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ceweinber

Clement
Weinberger

You’re in (a) good company

So how do you know that? You don't have to be a rocket scientist to answer that question. I mean – if you just think about the people you are talking or sitting with at the moment, or those you are working with right now, it's not so hard to decide if you are in “good company.” After all, you ...


nick

Nick
Folger

Welcome to the Virtual Job Summit

The Job Summit is here!  If you haven’t already, you’ll want to sign up and visit the virtual environment.For Employers, please know that we will continue to add booths to the event until October 4th.  It’s never too late to put your organization forward to this very talented set of ...


peggy

Peggy
McKee

4 Truly Impressive Job Interview Techniques

Ever wonder how (and if) the tools I urge candidates to use in their job interviews really work?


nick

Nick
Folger

8 Ways to Prepare for the Virtual Job Summit

The Virtual Job Summit is a great opportunity to make yourself known to employers that interest you.  Employers are looking for top talent from across the U.S. to fill their open positions.  Here are some ways to ensure you make the most of your experience:1. Shop the employer booths early...


jennyinbox

Jennifer
Reineke Pohlhaus

Is there a PhD problem in the United States?

This is an interesting question, but it is not the first time in recent history that folks have been asking it. Here are a few other related questions that have been floating around: Is PhD supply greater than demand?  Is the Federal government providing enough support to maintain research capa...


jason.sherwin

Jason
Sherwin

Education and Hard Work - Necessary, Though Not Sufficient

The theme of this posting is ‘Educated, Unemployed and Frustrated’ and it is a commentary/response on the article by the same name from the March 20 edition of The New York Times. The original article was written by Matthew Klein. The main thesis of Mr. Klein’s article is that recent graduates...


ruijia2005

Ray
Wang

Hit the gym, you are gonna need it.

Time and time again, when the Nobel Prizes were announced, one of my friends repeated his theory: you’ve got to stay alive long enough to wait for the prize coming to you. That was just his joke after seeing so many winners are actually over 70 years old. However, it is practical. If you messed up...


sarahpick648

Sarah
Pick

Attending BIO International Convention

I recently attended BIO’s International Convention in Washington, DC and it was quite an exciting week. Over 15,000 people attended from 48 states and 65 countries.  I’ve written about maximizing your networking at scientific conferences, and I took a colleague’s advice by volunteering at...


peggy

Peggy
McKee

30/60/90-Day Plans: Your Key to Winning Every Job Interview

So what happens when the playing field for the job you want is filled with strong, qualified, experienced candidates?  Are you stuck with hoping someone likes your personality better?  Should you just give up and wait for a better job market?  Of course not.


ping232

Ping
Xiao

QUALITY

Quality is the life of industry, especially for healthcare related enterprises. We need to satisfy not only the customer, but also the government. If you want to work for industry, no matter what kind of work you do, you have to put quality in your mind first. Furthermore, if you work for an interna...