Description: This webinar will provide advice on how to prepare and conduct an effective job search. This webinar will begin with a focus on questions that every job seeker should ask themselves before they begin their search to ensure a focused search on roles and companies aligned to the job seeker’s values, interests, and skills. The webinar will then provide tips on how to identify and research companies through on‐line searching, LinkedIn, conferences, press releases, new sources, networking and other sources. Additional details will be discussed regarding how to create a job search checklist and the value of formally tracking your progress over time to maintain focus and accelerate the search. The webinar will discuss the “hidden job market” as well as how companies and recruitment firms use resume databases and LinkedIn to connect with talent. Lastly, the webinar will cover job search timeframes including when to start looking and how long you have to make a decision on an offer once you receive one.
Bio: Lauren Celano is the Founder and CEO of Propel Careers, a life science search and career development firm focused on connecting talented individuals with entrepreneurial innovative life sciences companies. Lauren is very passionate about working with individuals with strong scientific backgrounds to find exciting growth opportunities in the life sciences industry. Through Propel, she builds relationships and provides guidance on how individuals can position themselves for their next opportunity. She also actively places individuals into positions with exciting life sciences companies. Prior to Propel Careers, Lauren was a senior account manager for SNBL USA where she worked with emerging biotech companies in Europe, Asia, and the US to help characterize and advance their drug molecules. Prior to SNBL USA, she held business development positions with Aptuit and Quintiles and worked with Absorption Systems as a marketing manager and account manager. She has a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Gettysburg College and an MBA with a focus in the health sector and entrepreneurship from Boston University. To learn more about Propel Careers, see link: www.propelcareers.com.