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  • 13 Top Tips for an Amazing Job Interview

    13 Top Tips for an Amazing Job Interview

    • 9 Nov 2022
    • Lucy Walters

    Whilst your CV tells recruiters and hiring managers how qualified you are for a role on paper, your job interview gives you an opportunity to sell your suitability for the role and set yourself apart from equally qualified peers.

  • 10 Difficult Pharma Job Interview Questions and Ho

    10 Difficult Pharma Job Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

    • 11 Aug 2022
    • Lucy Walters

    When preparing for your next pharma job interview, you’ll need to be prepared to answer some of the most commonly asked – and the hardest – job interview questions. You only have a short amount of time to leave a strong impression on your interviewer, so make the most of this by doing your research and arming yourself with structured, well thought out answers that will set you apart from your peers.

  • How to Prepare for a Pharmaceutical Interview

    How to Prepare for a Pharmaceutical Interview

    • 4 Aug 2022
    • CareerJay

    Interviewing for job offers these days may be stressful but unlike preparing for a pharmaceutical job offer, this can be more challenging and intimidating, requiring you to put so much effort into your preparation to secure the job. We know the pharmaceutical world will only give out roles to only competent and highly skilled candidates who are able to strive and make remarkable changes in the industry via their work.

  • How to Answer ‘What’s Your Biggest Achievement?’

    How to Answer ‘What’s Your Biggest Achievement?’

    • 17 Mar 2022
    • Lucy Walters

    When interviewers ask you to talk about your biggest achievement, they want to know how you view success as well as what you’re capable of achieving. To stand out against your peers, it’s not always about having the biggest achievement in terms of scale/numbers. Instead, the way you break down your past experiences and relate them to the role you’re interviewing for can create a much more positive impression than you might think.

  • Pharma Job Interview Preparation Checklist

    Pharma Job Interview Preparation Checklist

    • 19 Jan 2022
    • Lucy Walters

    To help you prepare for your next pharma job interview, we’ve put together this list of 36 questions to ask yourself prior to the interview, with ways to prepare for both in-person and virtual job interviews…

  • How to Answer ‘Why do You Want to Work Here?’

    How to Answer ‘Why do You Want to Work Here?’

    • 10 Dec 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    Although this interview question appears to be asking you to talk about you and what you want from a new job, it’s important to clearly demonstrate why the company would want to hire you too.

  • How to Answer Competency-Based Interview Questions

    How to Answer Competency-Based Interview Questions

    • 3 Dec 2021
    • Lucy Walters

    Competency-based interview questions are designed to assess how you use your knowledge and skills to approach problems and tackle challenges in the workplace.

  • 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.

  • 10 Ways to Prepare for a Pharma Job Interview

    10 Ways 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.

  • 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.