Exercise and Its Effect on Your Job Search

Written by Ryan Stewart

You are treating your pharmaceutical job search like a full-time job itself, right? You are practicing a pattern of daily activities that include networking, cold calling, readingrepparttar employment section ofrepparttar 146265 newspaper and surfingrepparttar 146266 Internet. You may even be maintaining your competitive edge by reading up onrepparttar 146267 latest pharmaceutical news. So, why are you ignoring your health?

When you are devoting most of your time to searching for a pharmaceutical job it can be easy ignore your well-being. Many of those who are actively looking for a job inrepparttar 146268 pharmaceutical industry state they donít haverepparttar 146269 energy to work out. The unfortunate thing is that exercise actually gives you more energy once you have established a routine. Additionally, physical activity helps you manage your stress levels. When you understand that your stress, when left unmanaged, can influence your job search you should begin to realizerepparttar 146270 importance your physical and emotional health when you are actively looking for a job.

Typically, researching and finding a pharmaceutical position takes at least a few months and staying healthy is essential so that you makerepparttar 146271 best impression you can when dealing with your networking contacts and potential employers. Some ways to ensure a positive physical regimen during your job search include:

* Get plenty of sleep! Go to bed and wake up atrepparttar 146272 same time every time. * Try to engage in at least 30 minutes of cardiovascular exercise between 3-4 times per week. This may mean a brisk walk, a tennis match with a friend, whatever gets you moving.

Mastering the Job Interview - 5 Tips to Make Yourself Irresistible to the Interviewer

Written by Brendon Turner

So you've figured out, more or less what you want to do and whererepparttar opportunities are. Now; you have been called for an interview. Here are five steps for interview success for students and graduates:

1. Prepare, prepare, prepare.

Thoroughly research each employer you pursue. It is not enough just to show up forrepparttar 146130 interviews and hope forrepparttar 146131 best.

Takerepparttar 146132 time to research and understandrepparttar 146133 company andrepparttar 146134 person who is givingrepparttar 146135 interview. Students should approach their answers fromrepparttar 146136 perspective ofrepparttar 146137 person who is doingrepparttar 146138 hiring. What would that person be looking for ifrepparttar 146139 roles were reversed? Job seekers need to plan their responses so they cover key information about what they can bring torepparttar 146140 job, and then rehearse out loud until they feel confident.

2. Attitude makes a difference.

The key element to successful interviewing is not your experience, your grades, what classes you took, your extracurricular activities, or any ofrepparttar 146141 other basic necessities. Those skills are what got yourepparttar 146142 interview. The key element to successful interviewing can be summed up in one word: attitude. If you want to rise above others with better experience, better grades, or better anything, you will need to work on developing a highly positive work attitude.

Your attitude determines whether you will "makerepparttar 146143 cut" or be discarded. Remember, there are plenty of competitors withrepparttar 146144 ability to do almost any given job-- especially atrepparttar 146145 entry level. The way most employers differentiate atrepparttar 146146 entry level is by candidates' attitudes towardrepparttar 146147 job.

You can teach a new employee many things, but attitude is not one of them. Many employers are willing to teach skills to new employees if they come throughrepparttar 146148 door with a positive, energetic "can do" attitude.

3. Askrepparttar 146149 right questions.

Ask aboutrepparttar 146150 position, job responsibilities and company values.

4. Dress for success.

Beforerepparttar 146151 interview,repparttar 146152 student job seeker should find outrepparttar 146153 company's dress code and dress a level up from that. It's better to be overdressed than under-dressed.

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