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    11 Books To Make You Lead A Much More Productive Life

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    In learning to become more productive, it pays to consider a variety of resources and approaches. Some people benefit the most from hiring a coach. For other people, it makes sense to learn by reading books. This article provides an introduction to some of the classic books int he productivity and personal effectiveness genre. Reading a practical…[Read more]

  • How to Respond to, "Tell Me How You Overcame a Challenge" During a Job Interview - Medix

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    As a job seeker, the pursuit of perfection can be a daunting reality; candidates embark on a quest for the perfect resume, perfect interview attire and perfect answers for every question. But what do you do when an employer chooses to focus on failure during an interview?

    Here are some tips for how to respond to the age old prompt, “Tell me how…[Read more]

  • 10 Signs You're In The Wrong Company

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    It is not as if the companies we work for are bad or are not functional, yet sometimes we start understanding that we are not suitable for this company. At a time there was the honeymoon blues hovering that you are in an ideal company and you wanted to belong there. But now you don’t just have that feeling anymore. According to a Gallup survey it…[Read more]

  • Why You Should Consider a Post-Graduation Internship - Medix

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    Post-graduate internships sometimes get a bad rap. In the excitement of searching for that first job, many eager job seekers overlook these opportunities and unfairly characterize them as nothing more than “free work.” However, unlike microwavable ramen and red party cups, internships can still be a valuable resource for hungry graduates long…[Read more]

  • 10 Things You Need To Stop Doing If You Want To Be Successful

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    Success means something different to every person: like beauty, it exists in the eye of the beholder. It is your responsibility to determine what success means for you, and how you go about breeding success in your life.

    Despite this, there are definitely hindrances to success. These drawbacks are ubiquitous in their ability to deter your…[Read more]

  • Not Enough Time? Schedule More Things | December 1, 2014 Issue - Vol. 92 Issue 48 | Chemical & Engineering News

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    Being busy and feeling overworked are the new normal. But if you’re busy all the time, yet don’t feel like you’re actually getting anything done, it may be time to reevaluate how you are spending your time. Below are some proven techniques to get more done.
    SCHEDULE MORE STUFF. There’s a common expression that if you want to get something done,…[Read more]

  • 8 Necessities Successful Companies Provide In Their Break Rooms

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    A business’s break room can be an important part of employee productivity, especially if your employees are coached to work smarter and take lots of breaks.

    Too many break rooms are small, dingy, have one tiny microwave that no one has ever cleaned out, and serve only coffee from a vending machine. Who wants to spend time in such a place? Up to…[Read more]

  • 7 Ways Candidates Blow A Phone Interview

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    I’m consistently amazed by how unaware the average job seeker is of how to establish a positive first impression on a phone interview. I hear the same frustrated complaints from employers of all industries and sizes – that candidates who voluntarily submitted their resumes in hopes of discussing a position they’re supposedly interested in just…[Read more]

  • Spring Clean Your Career: Three Simple Ways to Refresh - Medix

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    We’re knee-deep in April, so it’s time for some spring cleaning! No, not just that cluttered garage – your career. Here are three simple things you can do for some spring cleaning and refreshing:

    Self-Reflect and Act

    Are you where you want to be? What changes can you make to better your productivity, work-life balance or job satisfaction? Take…[Read more]

  • Biotech's R&D Talent Opportunity - Forbes

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    When it comes to hiring, Pharma’s woes are a boon for biotechs. With the fallout from M&A and changes in corporate strategy, experienced R&D hires are flooding the market, especially in hubs like Boston.

    But this is no time for biotechs to get complacent about HR – especially when it comes to filling mid-level R&D positions. It’s notoriously hard…[Read more]

  • 8 Things You Should Do To Make Employees Love You As A Boss

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    As there are now five generations represented in the work place, it has become ever more important for businesses and organizations to adopt new styles of leadership and management. No longer can bosses rule with an iron fist. These days, they must learn to adapt and lead by the inspiration of their actions.

    In this age, the job of a boss is way…[Read more]

  • Science Speak | The Scientist Magazine®

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    In 2007, Alan Lawson, then dean of the graduate school at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, was looking for a way to morph the popular “elevator pitch” he had seen in the business world into a useful academic exercise. The practice, which challenges young entrepreneurs to explain their business plan to potential funders in less…[Read more]

  • 10 Tips On How To Craft A Perfect Resume

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    If you’re trying to nail your dream job, or just looking for some part-time work, having the perfect resume is vital. You need to stand out from the crowd on a piece of paper, and that is as difficult as it sounds. But it’s not all doom and gloom.

    I have prepared and tailored resumes for several clients, and I have observed common mistakes made…[Read more]

  • The Destructiveness of Negative Office Gossip and How to Get Rid of It - Medix

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    Water cooler chat, office gossip – it can be fun and light-hearted. You’re catching up on weekend plans, telling your teammate about so-and-so’s engagement or laughing about that funny thing your boss said during a meeting. However, when it takes a negative spin, it can have serious implications to your colleagues and office culture. As a leader,…[Read more]

  • 10 Reasons You Should Meditate Every Day

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    I have been meditating seriously for a little over a year now, and I can genuinely say that it has changed my life for the better. No, I have not reached enlightenment or experienced some coveted cathartic state, but I have learned how to be more mindful through meditation.

    I have learned how to better understand my internal self, and observe how…[Read more]

  • How to Stay Healthy and Fit at Work - Medix

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    Maintaining your healthy lifestyle at work can sometimes feel easier said than done. With coworker birthdays, team lunches, general office stress and working late, eating well and fitting in time for exercise can be tough. However, with summer approaching, many of us are wanting to tone up. Fortunately for your waistline, there are ways you can…[Read more]

  • 14 Things Productive People Do In The First 15 Minutes Of The Workday

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    The first 15 minutes of your workday sets the tone for the rest of your workday.

    If you are already too busy at the start of your workday, imagine what the rest of your day might be like when challenges arise and other people start seeking you for help.

    Here are 14 things productive people do in the first 15 minutes of their workday to help them…[Read more]

  • 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]

  • 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]

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