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    October 18, 1996

    How to Write a Winning Résumé

    Our columnist explains all you need to know about resumes and CVs.

    December 20, 1996

    The Commandments of Cover Letter Creation

    I've always hated the term "cover letter." It implies that the letter you send out to accompany your résumé, the...
    May 09, 1997

    His Mother Cried When He Went Into Sales

    How one man's career change helped him keep his self-respect, make a few bucks, and have a blast on the business side of science.

    September 12, 1997

    What Are Headhunters and How Do They Work?

    PREVIOUS COLUMNS A few years ago, Dr. Jim Bylund was studying gene expression in Bacillus subtilis, working as a...
    September 26, 1997

    Dressing Scientists for Success: Male Case Study

    PETER IS THE AUTHOR OF THE BOOK, "TO BOLDLY GO: A PRACTICAL CAREER GUIDE FOR SCIENTISTS" PREVIOUS COLUMNS We all know...
    January 16, 1998

    How to Handle the Backwoods of Biotechnology

    A biotech job search can be frustrating, especially if you live away from the biotechnology 'hot spots.'

    January 30, 1998

    The Tooling Up Book Club: On the Market

    On the Market is an "emotional guide to the academic job search."

    February 12, 1998

    The Path of a C.V.

    Here's what happens when you send in your C.V.

    February 27, 1998

    Self-Assessment Exercises: A GRE for Your Ego and Superego

    PETER IS THE AUTHOR OF THE BOOK, "TO BOLDLY GO: A PRACTICAL CAREER GUIDE FOR SCIENTISTS" PREVIOUS COLUMNS "...
    March 27, 1998

    It's April and I Still Don't Have a Job! The Panicked Scientist's Guide to Accelerated Job Searches

    PETER IS THE AUTHOR OF THE BOOK, "TO BOLDLY GO: A PRACTICAL CAREER GUIDE FOR SCIENTISTS" PREVIOUS COLUMNS It'...
    April 10, 1998

    The Ins and Outs of University Career Days

    MORE TOOLING UP COLUMNS "Career Day" is a growing phenomenon in some of today's better universities. In the past,...
    April 24, 1998

    Dysfunctional Advisee-Adviser Relationships: Methods for Negotiating Beyond Conflict

    In the career-development workshops and lectures I lead, I can always spot a few of them. They're the students who...
    May 08, 1998

    Dual Career Scientific Couples: Relocating Both of You

    DAVE IS THE MANAGING DIRECTOR OF SEARCH MASTERS INTERNATIONAL IN SEDONA, ARIZONA PREVIOUS COLUMNS It was...
    May 22, 1998

    Tooling Up Book Club: Alternative Careers in Science: Leaving the Ivory Tower

    PETER IS THE AUTHOR OF THE BOOK, "TO BOLDLY GO: A PRACTICAL CAREER GUIDE FOR SCIENTISTS" PREVIOUS COLUMNS "...
    June 12, 1998

    Forecasting Compatibility: How to Select Your New Boss

    DAVE IS THE MANAGING DIRECTOR OF SEARCH MASTERS INTERNATIONAL IN SEDONA, ARIZONA PREVIOUS COLUMNS I know...
    June 12, 1998

    Reprints: Contracts Replace the Tenure Track for a Growing Number of Professors

    OTHER ARTICLES The short list of colleges that do not grant tenure just got a little longer. Westark College...
    June 26, 1998

    I'm Too Busy! The #1 Obstacle to Successful Career Development: Insufficient Time

    PETER IS THE AUTHOR OF THE BOOK, "TO BOLDLY GO: A PRACTICAL CAREER GUIDE FOR SCIENTISTS" PREVIOUS COLUMNS...
    July 10, 1998

    Interviewing Skills: What to Do When They Say "Tell Me About Yourself"

    This common interview question can be dangerous if you don't know how to handle it.

    July 24, 1998

    Overcoming The Bad Habits You Learned in Grad School

    PETER IS THE AUTHOR OF THE BOOK, "TO BOLDLY GO: A PRACTICAL CAREER GUIDE FOR SCIENTISTS" PREVIOUS COLUMNS The...
    August 07, 1998

    Reprints: 'Postdocs,' Seeing Little Way Into the Academic Job Market, Seek Better Terms in the Lab

    OTHER ARTICLES Like most young scientists, Cheri Wiggs took a postdoctoral fellowship to get the laboratory...

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