Posts in "Path to Career" Resources

Ten Take-Aways from the Career Symposium

Kim Petrie
August 7, 2013

Your professional journey will be unpredictable and unforgettable. Begin your journey by understanding your strengths. Strengths Finder 2.0 is a great place to start. (Linda Distlerath) Have a good dose of humility. In your first job, find a buddy who can help guide you through the unwritten protocols and etiquette of your workplace environment. (Linda Distlerath)

Best Questions to Ask in Your Job Interview

June 26, 2013

Best Questions to Ask in Your Job Interview, by Carole Martin, in BioSpace When this question is asked in the interview, surprisingly, the most common answer is “No.” Not only is this the wrong answer, you have missed an opportunity to find out information about the company. It is important for you to ask questions; not just any questions, but questions relating to the job, the company, and the industry. 

An Introvert's Guide to Getting the Most from a Conference

June 26, 2013

"An Introvert's Guide to Getting the Most From A Conference" by Dharmesh Shah Ideas fly around the room. Informal teams form and mutate and re-form. Decisions are quickly made and un-made and refined. Plans are drawn and re-drawn and perfected. Three hours later, you and a room full of incredibly talented people have used your collective knowledge, experience, expertise, and enthusiasm to create something amazing. Many of those people are pumped. They want to go celebrate. They want to keep the “party” going.

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