Good science and likability combine to land you the offer.
"Scientists coming from academia will rapidly separate themselves into two camps: those who take the advice of their mentors and proceed cautiously, and those who use their internal motivation, creativity, and a lot of hours to tear up the track."
"While graduates can easily head into an industry career because of the network connections they make, their science is deemed "worthy" enough to keep them on the academic ladder as well."
As soon as you start to come across as phony or underprepared, you’re off the short list.
"Writing something that is powerful and yet short is the single most difficult kind of business writing."
Competition is tight and readers are right to be concerned. But the numbers sound scarier than they really are.
There is a big problem with problem solving--most of the time the problem never really goes away.
To be flexible in your interviewing, you'll need to be ready to bounce in just about any direction depending on how things play out during the day.
I love what I do and I work hard to stay in the flow.
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