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How we hire - part 3: The interview

January 11, 2017 / no comments / in Blog, hiring, interview, jobs, process / by Glenn Proctor

In previous posts in this series, I gave an overview of how we hire and the job advert. So, the advert’s been out for a while and we’re getting lots of interest and applications. It’s time to select some of those people for interview.

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How we hire - part 2: The job advert

December 21, 2016 / no comments / in advert, Blog, hiring, job / by Glenn Proctor
December 21, 2016 no comments in advert, Blog, hiring, job by Glenn Proctor

In part 1 I outlined some of the things we do when hiring new people to join the team at Eagle Genomics. Now let’s look at some of the things that I think about when writing a job advertisement.

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How we hire - part 1

November 2, 2016 / no comments / in Blog, hiring, interviews, recruitment / by Glenn Proctor

Depending on when you read this blog, we may well be hiring - please check our jobs page for the latest vacancies.

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Life Sciences in the Cloud: Everything Changes, All The Time

Earlier this month I gave a talk at the Amazon Web Services’ (AWS’) “Cloud Computing and Life Sciences” event in Cambridge, UK. Eagle Genomics is an AWS Consulting Partner, and it’s great to be invited to speak at events like this because it..

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Running a business in the cloud - one year on

This time last year I wrote a blog post entitled "Running a business in the cloud" describing how we at Eagle use various cloud services in the day-to-day running of our business. At the time that post was written, we hadn't been using the various..

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Running a business in the cloud

Eagle Genomics is a growing company, and as such we need to have efficient tools that help us run our business without getting in the way. In the early days of the company we had a basic email system, a "quirky" calendaring system, and our time..

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Authentication confusion, and the need for open standards

December 2, 2011 / no comments / in Bioinformatics / by Glenn Proctor
December 2, 2011 no comments in Bioinformatics by Glenn Proctor

I'm a proponent of multi-factor authentication for increased security when logging in to websites and other services. In my use-cases this typically involves the use of a hardware token which generates a one-time code, or an app on my phone that..

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Tools for testing REST applications: REST-assured and Chrome REST Console

Recently I've been writing an application which both produces and consumes data via REST. It's been a while since I've done anything like this, and of course the tools and technology have moved on. I wanted to share a couple of useful tools that..

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