Lab Manager's 7th annual Salary & Employee Satisfaction Survey is now open to scientific research professionals working in the laboratory environment. How are laboratory professional salaries faring in today's economy?
Analytical laboratories are prominent—they are veritable nerve centers—in biofuel production facilities because of their crucial role in assuring quality, in guiding efficient and economic feedstock processing, and in driving research on next-generation products and enhanced processing technologies.
John Borchardt was a chemist, freelance writer and ACS career consultant for over 15 years, until his sudden passing this past weekend.
As in our previous Salary & Employee Satisfaction surveys, the results this year continue to reinforce the idea that laboratory professionals are for the most part happy in their careers and derive meaning and satisfaction from the work they do. However, there were a few surprises this year with regard to career growth opportunities. But before we get to those details, let’s find out more about the participants in this year’s survey.
Greg Herman, program manager at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), talks to Tanuja Koppal, Ph.D., contributing editor at Lab Manager Magazine, about his experiences planning, designing and constructing the Biological Sciences Facility
In his Harvard Business Review blog, Alan Lewis wrote an article titled, How My Company Hires for Culture First, Skills Second. Lewis raises an interesting question: Should managers prioritize their company’s culture over skill in the hiring process?
Marc Ferrer, Ph.D., Team Leader at the Chemical Genomics Center, which is part of the National Human Genome Research Institute at the National Institutes of Health, talks to Tanuja Koppal, Ph.D., contributing editor at Lab Manager Magazine, about the
Manfred Goebl, Ph.D., talks to Tanuja Koppal, Ph.D., about the due diligence that
needs to be done before putting in place
a Laboratory Information Management
System (LIMS) that is both user-friendly
In 2011, Pittcon will host its Annual Conference and Expo in Atlanta, Georgia. Since 1997the last time Atlanta hosted Pittconthe citys bioscience industry has been rapidly expanding.
Taking a look at the recent Gulf of Mexico oil well blowoutthe greatest industrial accident
in historylab managers can find useful examples of similar decision-making failures that can occur in laboratory environments.