Ever been contacted by a headhunter? I have. It was very flattering. . .The number one way to attract a headhunter is to have a LinkedIn profile and keep it active. The headhunter that contactedme use my LinkedIn profie, which is the method that tons of companies are using to do their recruiti...
Hello Everyone!Last time, I talked about receiving a resume and cover letter from one of those “build and blast” websites you find all over the web promising to help job seekers. I gave you my take on those sites, and shared the subject line of the email as the first of many shining examples of ...
To comment or not to comment … that is the question. So I was listening to this program on Science Friday recently called “Preserving Science News in an Online World,” and the discussion was about the pros and cons of allowing comments on science news and blogs.
Last week, at a seminar by the CEO of a medical communications company, I finally discovered what medical writing really is! Although I have spent a significant chunk of my academic career dedicated to writing, I hadn’t considered the possibility that this might lead to a job in itself. When...
The past two years, after my long term consulting jobs wrapped up, I found myself more than a bit dispirited. While “engaged,” my days were packed. Up at 5 am to do conference calls to Europe or Asia. Or up all night working on training slides. Hopping on planes to Paris,...
BioSpace describes itself as “the leading online community for industry news and careers for life science professionals…[providing] quality recruitment and job seeking opportunities for professionals in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. The site offers “a multi-face...
All those hours spent researching for your thesis introduction…All the time it takes to prepare presentations for lab meetings…All the effort required just to summarize results and draft conference abstracts…Is it all worth it??
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...