Journal offices are reporting greater participation and engagement in virtual editorial boards meetings; but providing networking opportunities at these meetings for volunteers might outweigh the benefits of virtual. Angela Cochran interviews colleagues on what makes these meetings a success and what we can do better.
Meredith Adinolfi and Sara Grimme speak with Sarah Tegen and Ann Michael about how early career professionals can continue to focus on career development and growth, particularly during the pandemic.
An interview with Elizabeth Wu and Danika Khong about their new tool to help reduce bias and increase fit for research careers.
In this fourth episode of SSP’s Early Career Development Podcast, we look at strategies and programs to support staff and employees during a time of great uncertainty for many in the publishing industry and for the communities that we support.
Tao Tao looks at some surprising communication gaps in scholarly communication that hamper progress but also provide market opportunities.
Now back at work full time, Charlie Rapple reflects on what she has learned during 6 months of working part time, and shares top tips for making the transition to part-time work, and for being more considerate towards part-time colleagues.
Back to school time is going to be chaotic for many of your coworkers. Some thoughts on how you can make their lives easier and keep your business moving forward.
A look at how Employee Resource Groups can create positive change in the workplace.
Revisiting a 2015 post to ask whether we are any closer to offering researchers credit for non-research activities?
Changing jobs can be stressful in normal times, but during a global pandemic and with everyone working from home, special considerations must be made. In this post, Angela Cochran and Jennifer Regala share their recent experiences.
Introducing The Antiracism Toolkit for Allies, an antiracism resource for the scholarly publishing community.
Disclosing a disability in the workplace is fraught with difficulty. In today’s guest post, Bruce Rosenblum of Inera shares his experience.
Announcing the SSP OnDemand Video Content Library, a new asynchronous learning platform that offers a variety of recorded video content users can access when convenient. This innovative, “anywhere, anytime” alternative to the traditional webinar broadcast is designed for scholarly communications professionals to stay abreast of the current challenges facing our industry.
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.