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  • How to Answer ‘What are Your Weaknesses?’

    How to Answer ‘What are Your Weaknesses?’

    • 26 Nov 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    When interviewers ask about your weaknesses, it can be challenging to know what to say, especially as most of your preparation will be done with the aim of presenting yourself in the most positive light.

  • How to Answer ‘What are Your Salary Expectations?’

    How to Answer ‘What are Your Salary Expectations?’

    • 18 Nov 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    It can be difficult to know what to say when you’re asked about your salary expectations in job interviews. As long as you do your research and are well prepared to demonstrate the value you can bring to the organisation, you should be able to answer this question with confidence.

  • 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 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.

  • How Can Informational Interviews Benefit Your Phar

    How Can Informational Interviews Benefit Your Pharma Job Search?

    • 17 Jun 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    Informational interviews can help you to learn more about the pharma industry as well as the companies that work within it and the diverse range of roles it has to offer. These types of interviews can be set up with professionals with experience in the industry to gain a more realistic insight of what a career in pharma could look like, as well as advice on how to make your applications shine.

  • What Should You Expect From a Telephone Interview?

    What Should You Expect From a Telephone Interview?

    • 11 Jun 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    Telephone interviews are often used to filter out candidates who aren’t suitable for a role, and who won’t be invited to a formal interview. They usually take the form of an informal conversation about who you are, your interest in the role, and a brief overview of your background.

  • Augenkontakt im Bewerbungsgespräch

    Augenkontakt im Bewerbungsgespräch

    • 8 Jun 2021
    • Editor

    Wir wissen alle, wie wichtig Körpersprache in der menschlichen Kommunikation ist, vor allem wenn man jemand das erste Mal trifft. Bei einem Bewerbungsgespräch, bei dem so viel auf dem Spiel steht, kann Ihre Körpersprache über eine Zusage oder eine Absage entscheiden.

  • 15 Fehler im Bewerbungsgespräch

    15 Fehler im Bewerbungsgespräch

    • 8 Jun 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    Es ist sinnvoll, Informationen zum Unternehmen, in dem Sie zum Bewerbungsgespräch eingeladen wurden, vorab zu recherchieren. Eine Recherche gestaltet sich in der Pharma-Branche einfach, sodass mangelnde Kenntnis der Unternehmensprodukte oder Dienstleistungen auf mangelndes Interesse schließen lässt. Mit grundlegenden Kenntnissen zu den Neuigkeiten und Produktneuheiten des Unternehmens fühlen Sie sich sicherer.

  • Fragen, die Sie am Ende des Bewerbungsgesprächs st

    Fragen, die Sie am Ende des Bewerbungsgesprächs stellen können

    • 8 Jun 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    Unabhängig von der Stelle, auf die Sie sich bewerben, sollten Sie darauf vorbereitet sein, am Ende des Bewerbungsgesprächs Fragen zu stellen. Das ist nicht nur eine großartige Möglichkeit, wahres Interesse an der Stelle zu bekunden, sondern hilft auch bei der Entscheidung, ob die Stelle gut zu Ihnen passt.

  • Lügen, auf die Sie im Bewerbungsgespräch verzichte

    Lügen, auf die Sie im Bewerbungsgespräch verzichten sollten (für Bewerbungskandidaten)

    • 8 Jun 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    Sobald Sie den idealen Pharma-Job in Aussicht haben, kann es reizvoll erscheinen, im Bewerbungsgespräch über Ihre Kenntnisse, Qualifikationen oder Berufserfahrung zu lügen, um sich wie den perfekten Kandidaten darzustellen. Bewerbungsgespräche bieten zwar die Möglichkeit, sich bei Recruitern und Personalverantwortlichen zu profilieren, doch Lügen über Ihre Fähigkeiten sind ein sehr kurzfristiger Ansatz, der Ihre Karriere nicht vorantreiben wird.

  • What is an Informational Interview?

    What is an Informational Interview?

    • 4 Jun 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    An informational interview can help you learn more about a specific company, career path, or industry or gain some general career advice. It is a conversation you can set up with a professional with proven experience in the areas you want to learn more about, and who can help you develop your career by sharing their inside knowledge with you. 

  • How to Use the Mirroring Technique in Pharma Job I

    How to Use the Mirroring Technique in Pharma Job Interviews

    • 25 May 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    Mirroring is an interview technique that can be used by candidates to reflect the behaviours of your interviewer, aiming to build rapport with them. By building a relationship of trust and mutual understanding, you’ll be able to communicate more naturally and confidently with your interviewer and will make them feel as if you’re on the same page. In this article, we discuss what mirroring looks like in practice, and when you should and shouldn’t use this technique.

  • Wie Sie sich bei einem Vorstellungsgespräch entspa

    Wie Sie sich bei einem Vorstellungsgespräch entspannen (für Bewerber)

    • 6 May 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    Nervosität bei Vorstellungsgesprächen ist völlig normal, vor allem, wenn Sie Ihren idealen Arbeitsplatz in der Pharmabranche gefunden haben und bei Personalverantwortlichen einen guten Eindruck hinterlassen wollen. Während Personalverantwortliche die Nervosität als ein Zeichen dafür sehen, dass Sie sich wirklich für eine Stelle interessieren, müssen Sie dafür sorgen, dass diese nicht überhandnimmt.

  • Tipps zum Überleben eines Vorstellungsgesprächs au

    Tipps zum Überleben eines Vorstellungsgesprächs auf Zoom

    • 6 May 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    Obwohl viele von uns im letzten Jahr mit der Nutzung von Zoom zur Kommunikation mit Kollegen, Freunden und Familie vertraut geworden sind, ist ein Online-Vorstellungsgespräch auf dieser Plattform für viele, die einen Job im Bereich Biowissenschaften suchen, vielleicht immer noch eine Premiere.

  • Body Language in Job Interviews: Do’s and Don’ts F

    Body Language in Job Interviews: Do’s and Don’ts For Candidates

    • 29 Apr 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    You should be aware of your body language during job interviews as it’s a big part of how you’ll be perceived by pharma recruiters and hiring managers. The way you behave often says more about you than your verbal answers, so it’s vital to display body language that conveys your strengths as a candidate, rather than body language that will distract interviewers from your talent.

  • Giving a Presentation During a Pharma Job Intervie

    Giving a Presentation During a Pharma Job Interview

    • 22 Apr 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    Depending on the role you’re applying for within the Life Sciences, you may be asked to give a presentation during the second, third or final round of job interviews. Although these are more common for senior positions, or roles where communication skills are essential, you could be asked to give a presentation for any roles from entry-level up to directorial level. In this article, we explore the purpose of these presentations, how you can prepare for one, and how to make a good impression.