half won. Now that you have experience and have applied to the right position, finally you have been called back for an interview. An interview … Continue reading

July 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

How to Get the CRA Job Part 2: CRA Job descriptions and Which is the one for you

When I started applying for CRA jobs I only had 6 months or clinical research experience (No monitoring mind you) and I applied to EVERYTHING. I mean it did not … Continue reading

July 17, 2014 · 1 Comment

How to Get the CRA Job Part 1: What Experience You Need and How to Maximize it

I often hear people say that they have master’s degrees or PhD degrees or even a medical degree but they have been unsuccessful in getting a CRA position. Why is … Continue reading

July 11, 2014 · 10 Comments

Introducing the “How to Get the CRA Job” Series

Over the past several months I have received several emails from my blog readers who want to know specifics on how to break into the Clinical Research Associate role. I … Continue reading

July 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

Options within Drug Development out side of the CRA role

Hi Everyone, It’s been a long while since I posted! And it’s not because I don’t love you it’s just because I have been completely swamped. New projects and study … Continue reading

June 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

CRA Certification

A lot of people have been emailing me questions which are totally welcome and encouraged. I have been getting the same question over and over again and figured I should … Continue reading

October 25, 2013 · 5 Comments

Monitoring an Informed Consent

So imagine you are a monitor. You have flown hundreds of miles to a site and have finally arrived to begin your first look at the work the site has … Continue reading

October 22, 2013 · 4 Comments