Articles by Nora Philbin

College to Career: Helping Your Kids Transition

Graduating from college is the transition that so many of us work toward, but all of that excitement and achievement gets tempered by the anxiety that comes from diving headfirst into the job market. COVID-19 has complicated that transition in ...

What’s the Deal with Informational Interviews?

Here at Happy Spectacular, we are really big fans of the informational interview. We believe that no one has a successful career alone, and the more people you connect with in your career, the better. As often as possible, we ...

Burnout Is Real

By now, you’ve probably heard: burnout is real. A word and a concept that’s permeated our culture is now an official diagnosis according to the World Health Organization. The WHO added the diagnosis to its updated diagnostic manual (ICD-11) specifying ...

Job Spotlight: Clinical Research Coordinator

Introducing, Sina Malekian! Job Title: Clinical Research Coordinator II Industry: Healthcare + Research Company Size: 1200 physicians and 4000 employees; in my division, we have 60 people Years of Experience: 2 City: Chicago