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  • May 29, 2009

    Job Postings on Twitter

    The blog Career Hub this week highlights a few new services posting job announcements using the mini-blogging service Twitter as a platform. TwitHire is a simple listing of job announcements in reverse chronological order, with links to the announcements online. It has separate tabs for design and computer programming jobs. The listings give the jo… Read More
  • May 26, 2009

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  • May 20, 2009

    ESA Presents its New Astronauts

    The European Space Agency (ESA) today announced the winners of its latest recruitment competition for the European Astronaut Corps–the first such competition since 1992. Among the 6 new astronauts who will now join ESA are two Italians, one German, one Danish, one British, and one French. The group includes one woman and five men. You… Read More
  • May 18, 2009

  • May 12, 2009

    Sniffing Out the Corporate Culture

    When hunting for a job or evaluating a job offer, a nagging question is, “Will I fit in with this employer?” In order to fit in, you must share your employer’s values–or at least have compatible values–because an organization’s values are embodied in its corporate culture. And finding out what those values are is… Read More
  • May 11, 2009

  • May 8, 2009

    Goodbye Columbus

    The 2010 fiscal year begins on 1 October–and among the cuts the federal government’s 2010 budget, announced on Thursday, is $1 million the Obama Administration decided not to spend on the Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation (CCFF), an organization established to recognize the accomplishments of researchers and science students an… Read More
  • May 7, 2009

    Figuring Out Flexibility

    Chronicle Careers has a nice piece by Anne Gallagher and Kathy Trower in which they take on the issue of balance and flexibility in academic careers. This is the fourth installment in a multi-part series. The other parts, too, are worth a read. Those earlier articles are: A Call for ClarityWhy Collegiality MattersThe Demand for… Read More
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