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BioBridges Professional Spotlight: Katherine Kacena, PhD

by Amy Steinberg · Published Aug 15, 2017 · Last updated Aug 15, 2017

Katherine Kacena, PhD (a.k.a. KK) is a highly experienced and sought-after BioBridges biostatistical professional who made the decision to join the BioBridges community four years ago. KK is not one to boast about herself, so when we asked her how she felt about being featured we were not sure what…

Push Past Your Comfort Zone & Find REAL Career Satisfaction

by Amy Steinberg · Published Aug 8, 2017 · Last updated Aug 8, 2017
BioBridges Career Satisfaction: Comfort Zone Leap.

Staying in your comfort zone can mean never trying new things, never setting big goals, never exploring new skills or forming new relationships. In today’s world that just doesn’t work. In order to stay competitive in your career, you have to remain marketable in the industry, which means continuing to…

5 Tips for Leveraging Your Career Manager

by Amy Steinberg · Published Aug 1, 2017 · Last updated Aug 1, 2017

Sometimes you need an advocate. A person who understands the work you do, the industry in which you do it, and who is dedicated to building a portfolio of opportunities and experiences that help you develop a successful career. We all want a career where we can focus on the…

Career Portfolio™ Management

Jason Falchuk by Jason Falchuk · Published Mar 23, 2017 · Last updated Apr 4, 2017

We all turn to a real estate agent when we are house hunting. If we have a legal issue, we retain an attorney. When we are sick, we call our primary care physician. Then, I beg to ask the question, “Are we giving the same consideration to something as important…

Collaboration at the Cutting Edge

Daniela Manago by Daniela Manago · Published Mar 23, 2017 · Last updated Apr 5, 2017

There is an African proverb that states “If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together.” I was reminded of this philosophy when I recently attended the DIA/FDA Conference on Oligonucleotides, in Washington, DC. When Conference Means Conversation From September 9-11, 2015, a…

Resolutions Are No Solution

by Sarah Bouy · Published Mar 23, 2017 · Last updated Mar 23, 2017

by Jason Falchuk, Founding Partner “3 . . . 2 . . . 1 . . . Happy New Year!” We’re all familiar with the countdown, as we celebrate the end of one year and the beginning of the next.  We’re wired to regard the calendar change as a fresh…

Service: Our Raison D’être

by Sarah Bouy · Published Mar 23, 2017 · Last updated Apr 24, 2017

by Jenny Thayer, Head, Medical Writing and Scientific Communications People may think of BioBridges as a consulting agency. We do in fact provide consultants—or professionals as we call them—to our clients for their projects. But internally, our main driver is service—we are a service-based company that also happens to provide…

Your Vibe Attracts Your Tribe

by Sarah Bouy · Published Mar 23, 2017 · Last updated Mar 23, 2017

by Daniela Manago, Principal Professional I left the meeting uncharacteristically speechless. I’d met with the BioBridges team to discuss career opportunities—and they’d presented me with a simple question that is so rarely asked: “What do you want?” In that moment, I committed to BioBridges, without hesitation. I made the conscious,…

Going the Distance to Make a Difference

by Sarah Bouy · Published Mar 23, 2017 · Last updated Mar 23, 2017

14-year-old Emily Quitzau is no stranger to a challenge. To date she has completed 6 triathlons, equally as many or more road races and has raised hundreds of dollars to support Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. All before she has even set foot in high school, no less. Right now Emily is…