Jobs in sectors like Science and Healthcare could be sitting open on the jobs market for months as the UK talent crunch increases and employers struggle for skilled applicants, according to new research by job search engine Adzuna. A study, conducted in May 2017, analysed the proportion of advertised jobs lying unfilled after 90 days, […]
I am recruiting for a part time analytical chemist to join a biotechnology company based in Glasgow that is very highly regarded in the industry and has an excellent family friendly policy. The role will involve performing HPLC and LCMS assays in order to guarantee the quality of a product prior to release to the […]
Position The Purchasing officer is responsible for placing the orders that the staff of Epistem require to fulfil their jobs. We are a bio-science company and so a lot of the purchases are related to lab work, and the Purchasing officer would be expected to have prior knowledge of scientific equipment and consumables. The job […]
Women who take on leadership roles should resist the urge to adopt ‘masculine’ traits such as aggression to get results. They should use emotional intelligence instead, says psychologist Paula Nicolson from Royal Holloway, University of London in the United Kingdom. In her report on Nature Jobs, Rachel Bowden goes further. Rachel states that there is often a window of opportunity […]
Zuleyka Zevallos, Swinburne University of Technology The culture in astronomy, and in science more broadly, needs a major reboot following revelations early this year of another case of harassment against women by a senior male academic. The journal Science revealed earlier this month that the latest case involved Christian Ott, a professor of theoretical astrophysics […]
A new study* shows 31% of women saying they feel more confident speaking their mind at work. This is a direct result of the rise of notable women leaders such as Theresa May and Angela Merkel. Whilst one fifth feel greater confidence to speak up and have a greater voice in meetings, 21% of women say they are more willing […]
Sagent Engineering Recruitment Joins the Global Marathon for Women in Engineering and Technology
March 6th to 8th, 2013
During March 6th – 8th, 2013, the Global Marathon becomes a place for connecting women in engineering and technology who “meet” via live Internet chats, telephone conversations, webcasts and live events. The Marathon provides a platform to support and unite women in the fields of engineering and technology, and culminates on International Women’s Day.
Sagent Recruitment is a wholly women-owned engineering recruitment company, placing both women and men in the aerospace, defence, automotive and energy industries. Across the three days of the Marathon, you can get career advice from one of our Directors, Michele Garrigan and Greet Brosens, and form your ‘Career Elevator Pitch’: a professional summary to get you noticed.
Greet and Michele can help you sharpen your message, clarify your career objectives, and answer any questions you have about today’s engineering job market. Call +44 (0)207 071 5156 any time between 9 am and 5 pm (GMT) on March 6th, 7th or 8th for a conversation about how to promote yourself professionally and improve your career prospects.
The population of the world is increasing in leaps and bounds. However, the growth in the number of available jobs all across the globe, as compared to population, is not as high. This is one of the major factors due to which, many people have to spend a lot of time to find a suitable […]
Wondering who’s responsible for your career development? Take a look in the mirror. It’s you. Yeah, you. Why? Because no one else is. There may have been a time when employers provided extensive on-the-job training for new, potential or current employees. But in an era of fast-paced, ever-changing, competitive business on a tight budget, that […]
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A BBC report from Hannah Richardson, suggests that women are being put off working in and studying science by “subtle” messages in the media and society
“UKRC research suggests women scientists are stereotyped. They are portrayed as either frumpy, glasses-wearing cartoon geeks or uber-sexy, Bond-film glamour pusses – who shake their hair out of their specs once they have split the atom.”
Even if women are determined to find their place at an academic institution, problems can arise if they decide to have children. (more…)