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Senate committee hears voices of STEM workers

Under Republican leadership, a Senate committee on high-skill guest worker visas focuses on outsourcing and job losses, not the need for more high-skill workers....

A new award for junior faculty

Funded by three philanthropies, the program will be open to researchers 4 to 10 years beyond training....

Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons

It’s not a good idea for new faculty members to pick fights with well-funded senior investigators....

What do deans even do?

In considering what career to pursue, have you considered the administrative track? Me neither....

Pro-Science Stimulus to Revitalize Japan’s R&D

Japan is striving to expand its scientific opportunities and connect globally....

Elsewhere in Science, 27 March 2015

Judge: PubPeer must identify its commenter … Science at the White House … Software detects fake science papers … Working Life...

Etiquette to the Rescue

Peter Post explores four ways employees can make working with coworkers more pleasant, especially when an employee spends a significant part of his or her waking hours with coworkers.

Stay focused

An academic career isn’t easy to achieve—but it’s worth it, so keep striving....

A career is like a love affair

Like a relationship, says former ACS CEO Madeleine Jacobs, a career must be rich and rewarding and provide an environment in which you can grow and learn....

Junior Max Planck researchers win reforms

Regardless of their legal statuses, junior researchers are professionals who should enjoy full social security benefits and employment protections....

21 Evil Things To Do On Your Last Day On The Job

You've been laid off, fired or quit. How should you handle your last moments in the office? 21. Have a nice onion-filled breakfast before heading in to work for the last time 20. Film your final day with a GoPro'ed helmet so you can later post "highlights" to YouTube 19. Show More Summary

How to Successfully Work with Recruiters

Elaine Varelas offers advice on how to best work with recruiters.

MFA museum designer showcases art masterpieces with display

For MFA museum designer Tomomi Itakura, it was just one of many ?aha moments? that occur while working on museum installations

Here’s a job-proof way to say ‘no’ to your supervisor

Just when you think you’ve had it with work assignments and deadlines, your boss asks you to take on yet another task. If you’re like most frustrated employees, your gut instinct is to be honest and say “I don’t have time” or “I don’t have the capacity to manage that.” But there are ways to diplomatically

Gaps in an employment history

Pattie advises how to address gaps within an employment history.

Take steps to manage work-related stress

Last week an administrator was describing how she dreaded Monday mornings and how her job was starting to affect her relationships. It seems that every Monday she wakes up with apprehension when thinking about going to the office and facing another week. Her dread made her irritable before the day started. That’s not a good […]

Stress-test your presentation with this question

Worried, asks Paul Hellman, about remembering all the info. in your presentation? That's not the problem.

Top 10 criticisms in performance reviews

It’s often the least-liked aspect of any job: the dreaded performance appraisal.  The mere thought of it evokes sweaty palms and heart palpitations. To sit down with your boss and hear you’re not cutting the mustard is even worse. A bad performance appraisal can be devastating to your morale. It might even leave you wondering

Stop Falling into Resume Gaps

How to stop resume gaps from becoming a problem on your job search. Need a better way to explain what you did between jobs? Trying to re-enter the job market after a long time? Here's how to explain your resume gaps. Not all resume gaps...Show More Summary

The Three C?s of Emails

Peter Post explores how emails can be effective by being clear, concise, and correct?the three C's of email.

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