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Aug 2, 2020

In this episode, Lakshmi, Shreya and Smita chat about the most critical marketing tools for the job hunt - the resume / CV. Find out from this podcast:

  1. Are resumes and CV one and the same?
  2. What goes into each? Where are they used?
  3. How to dissect a job ad and identify key attributes that an employer is looking for?
  4. What is the PAR / STAR approach?
  5. How to pack a resume / CV with impactful “PAR” statements that can make you stand out?

Please find below

  1. Worksheet on dissecting the job ad
  2. Example of Master, targeted and smart resume
  3. NIH’s Guide for CVs and resume
  4. Disha - a career resource book for life science and biotechnology students by Dr. Suman Govil

Please find a full-text transcript of the podcast published on our website.

(Note to listeners: This recording was done during the COVID-19 lockdown over a zoom meeting call. This has resulted in a slightly diminished audio quality with some mild disturbances in the recording, compared to a studio quality recording.)