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  • disabled scientist

    Moving Labs: A Checklist for Researchers with Disabilities

    • Jan 9, 2023
    • Adam Levy

    How to choose a workplace that is welcoming and safe, and where your career will thrive.

  • LGBTQ+ restoration science

    Inclusive Restoration: Ten Recommendations to Support LGBTQ+ Researchers in Restoration Science

    • Dec 12, 2022
    • Trevyn A. Toone, Sam J. Ahler, Julie E. Larson, Justin C. Luong, Francisco Martínez-Baena, Carlos A. Ordóñez-Parra, Mateus C. Silva, Isabelle B. C. van der Ouderaa

    Restoration science is uniquely positioned to create change: the same principles that shape ecosystem restoration also provide a blueprint for cultivating inclusion in science.

  • diverse leadership in STEM

    Why is Diverse Leadership in STEM Important?

    • Nov 28, 2022
    • Jacob Midwinter

    Five industry leaders discuss how their organizations have successfully created inclusive, diverse work environments.

  • LGBTQ+ company

    How to Tell if a Company is LGBTQ+ Friendly During a Job Search, According to an Expert

    • Nov 21, 2022
    • Ashton Jackson

    It’s important for LGBTQ+ professionals to have safe, inclusive work environments now more than ever.

  • women in technology

    The Role of Desktop Virtual Reality as an Accessible and Equitable Strategy to Improve Career Opportunities for Women in Technology

    • Nov 14, 2022
    • Nicholas Ogbonna Onele

    The conventional classroom does not seem to adequately address the gender disparity in technology education.

  • women in tech

    Helping Women Start Careers in Tech

    • Sep 14, 2022
    • Wiley Edge

    You want a career in tech, but you don't know where to start. Wiley Edge’s ‘Aspire’ program can help unlock your future.

  • diversity in tech

    The Impact of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion on Your Security Career

    • Aug 19, 2022
    • Jerry J. Brennan, Joanne R. Pollock

    A security leader’s decisions and actions when it comes to diversity, equity and inclusion practices can send a powerful message to the organization and the security industry, and impact reputation and personal brand.

  • diverse scientists

    Winner of Notable Research Award Discusses Inclusion, Diversity in Laboratory Environments

    • Jun 28, 2022

    Sara Ranjbar, PhD, winner of the Mayo Clinic’s 2021 Edward C. Kendall Alumni Award for Meritorious Research, has always known she wanted a job that would enable her to help patients and be of service to others.

  • diversity in technology

    New Western New York Tech Boot Camp: 'A Shining Example of the Power of Diversity'

    • Jun 17, 2022
    • Natalie Brophy

    The boot camp is one of a handful of efforts locally aimed at building a tech workforce representative of the community's diverse demographics.

  • science CV

    Time to Re-Think the Scientific CV

    • Apr 29, 2022
    • Chris Woolston

    Fresh formats showcase researchers’ work more effectively.

  • woman writing on a glass board in the office

    Time to Re-Think the Divide Between Academic and Support Staff

    • Apr 18, 2022
    • Marta Teperek, Maria Cruz, Danny Kingsley

    Research professionals should not be split into two categories.

  • group of diverse business people

    Most Support Workplace Diversity but not if Job Qualification: National Survey

    • Jan 10, 2022
    • Mickey Djuric

    Most people in a new Canada-wide survey say equal representation in government is important, but they don’t support employers taking demographic characteristics into account in hiring and promotion decisions.

  • DSGI

    Digital Skills Gap Index 2021

    • Nov 11, 2021

    Your tool to determine global digital skills levels.

  • man on phone

    How to Recruit Hispanic and Latinx Candidates

    • Oct 19, 2021
    • Olivia Yongue

    With the hiring landscape evolving due to post-pandemic needs, it’s crucial for companies to update their hiring practices in order to be inclusive of the widest range of candidates.

  • VIDEO: Meet 'Inspiring Mind' And Environmental Researcher Per Espen Stoknes

    • Jul 22, 2020
    • The Wiley Network / Verity Wilson

    From the top of a mountain, Per Espen Stoknes uses creative, multidisciplinary research processes to understand the human role in ecology and climate change. After interviewing him for an episode of our podcast This Study Shows, we knew we had to learn more. His story reminds us of the power of hope.

  • 7 Ways to Help Pay off Your Student Loans

    • May 27, 2020
    • Bola Sokunbi

    Got student loans? You’re not alone. According to Student Loan Hero, in 2019, college students graduated with an average debt of $29,900. If you’re in debt today, the good news is that you can get it under control. Read on for seven strategies for you to try.

  • 5 Things Recent Graduates Should Know About Budgeting

    • May 15, 2020
    • Bola Sokunbi

    You’ve just graduated college, congratulations — that’s huge! But, there’s something you absolutely need to know. It’s a secret that will easily set you up for success in life. No, they don’t teach it in college, and you might not have learned it at home either. In fact, it’s often frowned upon as a boring topic for finance nerds. So, what is it?

  • Use This Strategy to Hit Your Interview Answers Out of the Park

    • Apr 24, 2020
    • Laura DeCarlo

    Studying is helpful when it comes to preparing for more than just exams. It’s a necessity if you want to do well in job interviews. When you put the time in to preparing thoughtful responses to interview questions, you’ll be in a better position to provide potential employers with concrete proof that you are a great fit for the job.

  • Follow this Step-by-Step Guide to Write a Self-Assessment

    • Apr 16, 2020
    • Bola Sokunbi

    It’s performance review time — and you’ve been asked to come prepared with a self-assessment. But, if you’re worried that the information you provide might be used against you in the future, how do decide what should (and shouldn’t) be included?

  • PhD Balance: Susanna Park and Diana Klatt

    How Is Your Mental Health Today? Q&A with PhD Balance

    • Dec 2, 2019
    • Kelly McSweeney

    Researchers often face looming deadlines, high pressure, and uncertainty in their careers. They are expected to be resilient in high-stress environments where time constraints, limited resources, and sleep deprivation is considered a rite of passage. However, the newest generation of researchers is challenging this assumption of suffering. PhD Balance is a new organization that aims to provide community support for academics’ mental health.