Job Market Context
One of the things about being a blogger is that sometimes your friends reveal articles you may have missed and deliberately ask you to comment. That just happened to me. On a lovely Saturday, my cell phone told me that friend X had mentioned me in a post. In fact, he said he wanted...
I had no idea that the European Commission had made a video to attract more women to careers in science before I witnessed the reactions of friends and fellow scientists in different social media. Within a few posts, I realized that either something must have gone wrong as scientists, both male and ...
It’s the same old song---contaminated drugs from China. The news was reported by Laurie Burkitt in the Wall Street Journal on April 17, 2012. Chinese authorities halted the sale of 13 drugs, because the gelatin capsules used in manufacturing were found to have high levels of the ...
A big thank you to all of you who participated in our second Virtual Job Summit in early April. You made it a big success! Our participating employers were pleased with the quality of the scientists they met.Thanks also to Coach Tom and Lauren Celano, who devoted their time to giving one...
One of the problems with last fall’s Job Summit that we heard back from you about was that some booths were terribly overcrowded, and it was hard to reach a recruiter even during their Office Hours.We heard you!For the Spring Summit, there will be a link at each booth to a sign up sheet. You...
Bio Careers held our first Virtual Job Summit last fall, and we were gratified that the event was so well attended. Over 600 postgraduate scientists attended, spending over 50 minutes on each of an average of 50 visits to the Summit. Since you all love statistics, here they are for last ...
The Bio Careers® Virtual Summit scheduled on October 3rd and 4th provides graduate students, postdocs, and alumni an opportunity to learn about companies that are hiring and also gain insight from the presenters about job search tips and career strategy. The summit provides an opportunity for...
Information seems to be the hot word today. It’s one of those slippery concepts that exists in a somewhat definable way in mathematics and science – particularly in information theory – but it is a hot item with or without a precise way to define it. Just look at finance, media, or a zillion o...
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...