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Cutting Edge Tips For Following Up After the Phone Interview

Cutting Edge Tips For Following Up After the Phone Interview By Peggy McKee, Career Confidential

Say you've applied online and been lucky enough to score a phone interview with HR. Do you know how to follow up successfully after the phone screen?

* What if it went really well and you thought you should have heard back by now?
* What if it didn't go so well, but you really feel that it would be a good fit for you?

Everyone knows you should follow up, but many candidates get tripped up in the process and aren't able to get a solid answer from the company. It's not uncommon for a candidate to follow up with the HR person and get a vague or otherwise discouraging answer.

If you really want this job, and it looks really attractive to you, you need to contact the hiring manager directly. Go around the HR person, find the hiring manager and start a relationship with that person. Why? Results. More...

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The Jr. Scientist's key responsibilities include but are not limited to the design and execution of experimental programs (study designs) to develop phase I and II clinical formulations. Supervise and execute pre-formulation activities, such as solubility, stability, excipient compatibility, along with method development and transfers. Develop parenteral formulations through the use of accelerated stability research, for pharmacology, toxicology and early clinical studies.

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As a full-time salaried employee you will be charged with the task of producing and delivering analysis plans, reports, derived datasets, tables, listings and figures, providing statistical advice to clients, and fulfilling the project primary role within a designated project team. Interact with clients as key contact with regard to statistical and contractual issues. Perform QC of derived datasets and both simple and advanced tables, figures and data listings. Etc.

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We seek a senior level materials management professional to oversee, coordinate and manage our future commercial materials functions. Working with our technical staff and legal staff, the incumbent will have responsibility for managing and negotiating contracts with third party providers. The selected candidate will be responsible for establishing and maintaining corporate policies and procedures for materials and inventory management. The incumbent will also represent the supply chain on the team choosing and implementing an ERP for our corporation.

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Prepare, negotiate and execute Clinical Trial Research Agreements and site budgets in all phases of drug development as assigned and within guidelines. Liaise with all members of department as needed in addition to representatives of investigator sites, CROs/AROs, clinical team and country operations team members as directed. Ensure all work is appropriately tracked in departmental database in accordance with guidelines.

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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.

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