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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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 ...
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 ...