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4 Items to Ax from Your Resume

4 Items to Ax from Your Resume By Jessica Holbrook Hernandez, Expert Resume Writer

It's common to find information regarding what should be included in your resume, but there are also items that could very well be left off to create a cleaner, more purposeful document. In fact, lots of bits and pieces don't have to be incorporated in your resume. Here are four that are good to steer clear of:

1. An Objective Statement

For many years, the objective statement was the always-used sentence that was listed near the top of your resume, meant to tell the employer why you should be hired for a position. But in recent years, this statement has grown less popular, largely because it tells little about who you are and why you're qualified. More...

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Pharm Country (Utica, New York)

ICON Clinical Research, Inc.
Scientific Laboratory Manager
The successful candidate will be responsible for the coordination and oversight of all immunogenicity testing, including electrochemiluminescence assays, ELISAs and cell-based assays to include cell-based neutralizing assays. Work closely with customers to assist in the transfer, development and validation of these types of assays in a GxP-compliant manner.

BioMidwest (Gaithersburg, Maryland)

Associate, Cell Culture
Primary responsibility for this position is the execution of daily cell culture development processes. Detailed responsibilities include hands-on mammalian cell culture manipulation, cell transfection and characterization, seed train development, protein production, and technical transfer of production processes into cGMP manufacturing. The position requires a significant amount of laboratory work in executing experimental plans and analytical processes, while maintaining a focus on good documentation practices.

Biotech Beach (San Diego, California)

Inception Sciences, Inc.
Associate Chemist
This is a hands-on position with responsibility for the synthesis, analysis and characterization of small molecule compounds. The ideal candidate will have practical experience in aspects of Organic Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry with relevant industrial experience. A strong team player who enjoys scientific discovery and has the ability to communicate well in an interdisciplinary environment is essential.

BioForest (Bend, Oregon)

Bend Research
Quality Assurance Manager/Quality Systems Management
Has overall responsibility for managing and overseeing assigned aspects of GMP Quality Management systems, groups and functions, including but not limited to: Supervise staff of QA Specialists, at various levels, responsible for lifecycle control of GMP documents and data. Responsible for the Enterprise Quality Management computer system (risk management, validation, configuration, part 11, GMP and GAMP compliance).

Biotech Bay (San Francisco, California)

Takeda Pharmaceuticals
Scientist/Senior Scientist, Cell and Functional Biology
The selected scientist will apply in-depth functional biology knowledge target and drug discovery in oncology. Candidate will be responsible for formulating and implementing a comprehensive array of in vitro functional assays for target validation, and for screening and characterization of selected antibodies and small molecules against disease-specific targets. The candidate may also contribute to the advancement of therapeutic programs in immunology or metabolic diseases.

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