Have you benefited from an internship (giving or receiving!)? This month we talk to interns and internship managers to hear what value internships have brought to them and the industry.
The Professional Skills Map, initiated by the SSP Career Development Committee aims to guide scholarly publishing professionals across industries and career levels in recognizing their personal strengths and interpersonal and technical skills, and then map those skill sets to fitting roles across the industry, empowering them to advance in their current roles and explore potential career paths they may not have previously considered.
This year’s conference season will look a lot different than last year’s. Here are some tips to getting the most out of attending a virtual conference.
We revisit two posts from 2018. These powerful testimonies, by people of color, about their experience of racism in scholarly publishing, clearly show that we have “a great deal of powerful and humbling work to do” to address racism and the white-dominated culture of our industry.
This third episode of the SSP’s Early Career Development Podcast covers the topic of ‘living under lockdown’ during the current global coronavirus pandemic.
Employee evaluation is much more difficult from afar, particularly when your employees are dogs.
Gabe Harp from MIT Press offers tips on how to maximize your efficiency and preserve your sanity while working from home.
Working from home? Moving from room to room could help you cope with the endless video calls more effectively.
Amanda Laverick and Adrian Stanley talk about their experiences living and working in countries far from home.
Susan Chavez and Chloe Fells detail the career advice learned from a recent SSP event.
A group of Chefs reflects the struggles we are facing, and the lessons we are learning, about parenting during the pandemic.
Organizations across the globe are being forced to adapt quickly, with some allowing employees to work from home the first time. But there are many reasons to shift to a remote team – learn more about why and how in today’s post.
Bamini Jayabalasingham, Ylann Schemm, and Holly J. Falk-Krzesinski present the takeaways of a new report by Elsevier, “The Researcher Journey Through a Gender Lens”.
This month we asked the Chefs: As times change, how have you evolved your core skills to continue to add value to your work and fulfillment to your career?
Siân Harris hears from female early-career researchers in Asia and Africa about their passion for research, the challenges they face, and the advice they would give to women and girls interested in pursuing research areas.