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  • What are Your Career Non-Negotiables?

    What are Your Career Non-Negotiables?

    • 22 Oct 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    When searching for your next Life Science job, having a list of career non-negotiables can help to really focus your job search. Although you might know what field you want to work in and what types of roles you’re after, there are plenty of other aspects of a new job that you need to consider.

  • 14 Things to do When Starting Your New Pharma Job

    14 Things to do When Starting Your New Pharma Job

    • 20 Oct 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    Starting a new job can be a big adjustment, but there are things you can do to really make the most of the first few days, weeks, and even months in your new role. In this article, we outline 14 things you can do when starting your new job; from introducing yourself to your new colleagues to setting boundaries and tracking your progress.

  • Find Your Next Pharma Job on PharmiWeb.Jobs US

    Find Your Next Pharma Job on PharmiWeb.Jobs US

    • 15 Oct 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    This week, PharmiWeb.Jobs launched a new US-focused Life Sciences job board, bringing together some of the best job opportunities from across North America. PharmiWeb.Jobs/us offers the latest job-matching and searching functions, helping you to find and be found by recruiters in the industry.

  • Uploading Your CV to PharmiWeb.Jobs

    Uploading Your CV to PharmiWeb.Jobs

    • 8 Oct 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    Uploading your CV to your profile on PharmiWeb.Jobs is a great way of helping recruiters find you. When they search through the candidate database using specific search criteria, they’ll be able to discover your profile and match you with relevant vacancies.

  • What Is a Job Board?

    What Is a Job Board?

    • 8 Oct 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    A job board is a platform used by both recruitment agencies and direct employers to advertise open vacancies to jobseekers. In this article, we look at what job boards can and can’t do for both recruiters and jobseekers, and the role they play in the recruitment process.

  • Building a Strong LinkedIn Profile for Your Pharma

    Building a Strong LinkedIn Profile for Your Pharma Job Search

    • 6 Oct 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    On average, 4 people are hired every minute on LinkedIn, with 41 million people using the platform to search for jobs each week. It’s the world’s biggest online professional network, and something you should make the most of when searching for your next pharma job.

  • Setting Up Job Alerts on PharmiWeb.Jobs

    Setting Up Job Alerts on PharmiWeb.Jobs

    • 1 Oct 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    Job Alerts allow you to be notified when job openings matching your search criteria are uploaded onto PharmiWeb.Jobs. They’re a great way of bringing the latest jobs straight to you, and of making sure you don’t miss out on great opportunities.

  • How to Keep Track of Your CVs

    How to Keep Track of Your CVs

    • 24 Sep 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    Every CV you send off should be tailored to each role you apply for. If you’re sending out lots of applications, it can be easy to lose track of which version of your CV you sent where - but this is something you should stay on top of.

  • Why You Should Takes Notes After a Job Interview

    Why You Should Take Notes After a Job Interview

    • 17 Sep 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    After your next pharma job interview, take the time to make notes on how you did and what you learnt. Write down any questions you answered well or struggled with, what you learnt about the role, what you learnt about the company, and what you learnt about your interviewer. You could also write down the questions you were asked, and anything your interviewer seemed particularly impressed with.

  • Sending a Thank You Note After a Job Interview

    Sending a Thank You Note After a Job Interview

    • 10 Sep 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    After your next pharma job interview, aim to send a thank you note or email within 24 hours. This is the perfect way to express gratitude for the interviewer’s time, remind them of your interview and why you stood out, and keep your name at the front of their mind.

  • 11 Things to do After a Pharma Job Interview

    11 Things to do After a Pharma Job Interview

    • 9 Sep 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    When attending your next pharma job interview, remember that interviewers aren’t only assessing you during the interview, but also throughout the entire process. How you act after your job interview – regardless of whether it’s your first, second or final round – can have a big impact on the impression you make on interviewers. In this article, we outline 11 things you can do after your next pharma job interview to prove your strength as a candidate.

  • How to Answer ‘Tell us About Yourself’

    How to Answer ‘Tell us About Yourself’

    • 3 Sep 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    ‘Tell us about yourself’ is one of the most commonly asked interview questions, and is one that a lot of people hate answering. Interviewers usually begin with this to help ease into the actual interview and to gain direction. When answered well, this question should help you tell the interviewer why you’re a strong candidate for the role, and why you stand out against other candidates.

  • 55 Commonly Asked Pharma Job Interview Questions

    55 Commonly Asked Pharma Job Interview Questions

    • 2 Sep 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    When preparing for your next pharma job interview, you need to think about the questions you might be asked and practice answering them beforehand. Whilst you can’t predict exactly how an interview will go, knowing some of the most commonly asked questions will help you prepare for the unexpected.

  • How to Research a Company Before Applying for a Ro

    How to Research a Company Before Applying for a Role

    • 26 Aug 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    Before applying for a role, it’s important to do your research first to decide if it’s the right role for you, and to give you a solid understanding of what the company does for you to demonstrate in your application. Only looking at the company’s ‘About Us’ page isn’t enough, as it doesn’t always give you a realistic overview of what a career there could look like.

  • How to Prepare for a Pharma Job Interview

    How to Prepare for a Pharma Job Interview

    • 24 Aug 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    As you can’t predict exactly how a job interview will go, it’s important to be fully prepared beforehand to help you stay confident, calm, and collected. Being well prepared will also help you make a great first impression on your interviewer, as it will be very clear to them how much time you’ve put into your preparation, and how much you really care about the role.

  • What is Company Culture?

    What is Company Culture?

    • 20 Aug 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    Company culture is built from the goals and values held by an organisation, the attitudes and behaviours it demonstrates, the relationships between staff, and the physical environment offered to employees. It can either be deliberately cultivated or the result of a series of actions over time that gives the company a certain reputation.

  • How to Look After Your Mental Health at Work

    How to Look After Your Mental Health at Work

    • 17 Aug 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    It’s estimated that almost 1 in 7 people experience mental health problems in the workplace. According to HSE, in 2019/20 there were an estimated 828,000 employees affected by work-related stress, depression, or anxiety, and this is only expected to rise as the long-lasting impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to surface.

  • Why Should You Keep a Work Diary?

    Why Should You Keep a Work Diary?

    • 5 Aug 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    Given that most job interviews will involve at least one or two competency-based questions, it’s important to keep track of your achievements at work and be prepared to discuss them in your next interview.

  • Should You Put References on Your CV?

    Should You Put References on Your CV?

    • 30 Jul 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    As CVs should generally be kept no longer than 2 pages, you need to make the most of the space you have and only include information that’s relevant and essential to the application. References are usually only required later on in the recruitment process, so it’s not necessary to include them in your CV unless you’ve been asked to. Don’t waste valuable space by writing ‘References available upon request’ either as this is a given and not a selling point for your application.

  • Why Is Eye Contact During a Job Interview So Impor

    Why Is Eye Contact During a Job Interview So Important?

    • 22 Jul 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    Maintaining a comfortable level of eye contact with your interviewer can help to build rapport and establish trust. When they’re talking, eye contact will show that you’re engaged in what they’re saying, and genuinely interested in the conversation. When you’re talking, eye contact will show confidence and certainty in what you’re saying, and can also help to keep them engaged in the conversation too.