Networking

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...


coach_tom

Thomas Patrick
Chuna

Using email the right way

Hello everyone!In this installment, I wanted to cover something fundamental to your job search, and that would be “effective email communication.”


gaia.shamis

Gaia
Vasiliver-Shamis

LinkedIn Debunked – Part II

In the first part I covered your Linkedin profile, its importance and how to build your network. In this post we will take it to the next step – groups, endorsements, influencers and what not.Join the right groups


maida.beth

Maida
Taylor

Networking -- Part III: Get out of the house!

The past two years, after my long term consulting jobs wrapped up, I found myself more than a bit dispirited.  While “engaged,” my days were packed.  Up at 5 am to do conference calls to Europe or Asia.  Or up all night working on training slides.  Hopping on planes to Paris,...


gaia.shamis

Gaia
Vasiliver-Shamis

LinkedIn Debunked – Part I

Hope you are all having a great start for 2013!  If one of your New Year’s resolutions was “network more” or “get a profile on LinkedIn,” then this post is for you!  Actually, it’s for anyone who wants to use LinkedIn effectively so keep on reading.


maida.beth

Maida
Taylor

Biotech Networking: Part II

Last month I met Toby Freedman, PhD, Author and Founder/President  of Synapsis Search. (http://www.synapsissearch.com/about.htm)According to her bio:“ Toby launched Synapsis Search in 2006 after completing her book, Career Opportunities in Biotechnology and Drug Development (www.careersbiotec...


maida.beth

Maida
Taylor

Networking: Where I have been this month

I have been trying to network…meet other scientists working in the pharmaceutical field.  And the Bay Area (aka Biotech Bay) has an overwhelming number of events each week.  I recently attended two career talks sponsored by the Association of Women in Science (http://www.awis.org), and w...


maida.beth

Maida
Taylor

Public Health or Corporate Wealth?

I am sitting in an auditorium at Georgetown University attending a symposium on the influence of the pharmaceutical industry on scientific publications and continuing medical education.  This is a decidedly hostile crowd.  The crusaders are all here, including Arnold Relman, MD, professor ...


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...


virginie.adam

Virginie
Adam

Networking: you never know who you’ll end up meeting!

With the start of the fall semester at Penn, On-Campus Recruiting has also now swung into action. Various large firms come out here, giving informational talks (i.e. propaganda sessions) about their work and how to become one of the ‘elite’ who join them. The university also hosts a number of Ca...