• Anna Schmidt posted an update in the hub Bio Career Hub: Tips for Life Science jobs & career opportunities 14 hours, 50 minutes ago

    Ask Our Corporate Recruiters: How to Job Hunt during the Holidays - Medix

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    There are many misconceptions out there about job searching during the holiday season. In fact, many job seekers just put the search on the shelf for the entire month of December, because they believe it’s a waste of time! We talked to Carrie, Brandy and Sarah, Medix’s Corporate Recruiters, about the ins and outs of holiday job hunting. Here is…[Read more]

  • A Pharmaceutical Recruiter’s Interview Tips for Life Science Jobs | Clark Executive Search

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    As an experienced pharmaceutical recruiter for the recruitment firm, Clark Executive Search, I have had to coach many of my life science candidates over the years in the art of the interview. Since I recruit only senior level PhD and MD candidates, I offer them some interviewing tips that are unique for this life science group. So rather than list…[Read more]

  • Anna Schmidt posted an update in the hub Bio Career Hub: Tips for Life Science jobs & career opportunities 2 days, 17 hours ago

    Creating an alluring covering letter | Wiley Job Network

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    Is a covering letter necessary?

    The main aim of a covering letter is to encourage recruiters to read your CV. However, it needs to do a lot more than say, ‘here is my CV!’ While a CV sets out the skills and experience you have for the job, the covering letter more explicitly demonstrates your understanding of the employing organization and the…[Read more]

  • Anna Schmidt posted an update in the hub Bio Career Hub: Tips for Life Science jobs & career opportunities 3 days, 11 hours ago

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

    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]

  • Anna Schmidt posted an update in the hub Bio Career Hub: Tips for Life Science jobs & career opportunities 4 days, 11 hours ago

    What AstraZeneca PLC Is Looking For In Hiring Scientists And Execs

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    In many ways AstraZeneca (AZN) is a company that needs no introduction. Headquartered in London, England, the global biopharmaceutical company operates in more than 100 countries. It describes itself as one of only a handful of “pure-play” biopharmaceutical companies, meaning that they cover the entire value chain from discovery, early- and…[Read more]

  • 10 Signs It's Time To Really Think About Your Career

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    There’s nothing like the feeling of starting a job you love and going to work every day feeling excited and challenged. But what happens when a job that started out as a great step towards building a flourishing career takes a nose dive?

    Suddenly, the song You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling becomes your new theme (not the cool Top Gun version…[Read more]

  • Career progress: Informal relations : Naturejobs

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    Women are more likely to realize career benefits from informal relationships with colleagues and others if they are in a discipline that comprises at least 15% women and are not simply tokens, finds a study. Cultural Correlates of Gender Integration in Science analysed accounts of scientific success in psychology, psychiatry and the life sciences,…[Read more]

  • 'Age is an advantage' | Science Careers

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    Albert Einstein famously declared, “A person who has not made his great contribution to science before the age of 30 will never do so.” That prophecy may be discouraging for scientists, especially as they approach that milestone. But former cardiology researcher Jonathan Sackner-Bernstein painted a more uplifting picture during a talk at…[Read more]

  • For A New Graduate Interested In A Drug R&D Job, Is Biotech Better Than Big Pharma? - Forbes

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    So, how do I answer the question of which option to choose: Big Pharma or Biotech? A lot really depends on the person. Would he/she feel lost in the potential anonymity of a large company? Would they want to become a jack-of-all-trades and perform tasks outside their comfort zone that is often needed in a small company?

    Read the full article at…[Read more]

  • Using Twitter ‘@mention’ to Find a Job | Wiley Job Network

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    Years ago, people would joke about how small the world was. They’d bump into someone they grew up with at a gas station on the other side of the country. One of them would eventually laugh and say, “It really is a small world, isn’t it?” No, actually the world is gigantic and it really only felt small in the most random instances.

    Now that we…[Read more]

  • 10 Career Tips For A 20-Something - Forbes

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    Source : forbes.com

    You can read "Lean In," go to grad school and even find a mentor, but what most young women graduating from college today need most is practical advice for living better lives. Here are 10 tips to start with.

    Read the full article at http://www.forbes.com/sites/yec/2014/04/08/10-tips-for-my-20-something-self/

  • 13 insider tips for acing your job interview | InfoWorld

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    If you’re an IT pro, chances the job interview is at — or very near — the top of your list of personal hells. Why not? Tech job interviews can be grueling experiences, rife with esoteric puzzles, uncomfortable pauses, landmine questions, and the aching underlying feeling that maybe you don’t belong.

    Read the full article at…[Read more]

  • Secrets of Google Search to Land Jobs Faster | Wiley Job Network

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    Secrets of Google Search to Land Jobs Faster

    By Heather Krasna

    Most people think of Google, Bing and other search engines as general research tools, but they can also provide a competitive advantage in your job search if you know how to use them. Here are some well-known and little known Google search secrets to help accelerate your job…[Read more]

  • Pharmacy Technician Interview Questions: Eight Things to Prepare For

    If you’re a recent pharmacy technician graduate, spend some time rehearsing your answers to frequently asked interview questions before you meet with a potential employer about a job. It’s only natural to feel a little nervous, but preparation can ease your anxiety, boost your confidence and help you make a good impression. Also try to relax,…[Read more]

  • How to Prove Your Top Competencies in 3 Easy Steps | Wiley Job Network

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    What are your strengths? Why should we hire you? Tell us about a time when you overcame a challenge.

    Are you ready to answer these common interview questions?

    Employers want clear, concise examples of your top skills, strengths, and competencies—and they want you to connect the dots between what is on your resume and what they want you to…[Read more]

  • How Your Resume Can Help Get Your Dream Job

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    Crafting a professional, readable resume is absolutely key in today’s world. Especially when you’re looking to land a job that’s a step closer to your dream, crafting an effective resume can be the difference between success and disappointment. Learning how to perfect your resume today is an investment in tomorrow. You can make sure that you have…[Read more]

  • A Pharmaceutical Recruiter’s Interview Tips for Life Science Jobs | Clark Executive Search

    As an experienced pharmaceutical recruiter for the recruitment firm, Clark Executive Search, I have had to coach many of my life science candidates over the years in the art of the interview. Since I recruit only senior level PhD and MD candidates, I offer them some interviewing tips that are unique for this life science group. So rather than list…[Read more]

  • Pharma Sales Interview Tips

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    The movie “Love and Other Drugs,” based on the true story of a Viagra salesman in the 1990s, made pharmaceutical sales jobs seem like an easy road to riches with a low bar of entry.

    Those days are long gone. The field is much more competitive now, and companies look for pharmaceutical sales reps — sometimes called managed-care liaisons — with…[Read more]

  • Academics Working in the Pharmaceutical Industry - Careers Advice - jobs.ac.uk

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    The pharmaceutical industry is a scientific field involved with the development and manufacture of medicinal drugs. Prescription drugs brings in hundreds of billions of dollars worldwide every year, so it’s not surprising that industry jobs can be very well remunerated. At the same time, the competition among the major…[Read more]

  • 16 Pharmaceutical Sales Job Interview Tips - Pharmaceutical Sales Jobs · Pharmaceutical Sales Jobs

    Prepare for the Interview
    The best way to ace your next job interview is to prepare for it. This may sound obvious, but it’s not. Too many applicants walk into an interview without knowing as much as they should about the industry, the company and its problems. Remember: You are there to solve a problem. Otherwise, the company wouldn’t be hiring.…[Read more]

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