Medical laboratories play a vital role in the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses and diseases. These facilities, which can be found in hospitals, clinics, and independent laboratories, are responsible for analyzing samples of blood, tissue, and other body fluids to determine the presence of specific diseases or conditions.
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Looking for a job can be a difficult process. There are many variables to consider when you are looking for the right employer for you, and there is even more pressure if you happen to be unemployed while you are looking for a new job. In order to best succeed, you need to present yourself as the right fit for whatever job you interview for. There are many resources out there for giving you tips on how to craft your resume, dress for the interview, and conquer phone screens and in-person interviews with confidence. But to even get to that interview stage, there are many small things that jobseekers overlook. Here are three things you should consider in order to paint yourself as the perfect candidate.
When hiring talent, it is important for hiring managers to give a recruiter as much informationpossible before the sourcing begins. Knowing the compensation package,...
When searching for a new job, one of the key things on a person’s mind is, of course, money. People say it makes the world go round, and whether or not that is true, it is certainly a central focus for job seekers. Despite this, many job seekers are caught off guard when faced with one simple question: “What are your salary expectations?”
Professionalism is an often overlooked component of a candidate & recruiter interaction. As a recruiter, we often get a close look at candidates in a more relaxed setting due to the fact that we are not viewed as a direct representation of the company they would be interviewing for.
For those paying attention to the current decline in medical laboratory professionals, one could make numerous strong arguments against the reasons for these shortages. Whether the opinions are burn out, low salary wages, lack of recognition, glass ceilings for career growth, COVID19, the one ultimate factor is the lack of prospective students or professionals entering the field. No matter the turnover or current lack of employees, more and more students or people entering the field or education programs could assist with the issue. The only problem is, the medical laboratory programs offered by schools are diminishing and the number of students entering the programs is barren.
Do: Ask questions even though it's safe to assume we don't know the answers
As a recruiter, you are trained on all sorts of interview styles to narrow down the best candidate for the role. Questions can range from behavioral, situational, position specific or competency-based questions. The interview process often times is kicked off by the recruiter or HR, but typically includes various other individuals as candidates move from one step to the next. It is important that all involved parties are trained on what is and is not legal to ask a candidate in an interview.
Recently on social media there's been a conversation about switching jobs each year in order to have your compensation raised. I noticed the comment sections of these postings were all for job hopping to gain better compensation. Is it truly worth it? How long can you do it? Will it impact you negatively? Here is my best advice for those early in the career considering adopting this strategy.
You finally landed an opportunity to speak with a recruiter, the first line of defense to getting to the job of your dreams. Many people might not know but this conversation is one of the most important in your interview process. You must take this conversation seriously and act as if you are in the final stages of an interview. I will be giving you some tips on how to prepare and make the best first impression.