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    October 10, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 10 October 2014

    Is congress leaking NSF info? … more Twitter stars … Nobel Prizes … support from a congressman for young scientists … the Bionic Woman.

    October 14, 2014

    Overqualified or underqualified?

    Scientists with Ph.D.s are finding themselves overqualified for certain jobs—but also lacking important skills for others.

    October 15, 2014

    Talking to the public about risk

    Scientists with relevant expertise have a professional responsibility to share their evidence-based insight with the public, experts say.

    August 18, 2014

    Equally productive women are tenured less

    A new study shows that in computer science, sociology, and English, productivity differences can’t explain discrepancies in tenure rates.

    September 29, 2014

    Adjuncts and age discrimination

    Is age discrimination keeping adjunct faculty members from obtaining more stable faculty employment?

    September 15, 2014

    Following the (NIH) money

    An interactive graphic from NPR shows that while most institutions have seen their NIH funding fall, a few have thrived during the downturn.

    September 22, 2014

    A “misleading” jobs report from NSF?

    An expert on science and technology employment and immigration claims that a recent NSF report accentuates the positive.

    September 09, 2014

    Is abuse a part of medicine’s hidden curriculum?

    Surveys of medical students and residents consistently find that substantial fractions are subject to abuse, perhaps as part of the profession’s “hidden curriculum.”

    October 14, 2014

    What's driving women scientists out of Japan?

    The country’s “male-dominated, aggressive” culture is pushing women out of science and overseas.

    September 22, 2014

    Chemistry careers from multiple angles

    For chemists, unemployment is down, but salaries are stagnant, according to Chemical & Engineering News.

    November 15, 2002

    The Walking, Talking Interviewing Machine

    As soon as you start to come across as phony or underprepared, you’re off the short list.

    February 12, 1999

    First Encounters With Behavioral Interviewing

    PREVIOUS COLUMNS The interviewing process can sometimes be analyzed as if it were a living, breathing thing. One aspect...
    October 16, 2014

    Behavioral interviewing: First encounters

    To prepare for your future interview, wrote David Jensen in 1999, look back into your past.

    February 17, 2006

    Tooling Up: Worklife Crises and Scientific Career Stages, Part 2

    During the first several years of their (independent) professional lives, scientists move past the uncomfortable transition into a stable and solid permanent position.

    November 12, 1999

    A Week in the Life of a Headhunter, Part 2

    TOOLING UP COLUMNS This article is a continuation of last month's column. I hope that if you haven't read it, you...
    March 19, 2004

    Raising the Start-up: Growing Drug Discovery Careers on the Fast Track

    "Our first few hires were people who could do a wide variety of tasks. It is invaluable to have team members who can roll up their sleeves and dig in to any task to get it done." --Jennie Mather

    February 20, 2004

    The Locus of Control: Five Reminders That You Are the Boss

    "Our company's future is assured when people here take responsibility for their own success or failure."

    December 10, 1999

    Money, Money, Money: Optimizing Your Situation in the Job Market

    TOOLING UP COLUMNS With a title like this one, this should be a popular column. After all, what is there--besides...
    January 14, 2000

    Getting Off the Treadmill: Six Ways to Break Out of a Rut

    TOOLING UP COLUMNS Do you ever feel that you are in a rut? Have you ever thought about what your "rut threshold"...
    February 11, 2000

    Tooling Up: Enrich Your Life With Coincidence

    TOOLING UP COLUMNS One of the first things you learn when you write and speak to scientists or engineers is that...

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