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Posted December 27, 2011 by

Tips for Developing Your Biotech Personal Brand

As a proud member of the biotech industry—and a determined job seeker—it’s important that you showcase your involvement in the industry by developing your brand.  With the Internet in your corner, creating a brand is easier than you may think.  But a bit of effort will be required to really make it “pop”. (more…)

Posted December 27, 2011 by

Switching Biotech Fields? Here Are Some Resume Tips to Ease the Transition

The biotech industry is a vast one with plenty of opportunities for scientists hoping to expand their horizons.  Of course, for individuals looking to switch fields within this industry, it can feel a bit intimidating to know that your competition may already have experience you’re hoping to acquire.

The good news is that scientists change fields often, even in the postdoc portion of their careers.  So don’t feel intimidated.  Instead, focus your energy on reworking your resume in a way that will convince employers to hire you. (more…)

Posted November 25, 2011 by

Understanding the Biotech Industry Can Enhance Your Resume

Whether you’re just getting your start in the biotech industry or have been in it for years, writing a resume for a new position can sometimes be challenging. It’s often difficult to know which past experience, skills, and accomplishments to include that will make you more appealing as a candidate than your competition.

One benefit that you have when applying for work is a deep understanding of your industry. By showcasing your wealth of knowledge and wisdom in the field you love, you’re likely to get that leg up when seeking your next biotech position. How can you do it? Here are some tips to consider: (more…)