Talent Network Update – July/August 2012



Save the Date! Next BioHUB Networking Event Coming in September

Our next BioHUB networking event will be held in September. Join other industry professionals in a casual setting. Meet new people and reconnect with old friends. We encourage you to spread the word to others who you may think would benefit from coming to this dynamic networking event. Stay tuned for more information about the location and how to register. We are hearing great stories of people making very valuable connections at BioHUB, so don’t miss it!


ChemPharma Career Fair — August 24

ChemPharma Professional Association is hosting a Career Fair on August 24 at the Princeton Marriott at Forrestal from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The event is open at 9:30 a.m. to all preregistered nonmembers who have previous industrial experience in the chemical, pharmaceutical, biotech, and allied industries and/or a graduate-level degree. If you do not preregister, you will not be admitted until 12:30 p.m., and you must register at the door.

If you are a professional who has worked in the chemical, pharmaceutical, or life science industries, you are welcome to attend. Those with advanced degrees (MA, MS, MBA, MD, JD, PhD, etc.) and are without industry experience are also welcome.


  • 9:30 a.m. — Entry for Preregistered Nonmember Attendees
  • 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Abby Kohut
  • 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — Speaker TBD
  • 12:30 p.m. — Entry for Nonregistered Attendees (must fill out registration form at the door first!)
  • 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. — Alex Freund
  • 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. — Speaker TBD
  • 4:30 p.m. — Event Closes

Notice to all participants: All attendees must preregister by 10:00 p.m. on August 23 to gain morning entry into the fair. After preregistering, you will get an “Event Registration Confirmation” email. All registered participants must present a printed copy of their “Event Registration Confirmation” email at the door before entering the fair.

Click here for Jobs Listings information. This button links to a document with all of the jobs that participating companies are looking to fill. Write the REFERENCE NUMBER(s) of the jobs you are interested in on the top lefthand corner of your resume. This will help the Human Resources representatives expedite your inquiry.

ChemPharma Professional Association is a nationwide association of high-caliber, experienced business and technical executives in the chemical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, life sciences, and allied industries. Its members typically have 10 or more years of experience covering all technical and professional disciplines and functions. Members in the organization band together to help each other network for personal and career success. ChemPharma members are committed to fostering career and personal success through educational programs, information sharing, relationship building, and networking.


Jobs 4 Jersey (J4J) Employer Access Now Available

The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development is offering employers an opportunity to sign on to the Jobs 4 Jersey (J4J) Employer Module. Employers can search for talent, review recruitment tips, sign up to participate in job fairs, review resumes, create candidate alerts, and much more. There are currently thousands of resumes ready and waiting in the database. Click here to learn more and register.


Let Us Help Connect Your Organization to Some of the Excellent Graduates from JFK Lab Tech Training Program

JFK’s recent training programs offer qualified candidates who are ready to start in their new career as laboratory technicians. The Johnson Rehabilitation Institute or JFK was founded in 1974 and is a vocational rehabilitation institute for adults and students who have learning disabilities or other challenges. Students between the ages of 15 and 21, as well as adults, can be accepted into the program. JFK offers two on-campus training programs: the professional office skills training program and the laboratory assistant training program. JFK also offers individual and group counseling at their New Jersey locations.


Post Jobs through the Talent Network!

Is your company hiring? Do you want more exposure to the local talent market for your open positions?

Reach thousands of local industry professionals through the NJ Life Sciences Talent Network (LSTN). As a BioNJ Member, you receive 5 FREE job postings, Employer Spotlight advertising and broad exposure through our social media channels through LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter outreach. Let BioNJ help! Call our team today!

Please contact Kristin Hassan or Matt Alcalde to learn more, or reach us at BioNJ Headquarters at 609-890-3185 to learn more. You can also visit the website.


Follow, Like, and Link to the BioNJ Life Sciences Talent Network (LSTN) Community!

The NJ Life Sciences Talent Network (LSTN) regularly uses three social networks to do just that: Help your company significantly expand its outreach efforts and help you move forward in your career.

Join us on our Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter networks, so you can:

  • Find the latest job opportunities posted on www.BioNJTalentNetwork.org
  • Learn about Talent Network industry, career, and networking events, such as:
    • CareerConnection
    • BIOHub — a BioNJ Meet-Up for Industry Professionals
    • Entrepreneur resources and training
  • Stay informed on the latest news across the pharma, biotech, and medical device industries
  • Get visible: Share, comment, and start discussions!

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