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Preparing for an interview gives you a measure of confidence when meeting your potential employer as well as a heightened self-awareness of communication skills. Wouldn’t it be great, if during your practice you could anticipate problems ahead of time to ward off an interview headed for disaster? The good news is you can change the
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Safety is central to good science, declares the American Chemical Society
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A small survey highlights the key criteria—and why they can be problematic
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An accurate, convincing budget is a crucial component for your grant application
Better a return call when you're ready than a missed call when you aren't.
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