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Jobs Network Meetings Archive

by Susan Lankford, Ph.D.
by Jacob Traverse
by Susan Lankford, Ph.D.

Our brains are hardwired to assess others from the moment we see them (friend? foe? trustworthy? competent? sloppy? intelligent? capable?).  These first impressions- made in the first seven seconds- are heavily influenced by nonverbal cues. 

Professional image consultant Kate Leser opened Monday’s Jobs Network session with tips on how

by Daina Zeng, Ph.D.
Daina Zeng, Ph.D.

By Daina Zeng, Ph.D., NCBiotech Guest Blogger

by Cynthia Sollod, Ph.D.
Mimi Shankin, AVANT Group, LLC
by Susan Lankford
by Jim Shamp

Certified Financial Planner Lisa Gabriel provided useful financial tips for people facing job loss during the September 29 Jobs Network gathering at NCBiotech.

by Cynthia J. Sollod, Ph.D.

A  panel of ag biotech company representatives provided a bumper crop of good advice at July’s jobs networking event titled Harvest Your Future with Agricultural Biotechnology. The speaker panel included representatives from Novozymes, BioResource International, Bayer CropScience and NCSU’s College of Ag and Life Sciences.

by Lara Burgess

People say that looking for a job is a job in itself, and that is very true. It takes time and effort, but it will pay off! I ended up with a job that I love, but did not even know it existed before I started looking. So keep an open mind and talk to everyone you can; even if they do not have a job for you, they may know someone who does. There are few better places to be looking for a job in the pharmaceutical/biotech/CRO worlds than North Carolina, so take...

by Deborah Thompson

In the last few years, it has become a professional requirement to have a robust LinkedIn profile. Job seekers must have an online profile to accurately represent them professionally; LinkedIn has become this important component of the job search. On May 19, 2014, William Blackmon, founder and CEO of Apogee Social Media Group, discussed how job seekers can leverage the power of social media and LinkedIn.