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​Forensic Training Can Provide Continuous Value Long After The Training Event Ends

Last week, I was fortunate to attend a webinar being presented by Death Investigation Training Academy, which is a spearheaded by Darren Dake, creator of CoronerTalk.com, a podcast dedicated to death investigators. The topic, Suicide Investigation, had so much information not only for the...

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Why You Didn't Get Hired and What To Do About It

I didn't get hired I can't believe I didn't get hired WHAT? I just got my rejection letter I DIDN'T GET HIRED. NOW WHAT? One of the BIGGEST hurdles you may face is the time of rejection. You have the training. You have the application packet. You completed and submitted the packet on time....

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Top Ways to Use LinkedIn to Start a Forensic Career

I love Linkedin. You should love it too! Linkedin is THE MOST important tool you need to start your forensic career and THE MOST important professional platform you NEED to connect with other forensic professionals. Many of my students simply aren't aware of Linkedin and if they do, they...

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5 Ways to Prepare for a Forensic (Job) Interview

Just received a call from a former student who is preparing for her first REAL job (her words). Her question of how to prepare for the job interview that will start her forensic career (again, her words). So how do you prepare? These are the BASIC tips you MUST DO to get yourself...

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Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Crime Scene Investigator?

So you wanna be a crime scene investigator---- You've seen how cool it looks on tv and have decided that's the job for you! Right? WRONG! We all know (or by now should know) that what's shown on tv generally doesn't reflect what's REALLY going on. The same is true for forensic careers....

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Veterinary Forensics. What is it?

I love my dogs, Izzy, a French Bulldog, and Chip, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier. They are spoiled, cute, and have the full run of my house. I understand not all people are dog people; some are cat people, horse people, bird people--you get the drift. I simply get all gushy when I see my...

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Informational Interviews: A Good Way to Start Networking

When I was in college, I had NO idea of HOW to get the job I had my sights upon. Studying for a job vs. having to find related job to my major wasn't utmost in my head. I had so many thoughts in my head--what classes I needed, how I was going to pay for my books (financial aid wasn't enough)--to...

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Repeat Steps to Success

This is the last of the series. If you've been following this blog (as you should be), I've been outlining the basic steps of how to learn about your career by marketing it, you, and your resume. For a successful pathway to your career--and to make sure you are current with new forensic...

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10 Questions You Should Ask Before Enrolling in a Training Course

Forensic training can take on different types of formats: courses, webinars, modules, classes, seminars, workshops, and online classes. With so many ways to connect students with forensic training content, you may be wondering how to choose the best one? Here's a list of questions that may...

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Using Professional Groups to Market Your Career

This is part 3 of a 4 part series focusing upon learning about your career choice. Learning about your career means getting exposed---exposed to others interested in the same forensic career choice as you! Exposure also includes getting your name and experience out to others. But...

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