This spring, at the NPA Annual Meeting, I recall Randy Riboudo telling a packed room full of PhD’s and Postdocs that there are traits that employers give you full credit for, and those they worry about when it comes to highly trained technical people.Don’t worry about selling your technical skil...
Online social media is a fantastic tool for job hunting. The “Big 3” (LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter) each have their own unique style that you can utilize in different ways for your job search. But while you’re working these sites to land the perfect medical sales job, employers an...
“It’s all about who you know, and I know Crackle.” The comedian Mitch Hedberg knew the value of networking when he spoke these words. Of course his ultimate goal was to gain a spot on the front of a Rice Krispies box (he thought the whole Wheaties thing was a bit overdone).
Hello Everyone!Here’s another installment on everyone’s least favorite topic, networking. Last time, we talked about ways to start networking if you don’t know anyone...actually, if you’ve gone through your contact list a few times to no effect, it can feel like you don’t know anyone,...
I often wonder why people flake out on doing things. Why do they agree to do something and then not follow through? Is it because they don’t want to offend during an in person encounter so they agree while fully intending to slip under the radar immediately afterwards? What does this t...
We’re very excited about the upcoming Virtual Job Summit, and all of the events and recruiting that’s going to happen. Already, 400 of you talented scientists have signed up for the Event, and there are still 2 weeks to go. We’ve got a great slate of employers, and are building vir...
The Virtual Job Summit is a great deal for Employers. Here are the top 10 reasons you should contact us about a booth:1. You can attend 35 career fairs at once! With the event open to all of our 35 Members, you can recruit from all of these top training centers at the same t...
I haven’t yet pointed out a specific article on the site for special attention. We publish so many strong articles of interest that I’ve thought it best that you explore in your areas of interest.However, Lauren Celano recently wrote an article entitled Building Your Online Presence ...
Not too long ago my neighborhood had a street festival, the kind that’s celebrated with a community parade, a Ferris wheel, and 26 dedicated street blocks for booths. One of those booths happened to be the local Department of Energy (DOE) Lab’s booth, where I volunteered to work.