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5 Biotech Jobs That Won't Bore You

September 17, 2015By Aja Frost for BioSpace.com Are you interested in entering biotech—and looking for a job that’ll make your heart beat fast (in a good way)? Good news: Biotech jobs come with excellent perks, and one of those includes exciting everyday responsibilities. Check out the five most exciting biotech roles. 1. Forensics DNA AnalystThis […]

3M Company Mulls Over Sale or Spinoff of Health Software Unit

3M Co. signaled a willingness to sell a health-care software business in its latest effort to prune the company’s vast portfolio of products, ranging from Scotch tape and kitchen sponges to materials used in making computer screens. The St. Paul, Minn.-based company said Thursday it was looking at “strategic alternatives” for its Health Information Systems […]

The Best and Worst Things About Applying in Biotech

September 3, 2015By Aja Frost for BioSpace.com Whether you’re fresh out of school, transitioning from academia or have been working in biotech for years, you’ll quickly find that applying for a job in this industry has its unique pros and cons. Check out the best and the worst things about job-seeking when you’re in biotech. […]

What Employers are Looking for When They Google You

September 3, 2015By BioSpace.com What employers think about your social media activity Every job applicant should know that if you apply for a job and the employer thinks you might be a good fit, the hiring manager will most likely check you out online first. Employers use this method to weed out applicants. Marv Russell, […]

Warning About Why Employers Use Personality Tests

September 3, 2015By BioSpace.com Employers rely on personality tests to screen job applicants. Attention: job seekers. There’s a good chance you’ll have to take some kind of personality test prior to getting a formal job offer. Human resource and management consulting experts say more employers are administering these tests or assessments, as organizational psychologists prefer […]

Former Transforms into

Covestro Up and Running Former Bayer MaterialScience Now Legally and Economically Independent LEVERKUSEN, GERMANY–(Marketwired – Sep 1, 2015) – Leading materials manufacturer has new identity Stock market flotation by mid-2016 at the latest One of the world’s leading polymer materials suppliers has a new identity. From September 1, 2015 Bayer MaterialScience is operating under the […]

Google X's Life Sciences Becomes First Standalone Company Under

August 24, 2015By Mark Terry, BioSpace.com Breaking News Staff On Aug. 20, 2015, Google Inc., soon to become Alphabet, announced on its blog that the first company to stand alone under Alphabet will be Google X’s Life Sciences. Writing on the blog, Sergey Brin, Google co-founder, said, “I am delighted to announce that the life […]

The Best Way to Answer Salary Interview Questions

August 20, 2015Salary Talk During the Job Interview—What is the Best Way to Respond?By Carole Martin, Interview Coach Even though you may have gone through a phone screening that involved answering questions about salary, the subject may come again as the interviewer becomes more interested in hiring you. At this point the interviewer wants to […]

5 Features That Will Set Your Life Sciences Resume Apart

August 20, 2015By Aja Frost for BioSpace.com If you’ve ever compared resumes with people who don’t work in the life sciences field, you might have noticed theirs aren’t very similar to yours. Yes, the basic components (name and contact information, experience, and education) are the same—but apart from that, a resume for a biopharm job […]