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Gaia
Vasiliver-Shamis

How to Give an Effective Talk

We’ve all been there, sitting through yet another B-O-R-I-N-G seminar that you decided to attend because the title sounded so interesting, your boss told you to go or, let’s be honest, there was free food involved.


Lauren Celano

Lauren
Celano

The Art of Follow-up

Following up with individuals who you meet at scientific conferences, networking, and other activities is important to develop relationships with your connections.  Over time, these relationships can provide insight into industry, various career paths, and job opportunities. These should be act...


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Thomas Patrick
Chuna

Do things that are helpful, not this. Part III

Hello Everyone!In our last few installments, we’ve been discussing emails, cover letters, and resumes designed and sent out by those “build and blast” sites you can find all over the internet. 


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Thomas Patrick
Chuna

Do things that are helpful, not this. Part II

Hello Everyone!Last time, I talked about receiving a resume and cover letter from one of those “build and blast” websites you find all over the web promising to help job seekers. I gave you my take on those sites, and shared the subject line of the email as the first of many shining examples of ...


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Thomas Patrick
Chuna

Actors do it, so should you

This week I would like to talk about some very effective things that will help you do better when talking to people during your job search: Preparation and RehearsalPreparation is simply thinking ahead….thinking of how you can answer questions such as “why have you been looking for work thi...


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Thomas Patrick
Chuna

But what if they don't have an opening?

Hello everyone!Since this is my first blog submission after the Biocareers.com webinar last week, I wanted to re-address one of the topics I brought up, and continue some thoughts raised by the follow up questions from the audience. 


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Peggy
McKee

Coaching for Athletes--I Mean, Scientists

Coaching isn’t just for athletes anymore.  In any instance where you’re trying to move from one career spot to another, you can virtually always benefit from the help of a career coach, or an interview coach.


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Thomas Patrick
Chuna

Working With Independent Recruiters Pt 4: “Show them the money”?

As you can guess, this installment is about “the money question”... We’re not talking about salary negotiations.  Rather, I have some strategies to help you answer the recruiters when they ask you the following: “How much money are you making, anyway”?Most folks answer with somet...


Lauren Celano

Lauren
Celano

Lauren’s blog: Insights on the Job Search Process

I am passionate about career development and assisting people in making the right connections for career and personal success.  I really enjoy working with individuals who have advanced degrees and who want to make a difference through their scientific foundation and business interests.


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Wenny
Lin

Evidence-based life coaching

I remember reading a very interesting article in The New Yorker by Dr. Atul Gawande entitled “Personal Best,” in which he emphasizes that even highly skilled and trained surgeons can improve their techniques with a coach.He asked a coach to watch him in surgery and point out potential improvemen...