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September 27th, 2016

Top 25 Biotech Companies – Career Search

The Top 25 biotech companies have convoluted career sites. It is frequently difficult to find where to search jobs and often more complicated than it needs to be.

Career Search All of Them at Once

Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News (GEN) published a list of the Top 25 Biotech companies. Their list is based on total market capitalization. Interested in searching for your next job at these top companies? Use our search engine below. Tweet: Easier way to #jobsearch the top 25 #biotech companies. Use this search engine @meirxrs #clinicalresearch #pharma It only includes career pages of the companies that made GEN’s list*.
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May 4th, 2016

Skype Interview Tips

Skype interview tips are covered in this great video by Matt Gnaizda.

These tips are great for online meetings too.

Watch it on YouTube:


You only get one first impression. Skype has become the first impression that employers get of candidates. These interviews are being used it to whittle down the candidate pool for face to face interviews.

Matt walks you through four simple Skype Interview Tips to help you look Read the rest of this entry »

September 17th, 2015

Five Tips for Assessing Your Next Employer

Five tips for assessing your next employer to ensure you will be a success in your new position.

How do you know if your next employer will be a good place to work? Use these tips to ensure your next job is a step in the right direction.

Your investigation should attempt to uncover one of these pitfalls: Read the rest of this entry »

February 28th, 2014

“Right Fit Job” for the South Bay Professionals Association
Right fit job presentation with Victoria- Rosemarie 2-10-14

Finding the right fit job in the ever evolving global workplace was the topic when Rosemarie Christopher spoke to the South Bay Professionals Association.  To retain Rosemarie to speak to your group or to see powerpoint presentations about being employable no matter the state of the economy, e-mail

October 9th, 2013

Job Seekers Earn More Money Working with Staffing Firms

Job seekers earn more temping and leverage staffing firms to get better pay.

More than half of U.S. workers plan to engage with a staffing firm for their job search, and 70 percent of those candidates believe they will get a larger salary and compensation package because they are working with a staffing firm, according to Addison Group’s 2013 U.S. Workforce Survey.

“The bar is set higher for our team and staffing firms across the country,” said Addison CEO Thomas Moran. “People expect us to help them achieve their professional and personal financial goals.” Read the rest of this entry »

August 28th, 2013

Careers in Science Fair

Friday September 13, 2013

USC Health Sciences Campus

From Bench to the Clinic: Developing a Novel Cancer Therapeutic

January 10th, 2013

Transferable skills to add to your resume

tool-tip-hi Skills acquired from doing volunteer work, community service and other professional membership activities are all applicable and transferable to your next job.  Here are a list of skills that should be on your resume:

Communication:  writes clearly and concisely, speaks effectively, listens attentively, openly expresses ideas, negotiates/resolves differences, leads group discussions, provides feedback, persuades others, provides well-thought out solutions, gathers appropriate information, confidently speaks in public

Interpersonal Skills:  works well with others, sensitive, supportive, motivates others, shares credit, counsels, cooperates, delegates effectively, represents others, understands feelings, self-confident, accepts responsibility

Research and Planning:  forecasts/predicts, creates ideas, identifies problems, meets goals, identifies resources, gathers information, solves problems, defines needs, analyzes issues, develops strategies, assesses situations

Organizational Skills:  handles details, coordinates tasks, punctual, manages projects effectively, meets deadlines, sets goals, keeps control over budget, plans and arranges activities, multi-tasks

Management Skills:  leads groups, teaches/trains/instructs, counsels/coaches, manages conflict, delegates responsibility, makes decisions, directs others, implements decisions, enforces policies, takes charge.


December 27th, 2012

2013 Jobs in Demand

If you’re finding it hard to find quality candidates, you’re not alone.

CIBC World Markets recently published a study reviewing the labour market and found that 30 per cent of businesses report they are facing a labour shortage. While there are various causes for the shortage, including an unwillingness on the employer’s part to pay higher wages or train entry level candidates, the study suggests that there is a real lack of skilled applicants for many industries.

In addition to a description of the current state of the labour market, the report identifies 25 job groups that have a skill shortage and that are likely to continue to experience a skill shortage in the new year.

The following job groups will be in demand in 2013:

  • Managers in engineering, architecture, science & info systems
  • Managers in health, education, social and community services
  • Managers in construction and transportation
  • Auditors, accountants and investment professionals
  • Human resources and business service professionals
  • Professional occupations in natural and applied sciences
  • Physical science professionals
  • Life science professionals
  • Civil, mechanical, electrical and chemical engineers
  • Other engineers
  • Professional occupations in health
  • Physicians, dentists and veterinarians
  • Optometrists, chiropractors & other health diagnosing/treating professionals
  • Pharmacists, dietitians and nutritionists
  • Therapy and assessment professionals
  • Nurse supervisors and registered nurses
  • Technical and related occupations in health
  • Medical technologists and technicians (except dental health)
  • Technical occupations in dental health care
  • Other technical occupations in health care (except dental)
  • Psychologists, social workers, counsellors, clergy and probation officers
  • Supervisors, mining, oil and gas
  • Underground miners, oil and gas drillers and related workers
  • Supervisors in manufacturing
  • Supervisors, processing occupations

The above job groups are concentrated in health care, mining, manufacturing and business services, therefore it is these four sectors that will experience the biggest skill shortages. While the CIBC report also outlined occupations that are experiencing labour surpluses, the job groups that are experiencing shortages account for over 20 per cent of all employment, suggesting the labour market is tightening.

April 13th, 2012

Salary Trends for New Grads

According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, the 2012 bachelor’s degree graduates show a 4.5% increase in median salary from $40,735 to $42,569.

Math and science degree graduates’ median salary up by 2.5 % from last year – $40,939

Computer sciences graduates starting salaries up 2/4% now at $56,383

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March 7th, 2012

Top 50 Happiest Places to Work

Here is the top 50 happiest companies to work in 2012 based on work-life balance, one’s relationship with their boss and co-workers, work environment, job resources, compensation, growth opportunities, company culture, company reputation, daily tasks, and job control over the work  on a daily basis.

Rank      Company

1             Hilton Worldwide

2             Fluor

3             Johnson & Johnson

4             Nordstrom

5             BASF

6             Centex

7             United States Air Force

8             Fidelity Investments

9             Ericsson

10           Chevron

11           Pfizer

12           Credit Suisse

13           U.S. Department of Defense

14           Qualcomm

15           Apple

16           Tata Consultancy Services

17           ManpowerGroup

18           Kraft Foods

19           Hyatt Hotels

20           United States Navy

21           Boston Scientific

22           CBS Broadcasting

23           IBM

24           American Express

25           United States Marine Corps

26           Wipro Technologies

27           NASA

28           Bristol-Myers Squibb

29           Deutsche Bank

30           Warner Bros.

31           Eli Lilly and Company

32           Morgan Stanley

33           Merrill Lynch

34           United States Army

35           Intel

36           Kelly Services

37           Texas Instruments

38           Merck

39           Baxter International

40           Infosys Technologies

41           Walt Disney

42           Nokia

43           AstraZeneca

44           Nortel

45           PwC

46           Prudential

47           Ally Financial

48           Army National Guard

49           First Data

50           Avaya

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