Interviews

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Thomas Patrick
Chuna

The interview went great! Now what?

So you spent all day meeting with hiring authorities, and you got along great. You feel there was a meeting of the minds, and you are sure you did all you could do to make your case. Chances are, you heard these words as you left:1.)“We have a few more people to talk to, and we’ll be in con...


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Clement
Weinberger

You’re in (a) good company

So how do you know that? You don't have to be a rocket scientist to answer that question. I mean – if you just think about the people you are talking or sitting with at the moment, or those you are working with right now, it's not so hard to decide if you are in “good company.” After all, you ...


nick

Nick
Folger

Welcome to the Virtual Job Summit

The Job Summit is here!  If you haven’t already, you’ll want to sign up and visit the virtual environment.For Employers, please know that we will continue to add booths to the event until October 4th.  It’s never too late to put your organization forward to this very talented set of ...


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Peggy
McKee

4 Truly Impressive Job Interview Techniques

Ever wonder how (and if) the tools I urge candidates to use in their job interviews really work?


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Nick
Folger

8 Ways to Prepare for the Virtual Job Summit

The Virtual Job Summit is a great opportunity to make yourself known to employers that interest you.  Employers are looking for top talent from across the U.S. to fill their open positions.  Here are some ways to ensure you make the most of your experience:1. Shop the employer booths early...


peggy

Peggy
McKee

30/60/90-Day Plans: Your Key to Winning Every Job Interview

So what happens when the playing field for the job you want is filled with strong, qualified, experienced candidates?  Are you stuck with hoping someone likes your personality better?  Should you just give up and wait for a better job market?  Of course not.


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Sarah
Pick

Applying for Positions at Academic Institutions (Part 2)

In Part 1, David Rasko, PhD, shared his tips for post-docs who are looking for a research position at an academic institution.  David is an Assistant Professor, Microbiology & Immunology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and a scientist at the Institute for Genome Sciences, ...


peggy

Peggy
McKee

How to Calm Your Job Interview Nerves

Has your upcoming job interview turned you into a bundle of nerves?  It’s no wonder.  You’re on the spot and it’s make-or-break time.   The good news is that you can relax, be calm, and still have a fantastic interview with the tips I’m going to give you in the video below:


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Maida
Taylor

BLOG: Boosting, bragging, boasting or baloney: How do you talk about yourself?

You travel to another city for a day of interviews.  Often, you will be parked in a room, and a parade of people rotates through.  HR, your direct report, people above you in the hierarchy and people below.  Lab people, lawyer people, likeable people, and some not so much.   And ...


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Thomas Patrick
Chuna

From Job Seeker to Job Hunter

Hello Everyone! I’m Tom, and I was recently invited to blog for Bio Careers. I look forward to serving the community by writing on topics pertaining to job search planning, interview preparation, effective follow–up, and much more. I will also offer my take on what I see happening in t...