What Should You be Paying Your Research Associate II?

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As biotech companies compete for top talent, it’s imperative that salary offerings meet or exceed industry norms. But figuring out exactly how much compensation should be offered to new and existing employees isn’t always easy, as many companies try to keep information about the salaries they provide private. To help you determine if your organization… Read more »


Why You Should Start Looking Into a Biotechnology Lab Technician Certification

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Biotechnology is a hot field and companies throughout the country need skilled professionals to handle many of the laboratory-oriented duties, like working with cell cultures, testing DNA, and even splicing genes. In fact, demand for biotechnology lab technicians is expected to grow over the coming years, with a total of a 10 percent increase between… Read more »


The Right Skills to Land a Clinical Lab Technician Job

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If you have an interest in Biotechnology, then a position as a clinical lab technician may be highly appealing. Many of the companies operating in this sector are highly innovative, using cutting edge technology to accomplish their goals. But, if you don’t currently work in the field, you might not know what competencies you need… Read more »


Are You Paying Your Lab Technicians Enough?

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People go to work for lots of reasons – to satisfy creative and intellectual interests, to work on projects they believe in, even to simply pass the time. But the first and foremost reason that people go to work is to make the money they need to live the life that they want. This is… Read more »


Robots Roaming the Unknown: The Ocean

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When you think of drones, the first image that comes to mind is little robots buzzing around the sky. But why couldn’t the same technology that makes low-cost, unmanned flight such an exciting prospect also work in the ocean? A group of researchers from the Monterrey Bay Aquarium Research Institute had the same idea, and… Read more »


GE Brings Science to the Masses with a New TV Show

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Much of the debate in the STEM community over the last few years has focused on the dwindling number of people getting interested in these fields at a young age. Fewer students seek out these majors in college, graduate with the skills employers need, and go on to develop the innovative technologies of the future…. Read more »


Mistakes to Avoid as a Hiring Manager

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As a hiring manager, you serve a crucial function within your company. It is your responsibility to build a dynamic, sustainable, and cost-effective workforce, and if you fail to do so, there can be severe consequences. Hiring the wrong person can cause projects to be delayed, diminish employee morale, and expose your company to expensive… Read more »


How to Harness the Creativity of Your Team

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As a manager, you have to do more than just delegate responsibility. You also must find ways to motivate your team to work more efficiently, more collaboratively, and in innovative ways. Your team may be brimming with talented people, but if you don’t find ways to accentuate their best qualities, you are not getting as… Read more »



3 Qualifications Needed to Apply for a Chemist Position

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If you are looking for a job, you are probably familiar with how long and complicated job postings can be. They are so stuffed full of qualification and credentials that it can be difficult to know what is essential and what it simply preferred. But no matter what kind chemist position you are applying for,… Read more »