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Online Career Service Turns Focus to 'Switching Gears'
Date:5/28/2008

Partners with research institute to aid in successful mid-career changes

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Bio Career Center (http://www.biocareercenter.com) an online job board and careers tool site for life-science professionals, has partnered with Turning Points Research Institute who has developed Career Navigator -- a new product to help those in the life science sector transition within their fields with success -- to launch this new online product to its community.

"Career Navigator has been used in career courses for years in many universities," said Nick Folger, president of Bio Career Center. "Only recently has it become available online, and we are excited to be a part of its launch into the postgraduate life sciences field."

Career Navigator offers a deep, internal look at values, knowledge, experiences and mission to those changing professional directions. It is a structured self-assessment tool that leads to a career plan, goals and mission statement. Career Navigator includes a companion book and a 1 year renewable subscription to the user's data. This organic, reflective tool helps with ongoing interviewing, branding and career change by peeling back personal and professional layers to create a vision of future direction and purpose.

"We believe that personal qualities, values, success themes and personal mission are crucial elements to navigating life transitions. Career Navigator offers a systematic approach to understanding life themes, taking control of the next chapter, and being the hero of our life story," said Mike Ballard, executive director of Turning Points.

About Bio Career Center

Bio Career Center features a jobs board that gathers the life sciences postgraduate and clinical communities of each member school into one place, a staff that liaises with employers, and deep and rich content that focuses on the many career options for life sciences M.S.'s, Ph.D.'s and M.D.'s. The company has 13 higher learning institutions including University of California, Berkeley, Cornell, Stanford, University of Pennsylvania, University of Washington and Vanderbilt University. Bio Career Center can be accessed via member (university) Web sites or at http://www.BioCareerCenter.com. The service is free to students and alumni of member institutions.

About Turning Points Research Institute

Turning Points Research Institute is a family-run social enterprise that proudly offers online planning tools, books and group curricula to those navigating life transitions. Our mission is to help clients discover their meaning & purpose -- to add "juice" to their careers and their lives. Over the past 25 years, hundreds of participants have attended Turning Points trainings and seminars through university career centers, alumni associations, community colleges, coach training programs, and retiring senior groups.

Bio Career Center Contact:

Ms. M.C. Eckard

877-862-4656, Ext. 108

mc@biocareercenter.com

Turning Points Research Institute

Mr. Mike Ballard

720-641-5919

mike@turningpointsresearch.org


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