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In male-dominated subjects, hiring favors women—for teachers in France

Study of French teacher hiring investigating the role of gender shows interesting trends, but some question the interpretation and broader relevance

Career advice highlights from the EuroScience Open Forum

Speakers covered topics including talking to your supervisor about career plans and navigating the evolving publishing landscape

Low math confidence discourages female students from pursuing STEM disciplines

Efforts to improve math teaching and student confidence could help women persist in STEM

Bill to reform U.S. skilled worker visa programs is effort to ‘build momentum’

Unlikely to pass in the near future, a newly introduced bill aims to bring attention to problems with H-1B and L-1 visa programs

???? How To Overcome These Awkward Job Interview Moments

You too can squirm out of these 9 common job interview situations.

Want a job? Here’s some conflicting advice!

Looking for a job can require navigating frustratingly inconsistent advice, our columnists writes

Younger researchers win NIH grants at rates similar to their elders

Lower funding for younger scientists due to lower numbers, not less successful applications

Does job-hopping carry a bad stigma?

It depends. In the past, if managers saw your resume full of employers the immediate perception was translated into something must be wrong with you. However with the new norm of changing jobs every three to four years the sensitivity with employers has lessened to a degree. There are still lingering perceptions that you need

Disregarding a risk does not equal an accident

A U.S. Supreme Court decision can inform how we talk about lab safety incidents

Find the best of both worlds in Manchester

Manchester will be on display this year as the host of the 2016 EuroScience Open Forum. And the city has a lot to offer.

Applying the 80-20 rule to your job search

Knowing that 80% of your results come from just 20% of your effort can help you prioritize, our columnist writes

Looking to space as an asteroid miner

Aerospace engineer Chris Lewicki wants to use the materials in near-Earth asteroids to one day facilitate long-haul space missions

Declutter your job search

Searching for a new job can be an exercise in self-discipline as well as establishing a new mindset that accompanies a job change. Which brings me to the subject of clutter as in collecting thoughts that get you off focus during a time when your energy is needed to keep momentum flowing. Experts say when

???? 111 Smart Resume Section Headings and Titles

The list is divided into sections, just like your resume, to group the related headers together for easy reference. You might want to bookmark this for reference later...

Report on UH lab explosion reveals deep, systemic safety failures

Fundamental to the lapses that led to the explosion at the University of Hawaii, Manoa, was poor institutional safety culture

How scientific culture discourages new ideas

Recent studies highlight why policy changes are needed to make science more receptive to novelty, our columnist writes

Tuning in to deaf needs

Psychology researcher Peter Hauser aims to help deaf and hard-of-hearing students succeed in the biomedical sciences

Find opportunities, bust summer job search myths

Last week a job candidate described her angst in waiting to hear from employers about the status of their applications. Just like the Holidays, job searching through the summer can feel as though your efforts are put on hold until vacations are over and school is back in session. She was on the brink of deciding

???? How To Stop Identity Theft From Losing You New Jobs

If something seems too good to be true, it probably is. Photo Credit: JD Hancock Imagine that after applying for a job online, you suddenly get an enthusiastic response. A human resources manager from a top company is interested in your candidacy. Show More Summary

Building successful collaborations

Explore the benefits of building bridges and pick up some tips about how to do it in this collection of articles from our archives

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