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I’m not a doctor, but I play one on my CV

Our columnist explores the weird, awkward, and sometimes wonderful world of Ph.D. scientists using their “Doctor” title

To be a responsible researcher, reach out and listen

The European Commission and others are encouraging scientists and engineers to broaden their thinking about their research and to engage society

What Could HR Software do for your Business?

Guest Article By Sarah Williams The world of business is a challenging one. There is always so much to be done, and never enough hours in the day. Fortunately, there are ways to lighten the load a bit. One of the best ways to do is to...Show More Summary

Guest Post: What Could HR Software do for your Business?

Guest Article By Sarah Williams The world of business is a challenging one. There is always so much to be done, and never enough hours in the day. Fortunately, there are ways to lighten the load a bit. One of the best ways to do is to...Show More Summary

???? 77 Particularly Creative Job Recruitment Ads For 2017

Catchy headlines, funny slogans or creative images? These are the best job ads for 2017.

Are thank-you letters enough?

Thanking an interviewer for their time is common courtesy and most likely will send a good impression if the letter is written well. Most interviewers expect some form of a thank-you letter and tend to mentally check the box when they receive one as a sign of professional protocol. As much time as it takes

Student performance measures that don’t perform

GRE scores and GPA are not good predictors of biomedical grad student productivity, studies find

Tell the story of your life

Good storytelling is a powerful tool to engage interviewers and increase your chances of landing the job

The price of doing a postdoc

For biomedical Ph.D. holders, doing a postdoc means earning about 20% less in the first 15 years after finishing their degrees, according to a new study

The top three resume concerns

About this time of year, people are psyched up for a new beginning and changing jobs ranks high on their list. Before you set out to start a job search here are the top three questions that candidates have concerning their resumes. Should my resume be one page or two pages? It depends, both are

???? 5 Ways Your Voice Speaks For You in Every Job Interview

Your tone of voice is telling your job interviewer more than you think.

A year-end bait and switch

There was already uncertainty about the planned December implementation of the new overtime rule that would affect many postdocs’ salaries, and a November injunction made the situation even more complicated

What’s your New Year’s resolution?

This collection of scientists’ resolutions for advancing their careers in the coming year offers some inspiration

Keep these job search habits in 2017

Habits can often be a double-edge sword: Some are great to keep and others can be your own worst enemy, preventing you from achieving your career dreams. The job search habits to keep in 2017 should be ones that are the most productive. Job searching is built upon layers of techniques combined with your personal

Harvard grad student unionization up in the air

With more than 300 ballots from the November vote still contested, the outcome remains to be seen—and scientists are among the most vocal opponents

???? 35 Resume Filenames Recruiters Won’t Respond To

If your resume's filename doesn't make sense to a recruiter, they probably won't read it.

Can you rescue a damaged reputation?

How administrative procedure and law failed a scientist accused of research misconduct

???? 9 Job Listings Guaranteed To Leave You Rejected

Poorly written job descriptions can hide a good job, but you're usually better off not trying to find out.

The most memorable job search

The end of the year is always a good time for reflection and you can learn from looking back and carrying the lessons forward to a new year. One of the most memorable job search stories happened to a job candidate who had been working for the same employer for years and lost her job

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