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If you have ever found yourself struggling with a decision and questioning what direction to take, you could need a mentor. Behind almost every successful person, chances are there’s a mentor. In fact, finding a good mentor is one of the best career strategies you can make, and it is worth your time to start watching those
A heartfelt thank you on paper shows how much you care.
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Sometimes the question to answer isn't the one that was asked.
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As the European Research Council celebrates its 10-year anniversary, three Starting Grant awardees describe their career paths
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Despite progress, female researchers remain a minority and publish fewer papers, according to a new report
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Research shows how using seemingly “objective” criteria of merit can stack admissions and hiring decisions in favor of men
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A reinvigorated science policy committee is working to engage scientists, government officials, and the community—and you can too
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Thinking of getting rehired after quitting? You had better have a good reason for leaving in the first place.
After growing up under apartheid in South Africa, Nazira Karodia forged an academic career and now works to empower scientists from minority groups