Search Action Plan

coach_tom

Thomas Patrick
Chuna

Networking: A job hunt cliché, or the most important thing?

Hello everyone! We have talked about how to utilize headhunters, and what impact they have and don't have on your job search.. This time around, we are going to talk about another “tried and true” method to get jobs, NETWORKING. The word networking means different things to different peopl...


ceweinber

Clement
Weinberger

Life after grad school?

Before you start to read this blog post, please take the time to note that it ends with a question mark. That’s not to imply that “life” ends after grad school. It’s meant to imply that there are lots of things that a PhD can do. After spending at least 25 years preparing for something...


sandlin.preecs

Sandlin
Seguin

Managing a Planned Departure

My contract is ending, and I need a new job. I was going to write an article about how to gracefully exit a position, particularly for those of us who are exiting into the “unknown” of the job market. Since I know that scheduled departures like mine are fairly common in both academic and industr...


sandlin.preecs

Sandlin
Seguin

Working with a Career Coach

It’s that time again, my contract is ending and I am back on the job market. I’m fairly optimistic this time, despite the fact that this is my third job hunt in as many years. I’ve developed a lot professionally, and built a stronger network. I am also able to learn from my past mistakes,...


charlotte.mitchell

Charlotte
Mitchell

New year, new goals?

At the start of a new year, many of us like to set new goals. Most of them are geared towards exercising more, eating healthier, or other things in our personal life, but how about setting a goal to improve yourself professionally this year? Whether your goals are personal or professional,...


sandlin.preecs

Sandlin
Seguin

Thanks to My Coach - I got a new job!

Last week, I accepted a new job that I am very excited about. Of course, anytime you can wrap up a job hunt is deeply gratifying, but this time in particular, I am thrilled with the outcome. I am taking a role as an eLearning Specialist at Tableau Software.  That’s a job title I’ve nev...


fabiansa

Fabian
Zanella

Try to get your weekends back: A tale of stem cells and their intensity

I read this very interesting article in Forbes, and saw many take always and good advice. So I decided to share it, combined with my own experience.


lamar.blackwell

Lamar
Blackwell

When transitioning from academia to pharma, academic scientists need their C.R.E.A.M! - Energy

There is something very attractive about a listening to a person excited about what they are saying.  Many times, the conversation is more interesting and enjoyable because there is an energy that is associated with the person talking.  You want to leave this type of impression with pharma...