Advice for Scientists
I want to rebel against this statement, “If you want something done right, do it yourself.” I have been noticing it lately, and it has gotten me thinking. My sense is that this is a martyr¹s statement about self - sufficiency, the sentiment being lauded in a research environment. However, t...
The live event for the Virtual Job Summit is just around the corner. For many, it will mean the opportunity to present yourself and your credentials to some very attractive employers. However, you should know that there’s also an opportunity to meet each other and network with your pee...
You may know that the Bio Careers Job Board has more listings for U.S. postgraduate life scientists than any other Job Board. In fact, it’s not even close!We’re rewarded by the fact that so many of you are so active on our job board, searching the listings, applying for jobs, and uploading...
Did you know that 75% of our jobseekers are experienced alumni who are out there working in a broad range of occupations? Do you think it would be helpful in your job search if those ahead of you gave you some insights on the pluses and minuses of those employers (be they Postdoc Programs, Bio...
The third Virtual Job Summit is coming this Wednesday and Thursday, October 3rd and 4th. It’s not too late to register!! This is an opportunity to speak directly to recruiters from top employers.Make sure you update your resume, and develop a good introductory pitch that relates what y...
I'm really excited to be part of the Bio Careers blogosphere and am looking forward to interacting with you all. I'm a molecular immunologist by training and came up through the well-worn academic path-- Biochemistry/Physiology undergrad program (McGill University) followed by PhD program in i...
One of my favorite children’s books is “Seven Blind Mice.” This book retells the ancient Indian tale of seven blind men who try to decide what an elephant is like based on examining one part of it. In this book, it is seven blind mice that examine the elephant; six of them draw incorrect...
Hi Everyone!I wanted to spend some time today telling you about an excellent resource being made available to you here at Bio Careers...I am speaking of the Bio Careers “Virtual Job Summit”, which kicks off February 1st, 2012. Here is the link to register: http://www.biocareers.com/virtual-...