Different social networking sites can be used in different ways to help your job search. You may want to set up profiles on a few to increase your odds of making a useful connection. The key is using sites that are already used by lots of people and that facilitate interaction.
When thinking about career opportunities in science, solid networking skills can be the key factor in determining where and how you’ll be spending your next holiday. Networking breaks down into two parts: small talk/meeting people and establishing/maintaining job-relevant connections.
An informal guide to the inner workings of the media with practical tips about how early career scientists can get involved. Produced by Sense About Science, an independent UK charitable trust promoting good science and evidence in public debates.
This is tedious. We’ve been doing this for years now, with no progress. Two sides, shouting at each other, shouting past each other, resorting to caricatures, and making no/little attempt at mutual understanding. Let’s do better.
The recent revelation that Twitter and social media can influence science is good news for people who want to understand the broader impacts of a more social world. But does the evidence stack up?