Networking

nick

Nick
Folger

The Bio Careers Virtual Job Summit

I’m excited to tell you about a new event that we’ve had in development for a few months now.  It’s the Virtual Job Summit, and it’s scheduled to start on August 1st.  The Virtual Job Summit is an online Job Fair that’s open only to Bio Careers jobseekers.  It will take plac...


katesleeth

Kate
Sleeth

WIST 2011 – Fail Forward: Embracing Risk

On Saturday the 14th of May I attended the Women in Science and Technology conference held at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla.  There were four workshop sessions, and I wish to share a few thoughts from those sessions over my next few blogs.  The first session I atten...


katesleeth

Kate
Sleeth

WIST 2011 – Exploding Bras; and Hard Hats!

On Saturday the 14th of May, I had the pleasure of attending the Women in Science and Technology conference held at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla.  The title of the conference was, Embrace Change: Opportunities in the New Decade.  I have never been to a more inspiri...


ruijia2005

Ray
Wang

How Many Miles Do You Have on Your Airline Account?

Do you remember the character played by George Clooney who has 10 million flight miles in the movie “Up In the Air?” That might be a little extreme for normal people. Check out your account. How many do you have? 20,000? Well, last week I had a meeting with a guy from Texas. He has over 4 millio...


katesleeth

Kate
Sleeth

WIST 2011 – The Art of negotiation

At the Women in Science and Technology conference, the final workshop I attended was given by Linda Baracs, a professor of law, ethics and negotiation at the University of San Diego.  Her workshop was entitled, He Said, She Said: The Art of Negotiation.  Linda gave an exceptional workshop,...


sarahpick648

Sarah
Pick

Leveraging “LinkedIn” for Life Scientists (Part 2)

In Part 1 about LinkedIn and life scientists, I described a few reasons that life scientists would want to familiarize themselves with LinkedIn and steps you can take to build your profiles.More about leveraging Linked-In groups


katesleeth

Kate
Sleeth

Being Entrepreneurial

I recently had the opportunity to attend a lecture entitled, "Putting Your Science to WORK: Entrepreneurship with a Little 'e.’”  Dr. Peter S.


sarahpick648

Sarah
Pick

Leveraging “LinkedIn” for Life Scientists (Part 1)

There is a dynamic online community in life sciences that includes US federal labs (NIH, FDA, etc), grant agencies, and potential collaborators around the globe. Whether you are happily employed or actively job searching, your online networking is becoming as important as face-to-face meetings, and,...


nick

Nick
Folger

NPA Meeting 2011

I recently attended the National Postdoc Association (NPA) meeting.  This is a terrific networking event, and I highly recommend any Postdoc getting involved with your local Postdoc Association to get a chance to attend it next year.  A lot of the meeting is about training participants in ...


katesleeth

Kate
Sleeth

The National Postdoctoral Association Meeting 2011

I am an individual member of the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) (http://www.nationalpostdoc.org/),which holds annual meetings in order to foster innovation, networking, and collaboration.  This year was the 9th annual meeting and was hosted at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Of...