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Job Hunting Techniques

Articles from recruitment experts within the science industry


CK Group (Science, Clinical, Engineers and IT Recruitment)

How to plan your job search

Posted by CK Group (Science, Clinical, Engineers and IT Recruitment)

Before you even think about diving straight in and starting your search for your next job in science, it's important that you have a plan of action. By planning your job search, you will be in the most productive mind-set and will remain focussed what ever challenges you face along the way. To help you effectively plan your job sear...

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CK Group (Science, Clinical, Engineers and IT Recruitment)

Online Job Hunting Blunders

Posted by CK Group (Science, Clinical, Engineers and IT Recruitment)

If you are looking for your next science job online, take our advice and avoid some common pitfalls. - Don't just use big name websites: The big name online job boards like Monster are not always the best choice for those who are looking for a specialized science job. It is far better to use a website that is specific to the scientif...

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CK Group (Science, Clinical, Engineers and IT Recruitment)

6 Job Hunting Tips for Science Graduates

Posted by CK Group (Science, Clinical, Engineers and IT Recruitment)

Recently graduated? Here are some top tips to help you get the science job you want, fast! 1. Be realistic Be realistic about the types of science jobs you can do, so be careful not to set your sights unrealistically high. 2. Consider temping Scientific recruitment companies such as CK Science have a proven track record with compa...

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CK Group (Science, Clinical, Engineers and IT Recruitment)

6 Top Tips for Successful Job Networking

Posted by CK Group (Science, Clinical, Engineers and IT Recruitment)

1. Show your passion for the scientific industry and company To help you come across as passionate and knowledgeable as possible, it is a good idea to do your research about the industry and the companies working within it. 2. Show an interest in the person you are talking to Stop focusing on yourself and concentrate on potential co...

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CK Group (Science, Clinical, Engineers and IT Recruitment)

15 Ways to Stay Motivated During Your Job Search

Posted by CK Group (Science, Clinical, Engineers and IT Recruitment)

Hunting for your next job in science can be draining and it can sometimes prove difficult to stay motivated. Unemployment can sometimes be a miserable time and although it may be hard to pick yourself up and dust yourself off, you can do it. Last week CK Science conducted a poll on Linkedin to find out just this. Here is a list of the 1...

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CK Group (Science, Clinical, Engineers and IT Recruitment)

Using Social Media to Get That Dream Science Job

Posted by CK Group (Science, Clinical, Engineers and IT Recruitment)

Social media is fast becoming a useful talent spotting tool for scientific recruitment agencies and hiring managers. In today"s climate it is more important than ever before that candidates use all the tools they can to find that dream job in science. One important tool is social media. By using social media you can build your personal ...

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CV Master Careers

Making speculative enquiries

Posted by CV Master Careers

How to make applications, from call to close, that you get noticed. A speculative application is an application which is made to a specific company in the hope that there is a position available within the company which is not currently being advertised. Making this type application can also be useful to ensure that the company has yo...

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Finding vacancies and identifying potential employers

Posted by CV Master Careers

Applying to the right companies will save you time and energy. This article will show you how to set up a basic record of vacancies and employers. We will also share ways to find the "hidden vacancies" and ways to be ahead of the competition. Traditionally, vacancies were only generally advertised in the regional newspapers, usually o...

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