Tag: jobs

Further Job Search advice

Spell check is NOT your friend.  Do not rely on it to accurately fix your mistakes: “I hope my application after the deadline does not incontinence you too greatly.” Um. Not really….. It was Global […]

Job seeker advice, part 2

If you are applying for a job that is an Assistant Mentor, or Graduate Assistant, or Assistant whatever, DO NOT send me a file named:  Ass.Cover.Letter.doc That is all. Related Posts:   Spellcheck is not […]

More Bad Michigan news

Sigh. Michigan’s unemployment rate jumped to 8.5 percent for May, the highest jobless rate in 16 years for a state that has been hardest hit by the combined downturn in the U.S. auto industry and […]

I’ve gone to the dark side

OMG. I really am an administrator now. I am sitting on my bed, actually reading–of my own volition–the Comptroller’s Manual of Business Procedures for my University. Because I need to know about field trips. “The […]

Interesting Science Job news

A new study mentioned in this week’s Nature caught my eye– “Molly Schmid and Helen Liu looked at the 3,790 jobs that were open in July at the top five revenue-generating drug companies (Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline, […]