Addgene is the Boston-based nonprofit global plasmid repository, renowned for its exceptional, award-winning, inclusive culture. Addgene was voted the best mid-size company in the 2016 Boston Globe Best Place to Work competition and ever since has been in the Top 20.
Addgene has been called the ‘Amazon of plasmids’. Receiving no grants and just a few ‘donations’ of capital, led by Joanne, Addgene’s mission is to accelerate research and discovery and distributed more than 6,000 Covid19 related samples to scientists in over 100 countries by March this year.
Discover what makes Addgene a special place to work and the techniques and practices established by Joanne that have created Addgene’s celebrated inclusive culture.
With endless meetings, incessant emails, and casts of thousands, companies have mastered the art of unnecessary interactions. It’s no wonder a recent McKinsey survey found 80 percent of executives were considering or already implementing changes in meeting structure and cadence in response to the evolution in how people work due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rosalie Harrison and Andrew Kris discuss how business professionals are no longer “in shape” for work travel and in-person meetings, as well as how the expectations about work schedules is changing.
The high level of uncertainty around us right now may increase even more in the new year and beyond. And with such instability, you may find it challenging to excel in your career now and plan for your future. The author offers four tips that can help you not only weather the uncertainty around you but even find a way to leverage it for your future benefit.