Interviews

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Thomas Patrick
Chuna

“Changes aren’t permanent, but change is”

Another holiday season is upon us, and an all – too – familiar scenario plays out…another company picks this time of year to announce “changes”…changes, restructuring, rightsizing, downsizing, whatever they call it, for the coming year.The specific scenario that I want to address is when...


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Peggy
McKee

4 Ways to Gain Confidence Before Your Job Interview

Want to breathe easier and look like a winner in your next job interview?  In the video below, I’ll give you 4 tips for projecting confidence in any job interview situation.  You can have a great interview if you use these tips for preparation, attitude, and presentation. Check out thes...


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Thomas Patrick
Chuna

How to handle gaps in your employment history”

Hi everyone!A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to answer this question in the Bio Careers discussion forum on LinkedIn. I thought the subject would be a good blog topic.By the way, if you haven’t joined the groups on Linkedin and Facebook, please do so. They are a great resource for you.


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Thomas Patrick
Chuna

Nothing personal - The best way to handle rejection

Hi Everyone! A frequent question I get from job seekers is this – “how should I handle rejection?” I thought it would make a worthy blog topic, so here is my take on the subject…let’s first talk about what NOT to do – “DON’T TAKE IT PERSONALLY” Ok, easier said than d...


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Peggy
McKee

Interview Thank Yous: What to Say and When to Send It

There’s a lot to balance in the post-interview process:  etiquette, timelines, and taking advantage of your last chance to sell yourself to the hiring manager.   (You can even do damage control, if necessary.)  In the video below, I’ll tell you why your thank you note should ALWAY...


peggy

Peggy
McKee

Steve Jobs’ Lesson for Your Job Search: No Fear

If you’re in the job search, fear very likely looms large in your consciousness.  And I don’t mean the obvious financial fears of losing your house or your retirement.  I mean the smaller, quieter fears that fewer people talk about, but that can affect you just as much:  the fear ...


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Thomas Patrick
Chuna

WINGING IT IS FOR THE BIRDS

Job hunters fall into two categories – those who have a job interview lined up, and those who will. It’s natural to be keyed up or nervous before meeting new people to discuss important things...more so if that important thing happens to be your future and livelihood. If you haven’t ...


peggy

Peggy
McKee

Resume Search Optimization (RSO): A Power Boost for Your Resume

Do you know about Resume Search Optimization?  It sounds complicated, but it’s really a simple concept:  write your resume using the words that will attract the attention you want.  It’s simple, but if you overlook it, you might as well throw your resume in the trash, because that...


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Kate
Sleeth

Transitioning into Industry: The Wonder of Randy!

A few months ago I participated in the Webinar given by Randall Ribaudo here at Bio Careers.  It was jam packed with information and ideas which I found very interesting.  One of my fellow participants was one of the career development coordinators also from my research institute and was s...


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Peggy
McKee

How (and Why) to Close in the Job Interview

Closing in the interview is asking for the job. The most common reaction to that idea is “Do I have to?”  It seems too forward, or even outright pushy.  But if you want to give yourself the very best chance possible at getting the job, you really, really have to do it.