Basic duties of a cashier are to greet customers, ring up merchandise, bag the items, take the customer's payment and thank them for their business. What training or skills are needed?
Considering becoming a Paramedic but just not sure yet? Here you will find the pros and the cons of becoming a paramedic. What you have to look forward too and also the not so great parts.
So you are considering or you've just been accepted as a Postal City Carrier Assistant (CCA) and you are wondering what is in store for you. Warning - results may vary! Be prepared to travel.
If you're a new Avon Independent Sales Representative, you will probably have some questions that weren't answered in your first meeting. Read through these Questions and Answers to learn more about the Avon business.
Feedback on courses required for a finance degree from the perspective of a finance student. Today we are looking at Financial Accounting.
Is advertising a good or bad thing? What are the pros and cons? Marketing strategies have shifted in the last decade to incorporate social media and online advertising. The days of TV and newspaper no longer dominate. Let's look at the disadvantages (and advantages) of said campaigns.
Starting out as a new CCA for the USPS can be daunting. You're told to expect long hours in the elements. What gear should you buy? What are the essentials to make it past probation?
Learn what a career in massage therapy is really like and find out how common expectations square with reality.
Established in 1985, Travelodge has become one of the most well-known budget hotel brands in the UK. This hub provides a comprehensive business analysis and recommends an international expansion plan
What you will be doing as a sales assciate and how to be successful in selling products to customers. Learn how to read your customers and make more money at your sales job.
Accounting is concerned with collecting, analysing and communicating economic information (Atrill & McLaney, 2004, p1). However in order to develop a broader understanding of accounting and the central role it plays in society, we need to consider...
What is Shigeo Shingo’s Single Minute Exchange of Die or SMED and how can you use it to reduce setup or changeover times for your process. Full details of how to implement this powerful lean tool.
The City Carrier Assistant (CCA) is a newly created Postal position that has been controversial among the ranks of letter carriers. Mel advises the CCA how to adapt to a hostile postal environment.
This article looks at personal characteristics of individuals that influence consumer behavior. What does your personality have to do with marketing? Can/does it benefit marketers and manufacturers to be interested in the concept of personality, and those things that are linked or related to it? Are people's personalities relevant to what they consume? The answer, of course, is "yes," as this Hub reveals.
An antique dealer with many years of experience in selling from booths in antique malls, and who has worked behind the counter for 12 years in an indoor flea market, gives invaluable tips and advice.
People often ask me what the police academy is like and how best to prepare. Here are a few things you can do beforehand to make you life at the academy a whole lot easier.
Many people make product or entertainment choices based on what they read on Internet review sites; this can be a big mistake.
If you're unable to qualify for merchant programs or struggle with creating affiliate links, this Viglink and Skimlinks review could be the answer to your prayers.
The Winter Solstice is upon us. If you are a letter carrier for the USPS, you are probably already delivering at night. Here are a few dark delivery tips for the fledgling City Carrier Assistant.
Here we explore the relationship between staff, consumers and management of day programs for people with developmental disabilities and how the programs can run more efficiently and smoothly.
When you work in any position that makes you dependent on your tips, you will want to know how to make the most money possible! Let's look at what you could be doing different to make higher tips!
A PO spends a year or two of probation learning about general banking, loan processing, cash handling, bill collection, and cheque clearing. After that, he or she may be promoted to management.
SWOT Analysis: 1. Strengths: - Strong brand name, image and reputation McDonalds has built up huge brand equity. It is the no 1 fast food company by sales, with more than 31,000 restaurants serving burgers and fries in almost...
What are the benefits of lean manufacturing, what are the advantages of lean production? Lean manufacturing can benefit your business in many ways, from reducing your scrap and space required to reducing lead times to a fraction of your current lead times. In addition to this expect your productivity to rise and your profits to improve. Implement lean manufacturing if you want to see these significant and proven benefits.
Multi-level marketing, i.e. MLM / network marketing, has five fundamental flaws that you need to know before you join.
Are you interested in becoming an electrician? Great, you've come to the right place! It's never been a better time to become an electrician. In fact the demand for electricians in the US has skyrocketed in recent times, and that's even with all...
All small businesses need an efficient marketing strategy. Developing a product or service is only the first step. This article explains five free ways small businesses with limited resources can develop a marketing strategy which costs little and brings a measurable, positive return on investment.
