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Goodbye Academia: How to Write an Industry CV

Posted on December 2019

A junior research associate drafts their CV in the lab

Home to Europe's largest - and the world's fourth largest - pharmaceutical market, Germany is the perfect spot to launch an industry career. However, after leaving your PhD or post-doc position, knowing how to market your skills and capabilities to employers can be a challenge. With large companies like Pfizer and Amgen receiving 2,000 applications per open position, it can be hard to stand out. If you are lucky enough to land on a hiring manager's desk, you only have a a few seconds to make a great impression. ​

In this guide, we walk you through how to present yourself as a fellow professional who has sound business sense, as well as an impressive CV.

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