Tips to Navigate a Successful Virtual Interview Process


Tuesday, November 24, 2020, 2:00pm to 3:30pm


Online - Zoom link shared upon registration
Featuring: Lauren Celano, MBA, Founder and CEO, Propel Careers
Workshop Description: Most organizations are conducting interviews using virtual platforms such as skype, zoom, and webex during the COVID-19 pandemic and this trend will most likely continue well into 2021. This webinar will provide advice for how prepare for and navigate the virtual interview process. This webinar will highlight how to use these platforms effectively for the various interview rounds. Advice will be provided for how to perform background research and prepare tailored interview responses so that you can confidently answer interview questions asked by different people including an HR representative, a hiring manager, a direct colleague or a crossfunctional colleague. Advice will also be provided for how to conduct a presentation virtually. Lastly, this webinar will cover questions to ask during the interview process including questions around timing and processes that may have been affected by COVID.
Speaker Bio: Lauren Celano is the co-founder and CEO of Propel Careers, a life science search and career development firm focused on connecting talented individuals with entrepreneurial life sciences companies.  Propel works with current leaders and actively cultivates future leaders through full time placement, internships, mentoring, career coaching, and networking.  Propel Careers is engaged  across all areas of life sciences, including therapeutics, medical devices, healthcare IT, diagnostics, consulting, venture capital, and investment banking. Full bio

This workshop is co-sponsored by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute: Postdoc and Graduate Student Affairs Office; Boston Children's Hospital: Office of Fellowship Training; Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health: PDA and Office of Faculty Affairs; McLean Hospital: Office of the Chief Academic Officer (OCAO); and the FAS Office of Postdoctoral Affairs