Advertisers have always pushed the edge when it comes to getting the word out on a product. Here are 5 tried and true advertising gimmicks that are guaranteed to coerce the consumer into spending their money.
Learn the techniques for creating stunning window displays that not only look good, but help increase sales too.
Nurses play an important role in customer service and customer satisfaction in Healthcare. Here are some suggestions of good customer service practices for nurses.
Postal OJI and web author Mel Carrier provides City Carrier Assistants with advice to simplify their thought processes and daily work flow.
Thinking about becoming a Postal City Carrier Assistant (CCA), but you want to know if you have the right stuff to get through the training process? Described here are the rigors of CCA bootcamp.
This is an overview of the processes a consumer goes through when he or she seeks to make a purchase and how a marketer reacts throughout that process.
There is can be little doubt that United Parcel Service (UPS) enjoys being a Big Brown roadblock to the potential success of the United States Postal Service, but would UPS resort to the sabotage of the Surepost product, even at the discomfit of its own customers? Mel investigates.
There are many qualities to being a good customer service representative. In this hub I will go over some of the things that will help you to be a great CSR!
Looking for an entry level career with regular business hours? You may be thinking of applying to be a bank teller. Find out what to expect before you fill out that form!
Many Texas firefighters are unaware that state law grants tuition exemption for a number of professional certifications and degrees. This explains the process and reasoning for using the benefit.
The cashier is one of the most important employees of any business. The position of a cashier may seem simple, but the job goes far beyond that of ringing products up and giving out a receipt.
Hub examines "micro" marketing environment, elements external to marketing management, and the effects exerted on a firm's ability to serve or respond to customers, suppliers, and others.
Mistakes you make with your telephone voice and 6 tips for correcting. What is your image? Sound more confident and successful. Pause and take a deep breath before answering a call.
Working a customer service job can be harder than anything else out there, as customers are picky and difficult. Learn what you need to do to help your customers, business, and yourself.
Several factors have contributed to the success of the Walt Disney Company, and its success is well-known. But the Disney Company also deals effectively with its risks.
A look at the segmentation process marketers use in determining a target market, and then positioning themselves in that market
Glencore is a monstrous company with a reputation for secrecy. In this hub I will shed light on what the traders at Glencore earn in a year.
The medical interpreter career field is growing rapidly. This article is an introduction to the medical interpreter profession. It answers basic questions about credentials, training, and national certification.
What is the difference between a zoologist and a zookeeper? This article explores zookeeper careers, salary ranges, and educational requirements.
This postcard size guide covers the standard postcard size, optional larger postcard sizes, paperweight for postcard thickness, and mailing costs and regulations.
So, you want to be a restaurant server? Waiting tables and working in restaurants is very popular work that may be easy for some job seekers to come by, but the job isn't all fun and games.
When trying to make the decision between going into the Air Force Reserves or going Active Duty Air Force, there are a few questions you should ask yourself.
Quarterly and annual SEC filings for ISC, SMI and DM show television has become the driving financial force for NASCAR's tracks.
Harland David Sanders didn't have enough money to retire at 65. He decided to open a restaurant selling his special fried chicken. It resulted in one of the most successful franchises in U.S. history.
Native social media posts are content that is designed around the limitations of a particular social network. Native posts are favored by the social networks since they keep users on the network and see ads. This presents challenges for marketers. Discover ways to work in this new social landscape.
When a T-shirt description says "5.5 oz.," what does that mean? Learn what T-shirt weight is and why it's important when purchasing custom T-shirt printing.
Bartending can be a terrific job for some people. For others, it can be a big mistake. Before you choose bartending as your career path (or even as a job that you plan to do for a little while moving on to something else), you will want to take...
Are you interested in becoming an x-ray technologist in the medical radiography field? Learn what school subjects you should be proficient in and look at what your training may entail.
A detailed how-to on making a failing pub business succeed and thrive. Taken from years of experience and success, I share some of my simple tips and tricks to help improve your revenue.
Detailed SWOT Analysis of Hero MotoCorp, India's leading two wheeler manufacturer on its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.
The introduction of new products or services can require large outlays of cash. Manufacturers often use test markets to gather information related to sales potential & other marketing considerations.
