Interviews

gaia.shamis

Gaia
Vasiliver-Shamis

Got a Plan?

If you read my previous post  you know I’m a big fan of plans and being flexible about them too.  As I see many  trainees prioritizing another experiment over spending an hour to plan for their career, I thought of writing a post about how  to create your plan instead of waitin...


megsterz

Meghan
Mott

Spring 2012 Virtual Job Summit

For the past two months, Bio Careers members have been gearing up for the Spring 2012 Virtual Job Summit. As one of the most effective and creative resources Bio Careers provides, this biannual event brings together employers in academia, industry and other fields with life science postgraduate jobs...


nick

Nick
Folger

Networking at the Job Summit

The live event for the Virtual Job Summit is just around the corner.  For many, it will mean the opportunity to present yourself and your credentials to some very attractive employers.  However, you should know that there’s also an opportunity to meet each other and network with your pee...


nick

Nick
Folger

Video Interviews at the Job Summit

A number of you will meet recruiters at the Job Summit who find that your background matches well with their needs.  They will either want more time with you or to introduce you to their hiring manager (the line manager for whom you would work).


nick

Nick
Folger

How to be your best during a Video Chat

As the October 5th and 6th live days at the Virtual Job Summit approach, you probably have a few thoughts in mind.  How can I best take advantage of these live days?  How do I make a stong impression in a video chat?  Here are X steps that can help.


nick

Nick
Folger

Job Board Applications

You may know that the Bio Careers Job Board has more listings for U.S. postgraduate life scientists than any other Job Board.  In fact, it’s not even close!We’re rewarded by the fact that so many of you are so active on our job board, searching the listings, applying for jobs, and uploading...


nick

Nick
Folger

Employer Reviews

Did you know that 75% of our jobseekers are experienced alumni who are out there working in a broad range of occupations?  Do you think it would be helpful in your job search if those ahead of you gave you some insights on the pluses and minuses of those employers (be they Postdoc Programs, Bio...


peggy

Peggy
McKee

The Top 5 Questions to Ask In Your Interview

Are you aware of how critical it is that you ask questions of your own during your interview?  Whether it’s for a position in academia, a research laboratory, or a sales/technical support position in a private company, the questions you ask can uncover vital information that can be used ...


ms.wennylin

Wenny
Lin

How to write a great recommendation letter – for yourself

The first thing I learned in graduate school had nothing to do with PCR or cell culture. Walking the halls of the lonely ivy-covered ivory tower, I learned that you are your own absolute best (and sometimes, only) advocate. Nobody, not even your kindly mentor/advisor, will look out for you the same ...