• Anna Schmidt posted an update in the hub Bio Career Hub: Tips for Life Science jobs & career opportunities 1 hour, 59 minutes ago

    9 Things to Immediately Delete Off Your Resume - Medix

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    The goal of a resume is to present your professional side to hiring managers and show them they need to hire you. However, there may be a few words or phrases lurking on your resume that will deter this mission. Delete these nine things on your resume immediately:

    Your Unprofessional Email Address

    If you’re still using that cute or edgy email…[Read more]

  • Anna Schmidt posted an update in the hub Bio Career Hub: Tips for Life Science jobs & career opportunities 23 hours, 31 minutes ago

    Pharmacists are in a good position to make the move into industry | Editorial | Pharmaceutical Journal

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    In the global pharmaceutical industry, a diverse range of career opportunities are on offer for people of varied disciplines. Pharmacists are highly suited to careers within the industry thanks to their understanding of pre-clinical science, drug development processes, drug licensing and how patients use the medicines they are prescribed.

    Yet…[Read more]

  • Riding Out Rejection | The Scientist Magazine®

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    In July 2012, while attending the 12th International Coral Reef Symposium in Cairns, Australia, Emily Darling received a heart-wrenching e-mail: Ecology Letters had rejected her paper on coral life histories. She was shocked. The paper had already gone through one very positive round of reviews, and Darling, then in the final months of her PhD…[Read more]

  • Anna Schmidt posted an update in the hub Bio Career Hub: Tips for Life Science jobs & career opportunities 2 days, 21 hours ago

    15 Things Only People Who Work in the Medical Field Will Understand

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    If you opted for a career in the medical field, no doubt the prospect of saving a life or bringing a new life into the world attracted you. The benefits of a rewarding job where dedication and skill are in high demand appealed to you. But the daily reality is, of course, less enchanting as you deal with the challenges, difficulties and…[Read more]

  • Anna Schmidt posted an update in the hub Bio Career Hub: Tips for Life Science jobs & career opportunities 3 days, 22 hours ago

    Three Resume Secrets Professionals Swear By

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    What separates a homemade resume from one prepared by a CPRW (Certified Professional Resume Writer)? It’s a question I’m frequently asked when speaking with potential clients. Although there’s a host of skills required in order to gain certification, some of the most common strategies I use can be applied by anyone. In most cases, these go against…[Read more]

  • Anna Schmidt posted an update in the hub Bio Career Hub: Tips for Life Science jobs & career opportunities 6 days, 22 hours ago

    No One Will Tell You How Much Time You Should Work Every Day, So I Will

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    Here is a well researched fact of life. The more you work, the less productive you become! The secret is to work smarter and take lots of breaks.

    Let us look at the research to see if this is really true. A social networking company tested their new app called Desk Time. Guess what? The top 10% most productive people were not even working 8 hour…[Read more]

  • Most Frequent Post Job Interview Mistake

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    Hunter S. Thompson, American author and journalist, once said, “Anything worth doing is worth doing right.” The statement is certainly true of the job search, and biotech professionals who understand this spend numerous hours researching promising employers and perfecting their resumes and cover letters in pursuit of interview invitations. Those…[Read more]

  • 15 Keys To Workplace Happiness

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    We spend a huge portion of our lives at work. Even if you only work the traditional 40 hours in a week, you’re still spending nearly 1/3 of your life at work. This can be a scary fact for some to face.

