Beating the HR Odds in Today's Economy
The economic downturn is having adverse effects across all industries. While scientists and knowledge workers typically fare better during recessions, life science layoffs peaked during this economy. Tough times call for new tactics in managing career transitions and the emotional, logistical and financial fallout after losing a job. Join Women In Bio on the evening of Oct 27th to hear from a panel of experts, including a worldwide HR Director of a global diagnostics company, a career psychologist, a president of an executive search firm as well as a founder of a neuro-rehabilitation device startup company, who will all together discuss overcoming challenges of career transitions and beating the HR odds during this down economy.
Distinguished Panelists Include:
- Ms. Diane Polk, Worldwide Human Resources Director, BD Diagnostic Systems
- Dr. Ralph D. Raphael, Licensed Psychologist, Founder, Career Evaluation and Coaching Center
- Stephanie Miller, MBA, President, Executive Search, MindPharm, LLC
- Ms. Kris Appel, President, Encore Path, Inc.