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Navigating the Digital Lab: Etiquette and Tips for Virtual Interviews

Virtual interviews have become the norm, bringing a unique set of considerations and opportunities. Mastering the etiquette of virtual interviews is crucial for professionals in the field, ensuring a seamless and impactful interaction. Here are key tips tailored for life sciences professionals to excel in virtual interviews: 1. Set the Stage: Create a professional and…

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How to Best Handle a Resume Gap

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Whether it was to support loved ones, provide childcare, recover from health issues or as part of a furlough or layoff, the past few years have caused a vast number of people to temporarily leave their careers. For job seekers who fear a resume gap will make their search trickier, here are some tips for…

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How to Address Being Fired During the Interview Process

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Whether it came as a surprise or was expected, being fired can be unnerving, upsetting and a blow to your confidence. It can also be intimidating to think about how you’ll address the issue during your job search. Know this – it’s okay to have been fired at one point in your career, the key…

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The Best Questions to Ask During a Job Interview

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Congratulations, you scored an interview! You’ve done your company research and know who you’ll be speaking with. What’s left to prep? Making a list of the questions to ask during the interview. Here are our recruiters’ favorites: About the Role What is great about this job / position in relation to the company? (Job seekers…

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How to Prepare for Your Video Interview

There is no question that video calls have become imperative in both our work and personal lives over the past year. It’s been a learning curve, but most people have adapted. However, interviewing for a job via video is different than chatting with your coworkers or family. In this post, we’ll explore the nuances of video…

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Preparing for a Life Sciences Interview

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A lot has been written about preparing for job interviews and usually the tips are the same. For example, doing research into the company. When it comes to a life sciences interview, though, should you prepare in a different way? Yes and no. In our experience coaching candidates applying for positions in life sciences, there…

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7 Tips for Rocking Every Interview and Keeping Anxiety Away

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Let’s be honest— while the idea of a new dream job may cause a flutter, there are very few people that can genuinely say they get excited about job interviews. First, there’s the upfront effort needed to research the company, craft thoughtful questions, and practice your elevator pitch. Then, even just the idea of the…

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How to Prepare for Behavioral Interviews

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In addition to traditional interviews, during which the hiring manager typically asks a series of straightforward questions about your credentials and experiences, employers often use behavioral interviews to uncover how potential new hires would handle different on-the-job scenarios. That means you, as a job seeker, should understand what these interviews entail, how they differ from…

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