Executive recruiting firm Lynn Hazan & Associates (LH&A) is pleased to announce partnerships with the University of Maryland, Baltimore and the University of California, Irvine to create career workshops for their postdoc students, specializing in health sciences.

Lynn Hazan, founder of LH&A, is expanding her consulting services to offer seminar programs to postdoctoral students seeking industry employment.

These virtual interactive workshops focus on relationship-based communication skills. Participants will strengthen their abilities in personal branding, interviewing and positioning themselves as candidates of choice. By taking advantage of Hazan’s expertise, they will develop the competitive edge to win in the job market.

“We at LH&A are in a unique position to coach these candidates because of our extensive expertise in placing talent in medical writing, data science, online learning, public relations and communications in health sciences,” said Hazan. “Our experience spans corporate, agencies, start-ups, professional associations, entrepreneurial companies, and not-for-profits.”

Hazan has previously presented at workshops for the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA), Women in Bio, CHIentist, and the postdoctoral chapter at Northwestern University. The firm has also participated in postdoc conferences at Chicago Women in STEM, University of Illinois at Chicago, Northwestern University, and the University of Chicago.

With 36 years of recruiting experience and 21 years at the forefront of LH&A, Hazan looks forward to expanding her firm’s services to help empower and enrich the next generation of talent.

“We have a special affinity for positions in healthcare and medical communications,” said Hazan. “We are the “relationship recruiters”; this is an opportunity to foster professional affiliations with candidates as they start — and continue — their postdoc careers.”

By prioritizing top talent, human connection and authenticity, Hazan has developed LH&A into a firm that thrives on trust, successful placements and repeat business.

Contact Lynn Hazan & Associates at:

79 W. Monroe St. Suite 1308, Chicago, IL 60603

312.369.9802 or lynn@lhazan.com


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Take advantage of executive recruiter Lynn Hazan’s communication and networking expertise in new hands-on webinars. The University of Maryland, Baltimore and the University of California, Irvine are partnering with Lynn Hazan & Associates (LH&A) to offer their postdocs the opportunity to position themselves as the candidates of choice when applying for jobs.

Participants will engage in experiential activities related to resume writing, interviewing, building personal brands, and engaging with potential employers. They will learn how to establish themselves as ideal candidates. Included in the interactive workshop are tips on how to create a “hierarchy of influence” using LinkedIn. Hazan’s 36-plus years of marketing and communications experience are guaranteed to boost your professional skills and help you enter the postdoctoral career of your dreams.


Lynn Hazan, President, Lynn Hazan & Associates, Inc. has worked as an executive recruiter for 36 years. The year 2021 marks her 21st anniversary as President of LH&A. She specializes in communications, marketing and consulting searches for clients throughout the U.S., with a special emphasis on the Chicago area and Midwest.

Her clients are Fortune 500 and entrepreneurial companies, PR and advertising agencies, trade associations and not for profits. Clients represent companies in healthcare, pharmaceuticals, medical education, technology, consulting, packaged goods, food, insurance, , financial, legal and professional services, transportation, real estate, architecture, industrial products, manufacturing, publishing, advertising and public relations. Candidates are placed in consumer, business-to-business and non-profit sectors.

Lynn’s philosophy as a recruiter represents what she calls “relationship marketing”. She maintains long-term relationships with both clients and candidates to ensure successful placements.

She was recently interviewed via video and podcasts including, “Corporate to Entrepreneur”, with Lisa Williams, “Intercultural Talk” with Deanna Shoss, and “Women’s Leadership Podcast series with Scott Becker. Lynn was also cited in the Chicago Tribune’s article “ Standing Out in a Crisis Economy”.

Lynn is heavily involved in the professional community. She was awarded the Life Time Achievement Award by DePaul University’s Driehaus College of Business – Marketing Advisory Council in June 2018. Lynn also served as Past-President for DePaul University’s Marketing Advisory Council and is currently on its executive board.

LH&A recruits heavily in the life sciences. Lynn has presented career and training workshops for Women in Bio, CHIentist, AMWA, and the Postdoc Association at Northwestern University. She has participated in Postdoc conferences in the Chicago area at the University of Illinois/Chicago, University of Chicago, and Northwestern University. She will also be presenting at the University of California/Irvine in July 2021.

Lynn is an active member of Women in Bio, and the Chicago BMA (Member of the Year for 2011-2012 and New Member of the Year for 2003-2004). Lynn also volunteers for Chicago Innovation.

In June 2003, Hazan was recognized as a Chicagoan of the Year by the Chicago Jewish News in recognition of her humanitarian relief work on behalf of Ethiopian Jewry.

A professional storyteller, Lynn is also a published writer. She performs throughout the Chicago area, United States, Canada, Mexico [Rancho La Puerta], the former Soviet Union, England, Ethiopia and Israel for audiences of all ages. Lynn also conducts a variety of workshops, including corporate storytelling for clients, universities and professional organizations.

A native of Montreal, Canada, Lynn graduated with a B.A. from McGill University, Montreal, Canada and an M.A. from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Workshop Description

Interviewing for Jobs in Industry: Creating a Win – Win for Postdocs

Come one, come all! Lynn Hazan, Founder and President of Lynn Hazan & Associates, executive recruiting firm, will present the Interviewing Workshop to the University of Maryland-Baltimore on June 22nd at 12 pm.

In this interactive webinar, Lynn will review the basics of interviewing and skills that all Postdocs should know when transitioning from Postdoc to industry positions. Lynn has over 36 years of experience placing Postdocs, PhDs, PharmDs, and other high caliber talent for positions in pharma, healthcare, disease groups, professional associations, and entrepreneurial companies. Lynn has presented workshops for AMWA, Women Bio, CHIentist, and Postdoc Associations.

In the workshop, Lynn will share her tips and tricks to help candidates interview to WIN! This includes how to work with a recruiter, your 6 Word Story, branding, Unique Positioning Statement [UPS], core values, and interviewing via Zoom. The module will also include a section with resource materials for follow-up.


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