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Our Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Marketing MBA for Executives is thoughtfully designed to accommodate demanding careers and busy travel schedules while remaining true to our tradition of academic excellence and personal achievement. You have the flexibility to enroll in our accelerated Online MBA format or Classroom MBA format.

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Negative Resume Feedback? How to Land a Job Faster!

Negative Resume Feedback? How to Land a Job Faster!
By Anish Majumdar, Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW)

So you've just received negative feedback from a recruiter or prospective hiring agent. First of all, it's OKAY to feel disappointed. But after you've spent a little time moping about how you'll never be employed again, try to understand that this is an opportunity in disguise. Many jobseekers spend MONTHS on fruitless job searches, trying to cram in resume keywords and endlessly revising their document to no avail. The fact that a professional took the time to give you specific feedback means that he/she sees potential in your candidacy. Here are 3 frequent phrases that pop up and tips on how you can use it to land a job faster:

FEEDBACK: "Your Resume Lacks Focus"

WHAT IT MEANS: A hiring agent can't get a clear grasp of what type of position you're going out for and why you're an excellent candidate for it. More...

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As a world leader in biological research and in the global biotechnology industry, our graduate programs are designed for working professionals - delivering the rigorous and practical curricula they need to advance their careers and academic ambitions.

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Top Jobs
Southern Pharm (Memphis, Tennessee)

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Senior Research Technologist
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The Senior Research Technologist in the Chemical Biology and Therapeutics Department operates as an advanced-level Research Technologist by assisting the principal investigator with the synthesis, purification and characterization of organic small molecules for our diverse drug discovery projects. The selected candidate will execute multi-step synthesis and purification of organic small molecules, and fully characterize new molecules by NMR and LC-MS.

Biotech Bay (Menlo Park, California)

QLT, Inc.
Formulation Scientist
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You will be responsible for the research of new drug eluting devices and for managing the transfer of research products to development in a dynamic work environment.

Biotech Beach (San Diego, California)

Takeda Pharmaceuticals
Scientist II/ Senior Scientist Membrane Protein Chemist
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Establishes and exploits state-of-the-art equipment and processes to express and then highly purify membrane proteins (e.g. integral membrane proteins, GPCRs, ion channels and membrane-associated proteins) and their complexes with agonists and/or antagonists for crystallographic analysis to support further design of drug candidates. Highly purified proteins also support assay development and compound screening at TSD or other Takeda sites.

BioChina (Shanghai, China)

Genencor, A Danisco Division
Research Assistant/Associate - Molecular Biologist
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The successful candidate will join a dynamic team and be responsible for the following: Research molecular biology applied toward protein expression in prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms. Will have a practical familiarity with all of the following and proficiency in some: expression of proteins in recombinant organisms, cloning, library construction and screening, DNA sequencing, PCR technologies, basic protein analysis techniques etc.

BioMidwest (Madison, Wisconsin)

Promega Corporation
Director, Product Finishing
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This position is charged with leading the development, planning, implementation and maintenance as it relates to our packaging and filling methods, process and operations. This position will oversee all activities related to manufacturing team members in order to ensure the successful and efficient filling and packaging of Promegas products.

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Biotech Beach Career Fair

Job seekers can spend a day with HR representatives and Hiring Managers from top biotech, pharma, medical device and diagnostics companies in the Southern California region.

Candidates with a 4-year degree in the life sciences and a minimum of 2-years of industry related experience are invited to attend. (Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of a four-year college degree. PhD and Postdoc candidates welcome.)

Exhibiting companies are recruiting for positions in areas such as: QA/QC, clinical research, engineering, manufacturing, biostatistics, clinical data management, chemistry, regulatory affairs, and research.

Job seekers may register here.

Biotech Beach Career Fair, San Diego, CA September 22, 2011
BioMidwest Career Fair, Chicago, IL October 4, 2011
Pharm Country Career Fair, Bridgewater, NJ October 5, 2011
Biotech Bay Career Fair, Burlingame, CA October 11, 2011
Bio NC Career Fair, Durham, NC October 20, 2011
BioCapital Beach Career Fair, Bethesda, MD November 1, 2011
Genetown Career Fair, Cambridge, MA November 7, 2011

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