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    November 11, 2015

    Climbing crooked ladders

    Career progression no longer follows a single vertical trajectory, our columnist explains

    October 14, 2015

    Passion: Your secret weapon for job search success

    Our columnist advises interviewees to express the emotions driving their career choices

    September 16, 2015

    Bounce back to stay in the game

    The resilience that scientists learn from conducting research should also be applied to the job search.

    August 19, 2015

    Postdocs, put your best foot forward for industry jobs

    The search can be tough, but despite the competition, you can rise to the top of the pile.

    March 19, 2015

    A networking encounter

    A young scientist learns about the advantages of real-world networking.

    February 19, 2015

    Three rules for powerful questions

    At interviews and networking events, your questions are at least as important as your answers.

    January 15, 2015

    The funny thing about wanting something badly

    It’s good to want something, but wanting it too much, or appearing to, can be a problem.

    July 16, 2014

    Telephone Technique, Part One

    Professional-level telephone technique can get you hired.

    May 15, 2014

    Facilitating Feedback

    Feedback can help you improve your day job and your interviewing skills.

    January 16, 2014

    Who Am I?

    Instead of the usual New Year's resolutions, this year try something that's really new.

    September 18, 2013

    The Cover Letter: Relic or Still Relevant?

    It's true that some employers don't even read cover letters, but you shouldn't miss this opportunity to personalize your application package.

    August 15, 2013

    Your Personal Marketing Plan

    The key to getting hired is to define and communicate your unique value proposition.

    May 17, 2013

    It's Not Always the Best and Brightest (Part 2)

    Often, the people who get noticed are the ones who get hired.

    April 19, 2013

    It's Not Always the Best and Brightest

    To get hired, you have to get noticed.

    February 15, 2013

    The Law of Reciprocity

    In almost every work environment the ability to influence others is an essential job skill.

    August 17, 2012

    Why Good People Leave Good Jobs

    Short stays don't look good to future employers—so why are they so common?

    July 20, 2012

    Advice from the C-Suite

    Advice from top executives reflects their years of experience climbing the corporate ranks, hiring people, and watching others succeed and fail.

    May 18, 2012

    Tooling Up: How to Swim With Sharks

    Here's what you need to know about third-party services that offer to help with your job search.

    April 20, 2012

    Tooling Up: You Will Never Be Appreciated

    Scientists and other professionals can increase their job satisfaction by kicking their addiction to praise.

    March 16, 2012

    Customize Your Training

    The extra skills you need to get attention from industry don't have to cost an arm and a leg.