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gaia.shamis

Gaia
Vasiliver-Shamis

LinkedIn Debunked – Part I

Hope you are all having a great start for 2013!  If one of your New Year’s resolutions was “network more” or “get a profile on LinkedIn,” then this post is for you!  Actually, it’s for anyone who wants to use LinkedIn effectively so keep on reading.


maida.beth

Maida
Taylor

Biotech Networking: Part II

Last month I met Toby Freedman, PhD, Author and Founder/President  of Synapsis Search. (http://www.synapsissearch.com/about.htm)According to her bio:“ Toby launched Synapsis Search in 2006 after completing her book, Career Opportunities in Biotechnology and Drug Development (www.careersbiotec...


Rebecca
Wilcox

Biology and Healthcare

The healthcare job market for anyone that has a degree in biology, whether we're talking higher degrees or something as simple as a college degree, is quite abundant. This means that as a professional in the field, one might be tempted at first to follow the academic career and pursue a PhD - but th...


coach_tom

Thomas Patrick
Chuna

Job Fairs – Making the most of them

Hello everyone!Bio Careers® is presenting another Virtual Job search Summit very soon, April 3rd and 4th, 2013.I would urge each of you to attend, and take advantage of the resources available to you. Remember, the thing about job fairs is the limited time you have to get your point across, so...


maida.beth

Maida
Taylor

Networking: Where I have been this month

I have been trying to network…meet other scientists working in the pharmaceutical field.  And the Bay Area (aka Biotech Bay) has an overwhelming number of events each week.  I recently attended two career talks sponsored by the Association of Women in Science (http://www.awis.org), and w...


ceweinber

Clement
Weinberger

Like to write?

If you have followed some of my previous postings here on Bio Careers, then you may know that I am a freelance writer. My career path didn’t start there, however, and it took a few unforeseen twists and turns. I suppose I could say that I may not be where I’d planned to go, but I think I am wher...


katesleeth

Kate
Sleeth

Going where no one has gone before!

In my last blog, I spoke about selecting my summer teaching assistant and the various trials and tribulations I had.  Now, I am going to share with you the shining jewel of our time together which was one of the key reasons I hired her over everyone else. 


coach_tom

Thomas Patrick
Chuna

My New Year’s Message to You

Hello everyone!The Chinese have a proverb that I really like, and given that it’s the start of 2013, I wanted to encourage you with it: “The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago..the next best time is today” I think we all look back at our lives and say, “if only I had got...


coach_tom

Thomas Patrick
Chuna

Do things that are helpful, not this.

Hello Everyone!I recently received an email that was personally upsetting to me. It was a resume and cover letter that was generated by one of those resumes “build and blast” sites that are all over the internet.It was upsetting to me, because the job seeker wasn’t getting the value he thought...


Kate
Willson

Three Post-College Job Search Faux Pas You Should Never Commit

If you've recently graduated or are about to graduate with your advanced degree, chances are you're searching for a job. Ongoing media coverage of a tough economy and an even tougher job market can be extremely disheartening, but here's some good news to soak up: according to a report from the U.S. ...