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    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.

    January 20, 2006

    Tooling Up: Worklife Crises and Scientific Career Stages

    September 16, 2005

    Tooling Up: The Real Deal vs. Well-Oiled: Who Gets the Offer?

    The preparation may be facilitated by a book, magazine article, or online career advice column, but the response itself isn't programmed. It is the result of a serious self-assessment and the advance knowledge of what typically happens in an interview.

    July 29, 2005

    Training and Transitions

    Despite a smattering of specialized coursework, company and university officials admit that the traditional science degree isn't focused on the skills that employers really look for.

    May 20, 2005

    Tooling Up: Managing Your Advisor

    "You don't have to like or admire your boss, nor do you have to hate him. You do have to manage him, however, so that he becomes your resource for achievement, accomplishment, and personal success." –Peter Drucker

    January 21, 2005

    Tooling Up: An Ethical Conundrum?

    Whether it's ethics or collegiality, decisions like this can have very real consequences, especially for people who are early in their careers and therefore vulnerable.

    December 17, 2004

    Tooling Up: Big Decision

    Can you manage your way through a career in industry?

    September 17, 2004

    Tooling Up: Career Success Factors, Part 3: Creativity in the Job Search

    The daily stimulation of the mind, which he likened in our meeting to "putting on the thinking cap," is both a pleasure and a necessary tool for personal growth.

    July 16, 2004

    Tooling Up: Career Success Factors, Part 2--Ten Habits of Successful Scientists

    "The most successful people realize that counting on perfection at all times is impractical." --Michael Zigmond

    April 16, 2004

    Raising the Start-up, Part 2: Finding and Joining the Club

    Start-up company employers are fun and plentiful, but they're often hard to find.

    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."

    January 23, 2004

    Having a Life--And a Job Search Too!

    "After feeding Danny and spending some quality time with him, the day is just about over."

    December 19, 2003

    The Times They Are A'Changin'

    In R&D centers worldwide, molecular biologists are working with mechanical engineers. Physicists are engaged in problem-solving with their colleagues in chemistry and fluid engineering. Materials scientists and software engineers are huddled, working on common ground. ... Gradually, the
    independence of the ivory tower is moving to the
    interdependence seen most often in entrepreneurial companies.

    November 21, 2003

    Communication With Conviction

    Today's workplace is entirely different from that of our parents. It poses a cross-cultural and cross-gender communication challenge, but there is much more potential for productivity.

    October 17, 2003

    Nineteen Ways to Get Lucky

    "Attracting luck and coincidence to your side could make the difference between a painless, rewarding 3-month project and a year-long (or more) marathon!"

    September 19, 2003

    Networking, Part Two: More Networking Scenarios

    Companies are asking their employees for leads on potential new employees, and sometimes they're even paying them for the trouble!

    June 20, 2003

    Psychometric Testing on Interview Day

    Things went along OK for a time until he started showing me some of those ink-blot pictures and doing word associations. "Too weird," I thought.

    April 18, 2003

    Optimize Your References

    If you are on the job market, I can assure you that you will be "referenced" in the near future. Now is the time to start gathering people who will be on your side throughout the process.

    March 21, 2003

    Buying Signals: Paying Attention on Interview Day Makes a Difference

    The best interviewers know exactly when to talk and when to listen.

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