Are you familiar with the 80/20 Rule? If not, I’ll tell you about it in the video below. And then I’ll show you how you can apply it to creating a 30/60/90-Day Plan for your next job interview.And if you’re not familiar with 30/60/90-Day Plans, you are missing out—these are amazi...
Doing your homework before a job interview means different things to different people, just like it does in school. Some people skate by, and some people knock it out of the park. To get the job in this economy, you’ve got to prepare for the interview like the best of the best—with a...
Asking questions of your own in the interview is a great interview strategy. It makes you look good, and gives you tremendous insight into what the hiring manager is most interested in.But there’s one question that’s the best question of all, and you should never fail to ask it.In the vide...
I often hear people in different jobs and career levels comment that in this economy there are no jobs or funding to apply for. With all the advice from the various Bio Careers bloggers, and from receiving career opportunity updates, I know that is wrong. Therefore, how do you make yours...
In my last post, I shared the advice that I had received as I prepared to head to my first batch of postdoctoral position interviews. I did practice my interview seminar. I packed 4 sets of nearly identical outfits to ensure a professional look – all black for the shirt, pants, and shoes with a co...
A Virtual Job Summit: Meet employers from all over the country sitting at your own desk.Ten years ago, if I might make a guesstimate, such an idea would have not excited the same amount of attention for job seekers or employers. Mainly because the job market was thriving with job seekers that were w...
It doesn’t matter what your career area is…in every job, the hiring manager has 4 fundamental questions they are looking to see if you can answer in the interview. Knowing what those questions are is key to understanding what it means to be strategic in your interview process—not just in...
While working with one of my outplacement clients a few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to address one of my favorite topics – the “pre interview mindset.” While game - planning for a first interview she had lined up, I told my client that since she was talking to an actual hiring author...
I had a previous post about the hunt for a postdoctoral position and the advice that I had received. I have emailed many different professors since that post. They are all generally involved in GPCR research. I think that combining my nuclear receptor experience with GPCR experience will make me mor...