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Wednesday: Job Doc Chat with Judy Shen-Filerman

Judy Shen-Filerman, CEO of Dreambridge Partners, takes your career-related questions during a live chat Wednesday at noon.

Bus mechanic keeps transit fleet rolling

Proper fleet upkeep is crucial for safe and reliable transit service, and even private operators like Paul Revere Transportation ? which is also contracted by Massport and other state agencies ? have been keeping a close eye on vehicles.

Starting a national conversation in Michigan

A conference sponsored by the University of Michigan attracts hundreds to discuss biomedical training reform.

San Francisco named among the best cities for jobs

Bay Area companies are keeping their employees content. San Francisco workers have the highest job satisfaction rating in the country, according to a recent report from Glassdoor. The metropolitan area came in second for hiring opportunity, with 94,933 active job openings posted to Glassdoor. There’s also one place where we lose points: cost of living. With a

What Story Does YOUR Resume Tell and Will It Work?

Read through your current resume with an objective eye - what story does it tell? Here are some of the stories I've seen in people's resumes: - I had a lot of authority in my jobs before 2005 but since...

My adviser is clipping my wings!

My adviser doesn’t let his postdocs work on independent projects. What should I do?

At noon: Get advice from the job doc

Pattie Hunt Sinacole, a human resources expert with consulting firm First Beacon Group in Hopkinton, takes your career-related questions live on Monday, May 18.

Elsewhere in Science, 15 May 2015

Polar ice … European science advisory panel … Developing new antibiotics … NSF funding … Cuba reconnects … Working Life

Bad chair, good idea

To sharpen your brain, says Paul Hellman, move more, sit less.

Accounting for career breaks

Emily Nicholson received a tenured position after taking time off to raise her kids. Here's how she did it.

One-third of workers steal time at work, survey says

Many employees work in a fiefdom ruled by the all-mighty time clock. They abhor it for the inconvenience of clocking in and out. Others hate it because it makes it difficult for them to fudge, although they inevitably find ways around it. If we are really honest, we’ve all done it. You get to work, clock

Give industry managers what they want

Here are some of the tools that you need to show you can deliver what industry requires.

Undertand the reasons why your contacts won’t help

Networking activities are often cast aside until you actually need to start networking and by then the discomfort in reaching out to people has grown into a necessity rather than a desire of “wanting to stay in contact.” The pressure to network can feel awkward and unnatural especially when you are thinking about quitting networking […]

Five guidelines for a successful job interview for graduates

Peter Post reviews the five guidelines every job applicant should know before going for a job interview.

The new JobMob is coming…

Time for growth. Last October, you voted for your favorite new JobMob logo once and then again a few weeks later. But that wasn't only about a fresh logo; it was about being time for JobMob to evolve and take a big step forward. That...Show More Summary

Sunglass manufacturing engineer keeps eye on production

In an unassuming industrial building in Randolph, high-quality ?RE?-insignia sunglasses are produced in an exacting assembly line that includes 200 different processes

Addressing Retirement in the Workplace

Elaine Varelas consults with Seyfarth Shaw attorneys on how to lawfully address retirement in the workplace.

Silicon Valley attorney lived out of his office for more than 150 days to save on rent

Last week we looked at companies that let employees catch up on sleep at work. Here, we’ll find out what it’s like to actually live there. Mitchell recently graduated from U.C. Hastings College of Law. Just one week after taking the bar exam, he was offered a job working as public defender in Silicon Valley. He

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