Entrepreneurship

Michael.Salgaller

Michael
Salgaller

Top 10 Biotech Jobs (#10-7) – Positioning Yourself

Recently, Genetic Engineering News published a list of what they believe will be the top 10 biotech jobs most in demand over the next decade. For those looking for moving beyond the bench, starting their science career, or just looking for a change, the list proposes where the likeliest landing spot...


tom

Tom
Ruginis

Talking to scientists can be painful

Three months after leaving the lab and ditching my PhD program, I found a job as a sales rep. I became that person who knocks on your lab door, interrupts your day, and asks you to buy lab supplies. 


amber

Amber
O’Connor

Business Planning for a Freelance Career

This month, I thought I’d share with you some of the administrative things I’ve had to learn and complete when it comes to starting my freelance science writing business.  


Shu.Chin.Ma

Shu Chin
Ma

Careers in different fields: a personal prospective: part 3, startup companies

Thinking of where to start? If you think joining a start-up company is your Willy Wonka’s golden ticket to lucrative stock options, mega cash-ins later, and early retirement before you hit the legal drinking age, then you might be interested in the Brooklyn Bridge, which I can sell to you at ...


andrea.habura

Andrea
Habura

BioMaker: Discovering the Material World

“…the world is, indeed, filled with a number of things… not only the wondrous creatures of the sea, but the marvelous hand and machine tools, and the stupendous assortment of plastic materials (both natural and manmade) available, as our own rich heritage from nature and from man’s creativit...


andrea.habura

Andrea
Habura

What's Your Side Hustle?

There are two kinds of people in the world: people who think the world can be divided into two kinds of people, and those who don't. However, I rather like the metaphor of "foxes" versus "hedgehogs." It was coined by the ancient Greek playwright Archilochus, but it's famous thanks to an essay by Isa...


Lauren Celano

Lauren
Celano

How do you know if you are a CEO

At the recent “How do you know if you are a CEO” Google Plus webinar on January 7th as part of The Capital Network and Founders Workbench series, a question was raised regarding whether a technical founder is a good candidate for the CEO role. Specifically, the audience member asked about benefi...


scott.jeffers

Scott
Jeffers

Lessons in Entrepreneurship: Never stop learning

In my last post, I told you to buy the experience you need by hiring experts. In this post, I’m going to tell you, even if you have the experts, you still need to know the basics. 


scott.jeffers

Scott
Jeffers

Lessons in Entrepreneurship: Two or More Heads are Better than One

My friend Liz is a serial entrepreneur, who brings resourcefulness and strength to every project. Recently, she’s brought the same resourcefulness to advocate for her family. I’ve been following her story through Facebook posts. Today, she wrote a quote that fit perfectly with my thoughts on ent...


scott.jeffers

Scott
Jeffers

Lessons from my father: Entrepreneurship

This is my first blog post for Bio Careers, so I’m going to tell you about myself, my influences, and where I want to go with this blog. However, I’m not going to give you my CV (I’m on LinkedIn, and you can see all the gory details there).