Being well-rounded often means having interests outside of one’s research, says Gary Allred, president of Synthonix, a contract research organization in Wake Forest, N.C. These activities can provide insights into what additional skills the person might bring to the job, he says. “If someone likes to work on cars, it tells me they’re good with wrenches and if something goes down, they might be able to fix it,” Allred says.
by Linda Wang |
November 03, 2014