Why Soft Skills Are an Important Consideration When Hiring

There is no doubt that choosing the best candidate for a job can be a real dilemma, especially when you have more than one person who would be great for the role. Traditionally, we look for academic qualifications, relatable experience, and other hard skills that give us the confidence to believe we have found the right person. However, with more pressure than ever before to find the ‘perfect fit’, more people are turning to soft skills to set candidates apart.

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Discovering a Range of Career Options in Pharmaceutical R&D

Research and development in the pharmaceutical industry is an exciting career path, with a plethora of career and job opportunities available for skilled graduates who have a strong background in the life sciences. Let’s take a look at some of the options available to life science job seekers in 2022.

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Would You Take a Chance?

 

My Cousin Vinny is an American comedy film featuring two young New Yorkers traveling through rural Alabama who  are arrested and put on trial for a murder they did not commit. The 1992 movie follows the comical attempts of cousin Vinny Gambini, a lawyer who had only recently passed the bar exam after several unsuccessful attempts, to defend them.

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Capturing Candidate Attention

One of the most common traps hiring managers and recruiters fall into when sourcing potential candidates is not following up with them and assuming they aren’t interested.

At GeneCoda, we make a minimum of three attempts to reach a potential prospect, using different contact methods, including their email, phone, text, and social media.

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Work Considerations When Relocating

When moving to a new state or city, one important consideration to make is the availability of work opportunities in your field. Reaching out to search firms like ours can help you get insight into and guidance concerning your job search, but here are other strategies you can deploy to make your move and work transition successful.

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