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coach_tom

Thomas Patrick
Chuna

Because an updated CV isn’t enough.

Hello All!I am a firm believer in doing little things each day that add up. Whether it’s acquiring a new skill, or fulfilling a personal goal, the best way to eat an elephant is one bite at a time.In the realm of job search, it’s what you do over time WHILE YOU ARE EMPLOYED that will help you if...


coach_tom

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...


peggy

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...


coach_tom

Thomas Patrick
Chuna

“Getting over yourself is the hardest part”

Hello everyone!As I write this, it is the midst of the Thanksgiving holiday. During one of the many gatherings I was fortunate enough to be invited to, I had the chance to talk with a fellow who said he wanted to change careers, for both personal and financial reasons. His exact words: 


nick

Nick
Folger

What’s new at the Bio Careers Virtual Job Summit?

Our third Virtual Job Summit opened on August 1st for research of employer booths.  Through October 2nd, you can go to the Employers Hall, research the employers and their open positions, and sign up for Video Chat. 


CCrumble

Christine
Crumbley

The PostDoc Search

After gathering pieces of advice from various people over the last several weeks, I’ve finally started emailing faculty members. I updated my CV, and then wrote a two-page summary of my research experience that explains my contributions to the publications listed on my CV. I also checked with seve...


coach_tom

Thomas Patrick
Chuna

As a matter of fact, one size does NOT fit all

Hello everyone!One of my recruiter friends sent me the following cover letter she received with a recent CV submission. Knowing my approach to such things, she thought I would like to have it as a teaching tool... Here it is, in its entirety: Dear Sir or Madam:At this time, I am seeking a chall...


jason.sherwin

Jason
Sherwin

The Hot Word Today

Information seems to be the hot word today. It’s one of those slippery concepts that exists in a somewhat definable way in mathematics and science – particularly in information theory – but it is a hot item with or without a precise way to define it. Just look at finance, media, or a zillion o...


jason.sherwin

Jason
Sherwin

Having a little bit of fun

This posting is about having a little bit of fun – but serious “fun” – in neuroscience. The reason it is fun is because we get to use the pop song “Eye of the Tiger” by Survivor (featured in Rocky III) as a stimulus set for experiments in neuroscience. 


coach_tom

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.