January 27, 2016

Strategies for a Successful Interview in the Bio-pharma Industry

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The presentation portion of your interview is make or break. If your scientific presentation is poor it is highly unlikely you will get the job for which you are interviewing. To avoid this misfortune there are three actions you can take to increase your chances of having presentation success: Ask the hiring manager for guidance in regards to picking a topic; practice, practice, practice; and anticipate questions and prepare answers.   Ask for help Do not be shy about calling […]
September 18, 2014

Attitude > Skill

When looking to fill a role, often times hiring managers seek the most talented candidates with the sharpest set of technical skills. While expertise is important to have when filling high-level positions in a specific industry, a candidate’s attitude is a key component to assess as well. Attitude can even trump skill set when hiring for certain industries. Take sales, for example. The core foundation of the sales industry is people interacting with other people and seeking to influence them. […]
May 20, 2014

What To Consider in Your Next Offer

Check out this teaser from Megan’s article on what options to weigh when considering an offer, to be featured in the AAPS Newsmagazine’s July issue… Searching for a new job can be an exhausting process and often times the only light at the end of the tunnel is being able to land an offer at the end of it all. While you may be inclined to sign the dotted line right away, and the employer is likely pushing you to do […]