Keys to Communication in the Office

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  We’ve all dealt with the internal struggle of how to best communicate within the workplace. The truth is, we all have our own communication style and it is important to learn how to work cohesively with other styles. Here is an overview of some of those key communication strategies to help make stronger connections… Read more »

What Does a Lab Technician Do?

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  Thinking about becoming a lab technician? This article looks into the education requirements, skills and day-to-day functions of the job to see if it’s the right fit for you. Job Overview Lab techs are skilled workers who are prized for their ability to work with complex systems and perform highly technical mechanical or diagnostic… Read more »

Have You Thought About Mid-Year Reviews?

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  As the mid-year point is coming up, it is important to think about implementing mid-year reviews within your company. Mid-year reviews provide extra time to evaluate your employees’ objectives and make sure you’re on target to hit their yearly goals. Here are several things to keep in mind as you build out your plan… Read more »

Ways to Avoid Being a “Stepping Stone” in Your Engineer’s Careers

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  Are you finding your candidates are using your company as a stepping stone for their careers? That can be a costly investment on your part, particularly if the trend is greater than just an engineer or two. If you find yourself in this situation, it’s time to take a serious look at how to… Read more »

5 Underrated Things You Can Do To Make Your Company Better

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  Are you overthinking ways to make your company better? Don’t look too far – it actually doesn’t take a massive investment in most cases. Here are some simple and easy ways to improve your company that you can take on ASAP and see a real difference. Put Customers First The customer experience should be… Read more »

Do You Have The Skills Top Engineering Firms Want?

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  Aside from being smart, do you have the soft skills that the engineering industry is looking for? You may want to take another look at how you’re presenting yourself in your resume. Engineers might not be marketed for their soft skills, but these abilities and qualities are critical. To really succeed as an engineer,… Read more »

Implementing Wellness Programs at Your Company Benefits Everybody

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  It’s true that healthier employees are happier employees. It’s also true that a huge percentage of you and your employee’s lives are spent in the workplace. That’s why corporate wellness programs are so important. Contributing and implementing wellness programs can improve the lives of everyone, through greater happiness and productivity on the job. Here… Read more »

Get Your Company to Go “Green” – and Get Rewarded for It

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  Thinking about having your company go “green?” Not only is it sustainability important for the planet, but it could also help your bank account. Here are a few ways you can make your business more sustainable while also making sure you maximize your available tax benefits to do so. Tax Benefits of Green Business… Read more »

Everything You Need to Know About Employee Drug and Alcohol Testing

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  Drug testing can be a touchy subject; however, it is a key responsibility of employers is to make sure their employees are safe and productive on the job. That often means incorporating drug screening into their hiring and ongoing employment practices. As workplace cultures are changing, drug testing may or may not needed in… Read more »

Podcasts That Every Biotechnologist Should Listen To

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  The biotechnology industry is one that has gained significant prominence in the past few years, and is a field that is set to remain on the front burner for a few years to come. With significant improvements in biotechnology changing the world in important ways, the field as a whole is an exciting and… Read more »