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John
Connor

Jobs Boards for Industry Jobs

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS). Career networking and job listings in the pharmaceutical industry.   BIO, membership directory. Begin the career search by reviewing open professional and support positions listed on their career page. If you do not see an availabl...


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Virginie
Adam

Listening to your inner-self to find your professional calling

Have you ever wondered what you would’ve done if you hadn’t gone into science and gotten a PhD? When I was a teenager, I wanted to be a vet or an interior designer. More recently, I wondered if I’d have made a good urban planner or human resources manager! Over the past year, I’ve been ponde...


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Randy
Ribaudo

Job Security

Job security is a common concern among academic scientists who are considering transitioning to professional careers outside academia. Presumably, these concerns are based on the horror stories of employees being “pink slipped” for no apparent reason, and the lack of any kind of an “all-protec...


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Shu Chin
Ma

How to make sure you will never get any help again

Okay, I will admit it, I am writing this with a tight jaw and clenched teeth, and possibly a weird tick with one of my eyelids. As the title stated, I will explain how you can make sure that people will avoid you like the plague, and pretend they are deaf, mute and blind when you obliviously sk...


charlotte.mitchell@biocareers.com

Charlotte
Mitchell

Should you sign a non-compete?

Absolutely, you can! But make sure you get all the facts so you can decide if it is acceptable to you before you accept an offer! When I accepted a job as a scientific recruiter, I had no idea that I would have to sign a non-compete form. This was not mentioned in any of my interviews or conver...


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Alice
Gruber

US Diversity Visa Lottery – An Easy Green Card, But One That Requires Careful Reading and a Bit of Luck

Even foreign nationals with hard science or advanced degrees can vouch that obtaining a US nonimmigrant working visa and legal permanent residence, also known as the green card, is getting harder and harder. Most foreign nationals who wish to live and work in the US must have either an employer who ...


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Christiana
Davis

How to Take Control of Your Time and Write a Lot More

Letting data linger in our labs is very common in academia. Most, if not all, Principle Investigators have data that may never see the light of the day. Do you wish you have more time to write scientific papers? In this present post, I'll share some tips on how to get control of your time, and ...


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Thomas
Magaldi

Ensure that your first job meets these two criteria

I often encounter two types of graduate students and postdocs who are on the job market. The first type is looking for the perfect job.  Students in this category want their first job to meet all of their career requirements such as responsibilities, salary, location, growth opportunities,...


charlotte.mitchell@biocareers.com

Charlotte
Mitchell

Networking: how to do it and why it is so important!

If you are one of the lucky graduate students or postdocs, you have actually been told that it is a good idea to network, or you have eventually figured it out yourself. Fortunately, more and more Universities now have career development teams, postdoc committees and other resources available t...


Shu.Chin.Ma@biocareers.com

Shu Chin
Ma

Pros and cons of working remotely

When you hear the words “working remotely,” does it conjure up an image of someone sloppily dressed in their ratty pajama, hair unkempt, with a huge mug of coffee cradled in one hand, while sitting in front of the television with a computer, haphazardly propped on their lap? How about someo...