by Avery Phillips
Are you so addicted to Twitter that you think 140 characters at a time? Good news — your social media problem could help land you a job. Even if you’re a fairly casual Twitter user, you might be able to leverage your reach and contacts to improve your career prospects.
By Stefanie Claudia Müller
Dr. Martina Violetta Jung has got a very different CV. For many it might not be comprehensible that someone who managed to be in the board of directors of important companies in Germany and Belgium suddenly dedicates her professional life to writing, to write Business Poems, but also books about women and success.
BioM, the network organization for the biotechnology sector in Munich and Bavaria, is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The agency, promoted by the Bavarian Ministry of Economics, has been developing and expanding Bavaria as a biotechnology center since 1997. Since then, a total of 3.8 billion Euros have been invested in the area from private capital. BioM supports five to ten start-ups each year. In 1997, 64 biotechnology companies were located in Munich; today, there are 188.