From a networking standpoint, the purpose of a scientific meeting is to accumulate connections and thereby improve your odds of professional success.
Like your cover letter, your industry CV should be customized for every job you apply for.
It's true that some employers don't even read cover letters, but you shouldn't miss this opportunity to personalize your application package.
The key to getting hired is to define and communicate your unique value proposition.
Positive thinking and mental preparation can improve your performance in a job interview.
As careers in science become more globalized and competitive, advice for job-seekers needs to keep up with the times.
Often, the people who get noticed are the ones who get hired.
To get hired, you have to get noticed.
You may be comfortable talking with scientists, but interviews with Human Resources are a different beast.
In almost every work environment the ability to influence others is an essential job skill.
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