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Prioritization and Work / Life Balance: Do Less, Work Better

About This Seminar Work/life balance is important to our society regardless of gender. Many professionals today are experiencing the “sandwich” effect—taking care of a family as well as aging parents. In addition, there’s pressure to say “yes” to every opportunity or request that comes…

Ask Me Anything: Plant Science Careers in Industry with Phil Taylor, Kelly Gillespie, and Matt Lingard

Three scientists discuss their experiences with industry careers and the different opportunities they have had working at Monsanto. Participants were invited to pre-submit their questions when they registered, and additional questions were addressed during the seminar. About the speakers: Phil…

Career Planning for Plant Scientists with Sarah Blackford

Planning your career is a bit of a contradiction in terms since it is hard to plan something which is influenced by so many other outside factors. However, theories suggest that there are particular factors and activities, dispositions and strategies which can help you to develop and progress your career…