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By Alaina G. Levine
We all face challenges at some points in our careers, whether we have been laid off, need to leave our current position due to either positive or negative stimuli, are looking for a promotion, or are eager to work in a completely different field or profession. But no matter the challenge, scientists and engineers have the competitive advantage to manage, survive and thrive because of your innate problem solving skills. This webinar will address how to manage a career challenge and tackle it using strengths. We will explore options for handling especially challenging situations, like zombie bosses (who steal your work or malign your reputation) or a desire to make a mid-career change, and chart a strategic course to achieve your goa
By Alaina G. Levine
Follow five simple steps this December to improve your professional standing in the new year.
By Alaina G. Levine
Thinking in terms of a limitless series of successes rather than an ultimate goal can lead to unexpected career opportunities.
By Alaina G. Levine
Applying for a job in one country while completing your education and training in another can be challenging, but it CAN be done with success! In this webinar, learn specific strategies to find jobs in another country while you're abroad and how to leverage your networks in-country to access opportunities, especially those that are hidden. Special emphasis is placed on establishing your reputation as a leader in your field with professionals in the country or region in which you wish to work.
By Alaina G. Levine
Setting goals and planning ahead will position you to succeed in 2017.
By Alaina G. Levine
The annual gathering of brilliant minds highlights the importance of networking for career advancement.
By Alaina G. Levine
Venturing outside the world of academics to look for a job is not as daunting as you might think.
By Alaina G. Levine
Effective networking can uncover job openings, forge partnerships, and raise your professional profile.
By Alaina G. Levine
Career consultant Alaina Levine offers practical advice on how to build and use professional networks.
By Alaina G. Levine
The face-to-face interview is only one of the personal interactions that employers consider when they evaluate candidates.
By Alaina G. Levine
It pays to ask for more than an initial job offer contains—even in academia.
By Alaina G. Levine
Career coach Alaina G. Levine offered STEM career networking advice in her recent webinar.
By Alaina G. Levine
Persuasive résumés lead to job interviews. Here's how to write one.
By Alaina G. Levine
If you'll be on the job market this year, now is the time to start your search.
By Alaina G. Levine
The time we spend pursuing outside interests helps us be more productive and creative at work.
By Alaina G. Levine
Helping to run a campus club or other volunteer society provides career-building experience.
By Alaina G. Levine
Employers are increasingly turning to LinkedIn and other social media to identify and assess new hires.
By Alaina G. Levine
Some mistakes in applying for jobs are avoidable. Others provide opportunities to demonstrate your employability.
By Alaina G. Levine
One kind of job interview is not about landing you a position; it's about advancing your career and finding new collaborators.
By Alaina G. Levine
Advice on how to get the most out of your college years.
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   About the Author
Alaina G. Levine is an award-winning entrepreneur, STEM career consultant, science journalist, professional speaker, and corporate comedian. Her first book, Networking for Nerds (Wiley, 2015), beat out Einstein for the honor of being named one of the Top 5 Books of 2015 by Physics Today Magazine. As President of Quantum Success Solutions, she is a prolific speaker and writer on career development and professional advancement for engineers and scientists. She has delivered over 700 speeches for clients in the US, Europe, Mexico, Canada, and Africa, and has written over 350 articles in international publications such as Nature, Nature Astronomy, NatureJobs, Science, Scientific American, National Geographic News Watch, and IEEE Spectrum. Levine is also currently authoring two online courses for Oxford University Press on career development and entrepreneurship/commercialization and is a consultant, speaker, and writer for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings.
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