Write a successful job application

A job application form is your chance to show employers that you're perfectly suited to the role and deserve to be shortlisted for an interview. Read more at https://www.prospects.ac.uk/careers-advice/applying-for-jobs/write-a-successful-job-application

How to write a speculative job application

If you're only applying for advertised roles it's likely that you're missing out on a variety of job opportunities, particularly... To gain access to this hidden jobs market a speculative application is usually necessary. Speculative applications often provide a more direct route into a company and making contact with people of hiring authority can lead to: temporary or permanent work; internships or work shadowing opportunities; increased business connections. Read more at this UK website https://www.prospects.ac.uk/careers-advice/applying-for-jobs/how-to-write-a-speculative-job-application

Top 7 tips for a successful job application

A job application form is your chance to show employers that you're perfectly suited to the role and deserve to be shortlisted for an interview What to include in a job application form The form should give the employer an insight into you as a person and encourage them to want to meet you to find out more. Read more at https://www.prospects.ac.uk/careers-advice/applying-for-jobs/write-a-successful-job-application

How to respond to job rejection

Being on the receiving end of a job rejection can make maintaining a positive attitude extremely difficult. However, there are many things you can do to keep your spirits up. Read more from this UK site at https://www.prospects.ac.uk/careers-advice/applying-for-jobs/how-to-respond-to-job-rejection

I Wish I Had Known That Getting Laid Off Would Be My Best Career Move Yet

I wish I’d known that few things are forever. The option to find something better and brighter was always there. It just took getting laid off for me to realize it. But I can’t worry about how long it took me or what might’ve been if I’d quit and not been let go. What matters is that I’m here now, doing work I like, surrounded by people who inspire me, and grateful to be in a better place.  Read more at https://www.themuse.com/advice/i-wish-i-had-known-that-getting-laid-off-would-be-my-best-career-move-yet?ref=recommended

 

5 Tricks to Being an Exciting Candidate for a Job You’re a Little Underqualified For

Whether you’re making a career change or just pushing yourself to the next level, there are plenty of times you may find yourself applying to a position you don’t fully align with. Here’s the good news, though: There are plenty of ways to paint a picture of yourself as a qualified candidate. Read more at  https://www.themuse.com/advice/5-tricks-to-being-an-exciting-candidate-for-a-job-youre-a-little-underqualified-for

Genetic counseling: A growing area of opportunity

For scientists who want to use their genetics knowledge to help patients while also potentially keeping a foot in research, genetic counseling can offer uniquely rewarding career opportunities. It is still a young profession, with few Ph.D. holders having made the transition thus far, but it presents exciting options to those who make the leap.  Read more at    https://www.sciencemag.org/careers/2016/06/genetic-counseling-growing-area-opportunity?utm_campaign=email-careers-jsnl&et_rid=165399658&et_cid=563957

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