Articles by Nora Philbin

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

Habits To Get Ahead In Your Career

There’s no single magic recipe to a spectacular career, as much as we all wish there was. Even the best aptitude tests and leadership assessments can’t spit out your perfect job title, just like no one can promise you a ...