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Volume 22, Issue 1 - Medical Writing Education

Your professional association: A great way to expand your skills and advance your career

Abstract

Many medical writers and translators are not members of professional associations. While online networking is clearly accepted as a key element for success in business, the benefits of joining associations are still not obvious to all, even though effective networking and having a public profile are viewed as key tools in today's business world. This article highlights the reasons for joining professional associations and the career advantages of membership.

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