Preparing for an industry interview
About this video
As an early career researcher, you have probably survived your fair share of interviews and have a good idea what an employer wants to hear. But, what about when that interview is with a company or organization? Are there any special points to consider?
Dr. Sheba Agarwal-Jans, a Life Sciences Publisher for Elsevier, has made that leap from academia to industry and has some helpful tips for researchers following in her path. In this video, she highlights a recurring theme in industry interviews – the “tell me about a time you…” scenario. She advises on the best way to prepare for those questions and runs through other points to consider, such as dress code and time-keeping.
You’ll come away armed with the skills you need to approach your industry interview with confidence and give yourself the best chance of success.