Prepared for Success

Prepared for Success

February 12, 2015

It’s late January here in northern New Jersey. From Boston to Cape May, everyone is bracing for “the monster...


December 9, 2014

“The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.”– Phil Jackso...
The Kardashian Effect

The Kardashian Effect

November 13, 2014

This morning Queen Elizabeth made her first foray into the world of social media when she sent the first royal tweet und...
Make Something Happen

Make Something Happen

October 9, 2014

You went through college, studied hard, perhaps got an advanced degree, and later landed the perfect research job. Years...

Figuring Out the Future

September 10, 2014

Any researcher in the United States who is dependent on government funding knows first-hand the devastation that the seq...

Standing Pat

August 3, 2014

After making some fairly significant changes to our annual Product Resource Guide over the years, we’ve decided to...


July 10, 2014

While it might be the season for beach trips and family vacations, for most of us those getaways onlyfill a few weeks at best...

Time and Money

June 12, 2014

Running out of time or money is something most of us strive to avoid. In business, as in life, the goal is to save as mu...

Breaking Down Silos

May 8, 2014

It is not news that the research workplace has changed considerably over the past decade. As with many businesses, laboratori...

Eco Friendlier

April 7, 2014

Though they say this winter on the east coast was NOT the longest or snowiest on record, I’m hard pressed to believe it...

There's Gold in That Data

March 13, 2014

The time has come for lab managers to partner with their IT departments to find the best ways to mine their data "gold"...

Expanding Responsibilities

February 12, 2014

A scientist/manager’s role now includes much more than producing sound research results

Making the Most of Social Media

December 6, 2013

We first discussed the impact of social media on the sciences in April, 2011. Then, 100 percent of lab managers admitted to n...

Time to Get Creative

November 12, 2013

Judging by this month’s cover story as well as the results of our latest Laboratory Spending Trends survey, it’s ...