Here’s a tip that you should always keep in mind: Never leave all the question asking up to the interviewer. You always want to ask questions during your job interview. There are three reasons for this:• It helps you uncover information you can’t get anywhere else…who’s a better sour...
This blog provides insight into what human resources professionals are looking for in a resume. Hopefully this information will be useful as you craft your resume and tailor it for specific jobs. First and foremost, your resume is a marketing and branding tool that shows your experience,...
How long is it now? How many months of searching Monster, Biospace, Bio Careers, LinkedIn and other sites looking for a job? Six months, nine months, a year? How many screening interviews, HR conversations, talks with CEOs, COOs, CFOs, VPs? Two intervi...
I usually write pieces that are valuable for the talent in our network, but for this article, I decided to write one that pertains more to my own interests. This topic has come up repeatedly in the thousands of emails, resumes, cover letters, and phone messages that I have received through...
We would like to let you know about the next free webinars coming soon on Bio Careers: 1. Presenter: Jennifer Reineke Pohlhaus, PhD Topic: Career Path: "Science Policy: Making the Switch" Wed, 7/25/12, 1-2PM EST Register to this webinar: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register...
In the last few months, I have received so many questions about cover letters. People have asked me, are they important? Do people read them? Are they worthwhile? Who sees them? Should they be customized? etc, Due to all of the questions, I thought I would write a blog...
I have been a postdoctoral fellow for approaching seven years. Over the past few years, I have been instinctively drawn to expand my horizons by joining various associations. I enjoyed leading the Postdoctoral Association (PDA) at my institution; being a member of the Board of Directors ...
Hi everyone!When I’m asked, “what’s the hardest part of a job search”? I always say the same thing – “making sure that the jobseeker doesn’t mentally and emotionally ‘check out’ of the process” Here is an example of “checking out”… let’s say you find a pertinent (or ...