9 years ago this week, on March 21st, 2007, it all began… This has been JobMob’s best year yet. If last year was a year of transition after I stopped working on an Internet startup, this year was a year of growth all around. More visitors,...Show More Summary
Reading becomes easier with experience, but it is up to each scientist to identify the techniques that work best for them.
A feminist glaciology framework … National Science Foundation funding … Science blogging … Working Life
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Female first authorship has increased since 1994 but plateaued from 2009 to 2014
Let’s face it – sometimes it appears that others just have luck on their side and job offers appear out the blue. However, there is more to the story than it seems, such as a willingness to trust and determination beforehand. Job candidates tend to personalize opportunity and wait for it to come knocking at
There aren’t enough celebrity scientists these days, our columnist argues
A professor advises fellow female scientists of a common sexual harassment pattern
After Antonio Ulloa’s career was waylaid by cancer, he still managed to pursue his entrepreneurial goals
Quitting a job can sound like the perfect solution to a bad day at work, but your uneasiness with your job might be more of a red flag of what’s missing in your life. Many times people leave a good-paying job thinking the “grass is greener” on the other side only to land on more
China’s spending plan … M.D.-Ph.D. funding … Special issue on forensics … Inside Graduate Admissions … Working Life
Postdocs and student workers push for the University of California to better address allegations of sexual harassment by faculty members.
When email is so critical to your job search, you need to think about it critically. Cover letters, resumes, interview invites, follow ups, thank you notes, contract offers and more… it all gets sent over email. 7 months after leaving Seattle, 8 months after giving up on job search, I receive email with a substantial job offer. Show More Summary
Understanding what an ad’s language really means will help you optimize your job search results.
The marketplace is crowded with people who never achieve their goals and seem to always have bad luck in making good career decisions. Instead of living up to their potential they are always contemplating why things keep happening in their career that holds them back instead of moving forward. Everyone has an ego and even
Whether out of personal choice or a lack of opportunity, leaving the lab behind and reinventing your career is often a challenging endeavor.
Italian science … Spending in India … Reproducibility … The face of innovation … Data sharing … Working Life
Policymakers, academics, and other stakeholders discuss H-1B skilled guest worker visa program
Graduate admissions and faculty hiring are stacked in favor of alumni of certain schools
A collaborative project to “peer review” popular media stories could boost scientists’ careers