The interior design industry has several top-earning specialized fields. So, to provide interior design services in a highly professional manner, rather than be a Jill-of-all-trades, focus on one or two areas. Good job opportunities remain mostly for interior designers with a specialization.
United Parcel Service and the United States Postal Service have both had a rocky relationship with corporate conglomerate Amazon.com, led by Jeff Bezos. Which company is better equipped to survive the Amazon onslaught, and are they aiding and abetting their own demise?
This article is my best advice to new nurses in the OR. Most of the advice is for the circulating role. Although, much of it pertains to the scrub role also.
A promotional giveaway can be a long-term marketing tool that customers and prospects will want to receive. Learn more about this cost-effective advertising medium here.
Working as a cart collector at Wal-Mart isn't difficult, but it's not exactly a stress-free environment either. Cart pushers are required to collect carts, help out with carry-outs and carry-ins, clean the parking lot, and help out with other tasks. This article will help guide you through it.
A gala dinner giveaway is an effective marketing tool and great way to gain esteem within the business community. Appeal to those who enjoy the finer things in life and display an element of class to your next gala event. Certain prizes have the...
A history of deadly mine disasters in North America is contributing to a decline in coal mining as an occupation.
Pinterest and Instagram are both visually oriented social media platforms. But which one wins for business? Advantages and challenges of each are discussed.
Find out everything you need to know about working at Target, including the uniform, benefits, job duties, and salary range.
An honest account of the pros and cons of joining the airlines industry as a cabin crew member. Read this before deciding if this career is for you!
If you have ever seen those boats pushing barges down a river and wondered what life is like on them, or have given thought to working on one, then this is a must read. "It's a good life on a boat."
Ignoring social media channels is not merely a wasted opportunity, it can actually cause serious damage to your business. I did an experiment.
With the recession and economic downturn seen around the world, many companies are looking for workers who can work from home for their virtual call centers. Here are 10 alternatives to Arise Virtual Solutions.
An account of my training in plumbing as an adult. Re-training in plumbing in France at the age of 52 was a big step, but worth every minute. This account of the course will help you decide if you would like to qualify as a plumber and if training in France is for you.
Build-A-Bear Workshop is one of the few surviving toy retailers today, outlasting Toys "R" Us. What's behind the company's success?
This article reviews public and private sector employment and some of the major differences between these two work environments.
Engineers apply theoretical knowledge of math and the physical sciences to create practical solutions for everyday problems. The following list shows the top 10 engineering disciplines that will add the most jobs, arranged in descending order.
Have you been considering joining the US Military? More specifically, have you been considering joining the United States Air Force? The US Air Force is a great thing - you defend the country, have a nice quality of life, a good stable income, and...
It's important to understand the different types of consumers in order to advertise and sell your product effectively. Who will buy your products, and why will they purchase from you?
Make your summer internship as an aerospace, electrical or mechanical engineer successful. Here are tips to make a good impression, achieve your goals, learn technical skills and grow your network at your first internship with an engineering company.
There are many of aspects to cashiering you may not have realized before. If you're considering applying for a cashiering position, take a look at how to cashier from someone with years of experience.
If you are exhibiting at a trade show with a stand or booth, get helpful advice and tips for successful preparation: display stand staffing and training.
So are you looking for a job in a call center. Know more about working in a call center or BPO. What are the positions available in a BPO. Know the job description of the same. Also get an idea of the growth in the BPO industry and the salary that it offers.
In this article, we have covered professor jobs and career in the education sector, average salary and other related aspects. Here you can find few meaningful options related to college education.
A highly-trained security guard who can quickly assess and react appropriately to a potentially dangerous situation provides a fighting chance for everyone involved in a crisis.
Delta Airlines has a very successful business model. How did Delta create the winning organization we see in the skies today This article explores Delta Airlines as a Machine Bureaucracy to explain.
A case study of Zara's business operations, including Zara's location strategy, Zara's advertisement strategy, and Zara's supply chain logistics.
An overview of the ups and downs of working in retail. A cashier's own story of working in the retail environment.
This article explores Cathay Pacific Airways's competitive advantage and strategy, from its growth to become one of the world's leading airline.
Important information for RVers who want to do some work camping to reduce their travel expenses. Find out which jobs work, and which do not!
This article explores four of the biggest roadblocks to happiness encountered as a CCA (City Carrier Assistant), and asks the question of whether you really want to subject yourself to this insanity.