    But if, with the right conditions, you derive a sense of joy from your work, feel a sense of connection, and believe that you create a positive…[Read more]

  • GEN | Insight & Intelligence™:Top 10 European Biopharma Clusters

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    The FDA’s approval March 6 of the first biosimilar drug for U.S. use helped shine a spotlight on European biotechnology, and not just because the biosimilar in question—Zarxio™, a variation of Amgen’s Neupogen (filgrastem)—will be marketed by the Sandoz unit of Swiss-based Novartis. As of March 10, Europe has 19 biosimilars authorized for patient…[Read more]

  • Don’t Recycle Your Résumé, Refresh It | February 2, 2015 Issue - Vol. 93 Issue 5 | Chemical & Engineering News

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    Your résumé is a permanent record of your professional accomplishments and often serves as your introduction to future colleagues. It should always be up to date: not only in terms of your jobs, dates, accomplishments, and skills, but also in your use of terminology and formatting. Take a few minutes now to make sure your document is ready to go…[Read more]

  • 20 Things Recruiters Do Not Want to See on Your Resume

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    Recruiters have to get through hundreds of resumes in a short time. Research suggests that the average hiring manager takes less than one minute to peruse a resume. Other studies show that they can do this initial check in six seconds. Larger companies use applicant tracking software to make the initial selection and they do that in a split…[Read more]

  • Riding Out Rejection | The Scientist Magazine®

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    In July 2012, while attending the 12th International Coral Reef Symposium in Cairns, Australia, Emily Darling received a heart-wrenching e-mail: Ecology Letters had rejected her paper on coral life histories. She was shocked. The paper had already gone through one very positive round of reviews, and Darling, then in the final months of her PhD…[Read more]

  • Starting the Week on the Right Foot: Tips for a Successful Monday - Medix

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    It’s Monday…again. Regardless if the weekend felt too short, you still need to face the inevitable beginning of the week. You might as well make the best of it! Set the foundation for a successful week today by following these tips:

    Wake Up a Little Earlier

    Start the week without feeling rushed by waking up a little earlier. It may seem hard,…[Read more]

  • 60 New Jobs with Horizon Pharma - CareersPortal.ie

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    Biopharmaceutical company Horizon Pharma has today announced 60 new jobs as it officially opened its new global corporate headquarters in Dublin.

    The jobs will be rolled out at the offices in Connaught House, in Dublin’s Burlington Road over the next three years.

    Taoiseach Enda Kenny and IDA Ireland chief executive Martin Shanahan attended the…[Read more]

  • Habits Of The World’s Richest People [Infographic]

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    What does Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Oprah Winfrey have in common apart from their astronomical net worths? Well, more than you might think actually. They might come from a variety of backgrounds, but they all share certain traits and habits that have helped them become as successful as they are.

    If you’ve always wanted to be rich and…[Read more]

  • Staffing labs for optimal productivity | Science Careers

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    When building up their research groups, principal investigators (PIs) have to make decisions about who to staff it with. Should they tilt the balance toward graduate students? Postdocs? Technicians? The goal, of course, is to maximize productivity—and now a study quantifies the impact of each of these categories of workers on laboratories’…[Read more]

  • 10 Great Companies For Women In 2015 - Forbes

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    Are you ready to take Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s advice and lean into an executive position at a top company? We’ve got a list of 10 places where you may have an easier time climbing the career ladder.

    The National Association for Female Executives (NAFE), a division of Working Mother magazine publisher Working Mother Media, has just released…[Read more]

  • Pfizer Buy Means Jobs Make Sure Your References Are an Asset

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    Pfizer announced last week that it would buy smaller rival Hospira in a $16 billion deal that will transform Pfizer into a leading player in the emerging market for lower-priced knockoffs of costly biotech drugs. The growth stakes in this market are huge: the global market for these biotech-drug knockoffs (known as “biosimilars”) is projected to…[Read more]

  • 10 Must-Read Books For Leaders

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    Being a leader is not always easy. These 10 books will definitely help you along your way.

    1. Simon Sinek – Leaders eat last

    “All the perks, all the benefits and advantages you may get for the rank or position you hold, they aren’t meant for you. They are meant for the role you fill. And when you leave your role, which eventually you will, they…[Read more]

  • 10 Lies to Stop Telling Yourself About Your Career

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    Forty years ago, when you got a job, you had a career. The turnover was a fraction of what it is today. Today, moving from one career to another is commonplace. It’s normal for an average worker to change jobs and/or careers multiple times within a ten-year time period.

    Even with these statistics, many people still end up settling with average,…[Read more]

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