A crisis for the humanities is a crisis for all, our columnist argues.
Elaine offers advice on dealing with a colleague who walks all over you.
Female postdocs in the Netherlands are less likely to win fellowships for independent research; in the United States, female faculty members receive less startup funding.
I look at our vending machines as painting a canvas ? the food has to look good and the packaging has to be appealing.
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This week, institutions around the United States are hosting a range of events to honor their postdoctoral scholars.
New FDA chief nominated... Thomas Insel’s Google move … Animal welfare concerns … The 2015 Ig Nobel prizes... Working Life.
After completing his Ph.D. studies, Michael Marshak decided to thru-hike the Pacific Crest Trail to clear his mind and figure out his next career move.
The client sat pondering the best words to describe herself. Our session that day focused on job interviewing. After a few minutes, “Jane” spoke: I’d say the best words to describe me are: Loyal Honest Hard-working. As a job seeker,...
Evidence-based teaching strategies are changing how some faculty shape their courses.
Writing your resume – no doubt – takes effort, however you can spend too much energy focusing on the wrong things. Most people want a professional looking resume yet end up having one that fails due to its content. You can have a stronger resume if you change the way you present your information and mindset. Resumes,
Judy Shen-Filerman, CEO of Dreambridge Partners, takes your career-related questions during a live chat Wednesday, September 23 at noon.
Pattie Hunt Sinacole, a human resources expert with consulting firm First Beacon Group in Hopkinton, takes your career-related questions live on Monday, September 21.
Peter Post takes a look back in time to how Emily Post viewed the role of the host and how it relates to today's business meal host and participant.
The resilience that scientists learn from conducting research should also be applied to the job search.
It’s midday and Jacquelyn, a local jobseeker, logs into her LinkedIn profile, but instead of logging on to land a job, she’s trying to land a date for the weekend. Jacquelyn (whose name has been changed to protect her anonymity) has been actively seeking employment for the last six months. To break up the monotony of
Even to this day, I can step in and make a shake at the right consistency or cook up fries, although I'll never be as fast as kids are now.
Elaine Varelas consults with Attorney David Wilson on whether you must disclose a disability in a job search.
The job interview is all about making a first impression. But it’s not just for the employers; job candidates also get their first glimpse of the company culture and priorities. Glassdoor on Tuesday recognized the companies that provide the best interview experiences across 46 industries in its inaugural “Candidates’ Choice Awards.” The ranking is based on