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For Candidates

It’s hard to find a job. That’s why we are here.

We understand the stress involved in looking for a job in the highly competitive pharmaceutical and biotech industries. Although we can’t always find your dream job, transparency is important to us, and we strive to add value throughout the process by providing as much insight and assistance as we can.

Our honest feedback and suggestions are intended to help you succeeded and increase your chances of getting hired. These suggestions come from our years of experience in the industry and are based on real-life conversations with clients, hiring managers, and other candidates. We only present the top candidates to our clients, and we want you to be on that list.

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Resources for Candidates

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Six Common Resume Mistakes To Avoid

Author: Cliff Mintz While a resume is required for all jobs, writing one that ultimately leads to a job interview...
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Your Science Doesn’t Speak For Itself

Author: Claire Jarvis As young scientists, we are often taught the academic notion of letting “your science speak for itself”...
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Negotiating a Job Offer

Author:  Gabrielle Bauer The devil is in the details You got The Call. They want you on the job, starting...
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The Diversity of Biotech Companies

Author:  Claire Jarvis If you’re a recent STEM graduate in the Boston area, or plan to relocate to the Boston/Cambridge...
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Life Sciences Today

An update on trends and career paths within the industry Author:  Gabrielle Bauer If you had to pick a single...
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Why Are Employers Ignoring Me?

It’s the million-dollar question among job applicants everywhere…. “I have good qualifications and work history. I think I meet the...
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What To Do When You Feel Like An Imposter

The last few years have been tough for most of us. The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted our education, our workplaces, and...
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Peer Networks For Historically Under-Represented Groups in STEM

Importance of Peer Networks Despite progress towards gender and racial parity in the sciences, it can still be tough navigating...
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How to find a STEM mentor

Regardless of where you are on the STEM career ladder, you’re never too old or too senior for a mentor!...
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Right Size, Right Fit

Want job satisfaction? Look for a company that matches your size preferences Do you belong in a sprawling corporate campus...
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Dream Job or Dream Boss? Choosing the Best Manager

You’ve landed the biotech job of your dreams: ideal location, great compensation package, the perfect match between your qualifications and...
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Strategic Volunteering Could be the Key to Your Next Bio Job!

Are you considering a career change, or preparing to hunt for your first biotech job? Sometimes you might worry that...
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The Most Important Tool for Landing a Biotech Job? Your Personal Brand

Searching for your first biotech job? Much of the career advice for aspiring scientists focuses on creating and polishing tangible...
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Networking Tips and Tricks for Scientists

As the number of COVID-19 cases drop and social distancing measurements relax, in-person networking events will start returning. For many...
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Working In Biotech

Introduction to Working in Biotech This bird’s-eye overview explores the attitudes, approaches, and actions that will make it happen. It’s...
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So You Want To Be A Recruiter? Do You Have What It Takes?

”I want to be a recruiter when I grow up!” Okay, chances are you never uttered those words as a...
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Staying Connected In A Zoom World

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused huge disruption to the ways we work.  Some of the changes wrought will remain in...
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Is Another Degree Necessary After Your PhD?

Many scientists enter a PhD program believing their career path will be one thing -- often targeting an academic position...
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Most In-Demand Majors in Biotechnology

Working in the pharma industry remains an attractive employment prospect for many STEM graduates and PhDs, and demand for new...
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Unforeseen Challenges For Working Moms During The Pandemic

Teacher, nurse, nutritionist, psychologist, driver, security officer, event planner, waitress, referee, entertainer, comforter or in other words, mom. Moms naturally...
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