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STAR Interview Technique Video – New Scientist Live

The third instalment of our New Scientist Live careers advice series. This week, Natasha Young talks you through how to answer interview questions like a champion using the STAR technique.

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Job of the week: Lead Auditor

This week we have two excellent opportunities for two Medical Device Lead Auditors to join a leading contract testing company. Find out more about this role here.

Careers Advice For Graduates Video – New Scientist Live

Continuing from last week's Top Interview Tips video, Lucy Stendall offers her best advice to graduates looking for their first graduate job. Take a look to find out more, filmed as part of our New Scientist Live careers advice feature.

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Top Interview Tips Video – New Scientist Live

As part of our careers advice feature with New Scientist Live, take a look at our latest video filmed by Natalie Wood where she gives you her top interview tips to help you succeed in your upcoming interview:

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CK Group is the Official Recruitment Partner for New Scientist Live 2018

The CK Group is delighted to be the Official Recruitment Partner for New Scientist Live 2018, known as the world's greatest science festival, New Scientist Live is an award-winning event.

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Job of the week: Mass Spectrometry Scientist

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Mass Spectrometry Scientist to work within a research and development laboratory that will help bring solutions to transform the lives of people with severe diseases.

5 ways Chemistry has helped shape the modern world

The advancements in chemistry, especially materials chemistry, have allowed tech firms to experiment and create cutting edge products that are helping shape the world. In this article we highlight some key technological innovations that could not have happened without chemistry.

Job of the week: Qualified Person (QP)

A fantastic opportunity for a Qualified Person (QP) to join a world renowned household brand and have their name on your CV

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Job of the week: Assay Development Scientist

A brilliant opportunity for an Assay Development Scientist to join a global biopharmaceutical organisation who specialise in finding treatments for neurology and immunology diseases. Find out more here.

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New Infographic – Top tips to attract expertise in a candidate driven market

Did you know that 44% of job seekers WOULD turn down a job offer due to a negative impression of the company during the recruitment process? Also 38% of  job seekers would change jobs for career progression but only 28% for an increase in salary? This information came from a survery we recently conducted to […]

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Job of the week:  Senior Research and Development Chemist

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Research and Development Chemist to join a leading chemicals manufacturing company based in Halifax

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Job of the week: Product Steward

The job of the week is a Product Steward role to join an exceptional biopharmaceutical company specialising in the development and commercialisation of innovative gene-based medicines. Find out more here.

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CK to attend NEPIC’s annual Meet the Members conference

CK Science’s Sarah Farrow and CK Technical's Alex Tosney will be attending the Meet the Members event on the 20th June.

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Recruiting in a candidate-driven market

The recruitment market has dramatically changed over the last few years, due to a range of factors from economic recession to Brexit. Recently we have noticed a massive shift towards a candidate-driven market. But what does a candidate-driven market really mean for companies either trying to recruit or trying to retain staff?

CK relocate to the UK’s premier science park

We are delighted to announce that our team previously based in Durham City has relocated to NETPark in Sedgefield, County Durham.

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Job of the week: Technical Manager

We have a brilliant opportunity for a Technical Manager to join a leading waxes and oil manufacturer based in the West Midlands, on a full time, permanent basis.

GMP Production Technicians – Reykjavik, Iceland

Looking for a new and exciting challenge abroad? We are recruiting for a brilliant opportunity for GMP Production Technicians to relocate to Reykjavik, Iceland. 

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Is it time to call it quits?

Work can sometimes be stressful and hard, but when it gets unsatisfying it may be time to say enough is enough. Here are 6 questions to ask yourself if you are thinking of quitting your job, to help you make that ever-so-important decision.

Google Doodle celebrates the creator of the pH scale

Have you seen the Google Doodle today? It's brilliant. Google honors the little known creator of the pH scale, Biochemist, Søren Peder Lauritz Sørensen.

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Job of the week: Principal Product Development Scientist

This week we have a very exciting opportunity for a Principal Product Development Scientist to join an innovative and successful company in the bio-fuel industry. 

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