The Walt Disney Company is an example of a business that continues to be popular almost one hundred years after its beginning. Its mission statement and vision are behind this giant's success.
Learn how to increase productivity as a medical transcriptionist and improve your accuracy rate while making automated speech recognition work for you.
Learn about the average salary and benefits packages offered in the marine industry to marine engineers in India.
Learning the basics of advertising can help anyone improve their understanding of the marketing process. In 2010, an estimated $142.5 billion was spent on it in the U.S., $467 billion worldwide.
Do you want to be an operating room nurse? Learn a little about what the job entails and what to expect from the environment. Becoming a surgical nurse is the best move you can make.
Cashiers everywhere groan when a customer wants to use cash rather than swipe a credit card. Making change really doesn't have to be all that difficult if you know these tips.
The best accounting firms in the Philippines, the "Big Five" auditing firms, are listed in this article. The top CPA firms and major accounting firms in the world have always been popular in the business world, not only here but globally, too....
Here are 18 truths an operating room (OR) nurse knows and understands. If your friend is an OR nurse, see if these fit her.
The Painters' Union provides good hourly wages and benefits, but there are pros as well as cons of joining the union. Read more to better understand the benefits and shortcomings of being a union painter.
I have been asked these questions for years and decided to put the answers in this article. This is a must read for Costco fans.
This is a telling of my experience as a USPS CCA in New Orleans, as well as a "what to expect" tutorial for anyone considering this profession.
This is an adapted situational analysis of the Rio Tinto Iron Ore group from 2012. It identifies their strategic objectives and analyses them in an attempt to ID issues and provide recommendations.
Data on engineer salary ranges across industries and which specialties earn the most money. Discover how much engineers make a year or an hour.
A former Postal 204b supervisor explains the reasons behind his decision to quit the worst job he ever had.
Smithfield and its subsidiary John Morrell used Paula Deen as Spokesperson for donating "protein" to the poor? It was hot dogs! Then the company sold out to China.
Buying supplies in bulk and calculating shipping cost by weight and size are just a couple ways of saving on shipping. For more frugal tips, use this free guide created by a Top Rated eBay Seller.
This is a guide or script that can be used to set a final expense insurance sales appointment when a prospect has responded to a postcard or telemarketer solicitation.
Prospective employers sometimes say they prefer candidates with "sales" experience, so how do you overcome this hurdle if you have never worked in sales before?
Right and duties of company auditor are of statutory nature. The companies Act of 1956 has clearly explained the rights and duties of company auditor.
There is a way you can buy items on eBay without using PayPal, this method enables you to pay with your credit/debit card through the 'eBay guest checkout'.
Writing a good advertisement is both a craft and an art. Perfecting it takes time, and it is never too soon to begin practising, Follow these tips for increased custom and revenue in your business.
Cemeteries are starkly different from other enterprises. To start one involves a great deal of investment. To maintain one involves eternal commitment. All the while, you as the owner, must manage the expectations of of grieving/somber friends and...
There are a number of online business networking sites that seem to offer efficient and effective networking opportunities for small businesses. But are they worth it?
Stealing money or merchandise while employed at a retail company may cost you your job, your income and your reputation. Here are 10 things you need to know before you get arrested.
A comprehensive business analysis of Walmart Stores Inc., one of the most well-known, internationally-recognized retailers, for the US market.
This article goes over the basic steps of the application process for a flight attendant. I will also go over my personal list of pros and cons of the job, after being a flight attendant for about a year!
A detailed guide to the pros and cons of working for the big box retailer, The Home Depot. Answers the question, "Why should I work for The Home Depot?"
One of the top luxury brands in the world, this article discusses the various elements that make up the Brand Equity of Gucci.
This article is about professionalism in education. It provides teacher etiquette tips for the modern professional. There are general professional etiquette tips as well as tips about teacher etiquette with other teachers, non-teaching staff, administrators, parents, community members, and students.
The definition of mass media is changing as the Internet, mobile and social media continue to evolve. Find out exactly what is mass media today.
Event Coordinator and Promo Model Veteran breaks down the actual steps you need to take to land one of the funnest summer jobs ever - with pro tips on finding legit gigs, and what to beware of!
Clearly a subjective question, for anyone seriously considering graphic design as a career path I'll explore some of the possible careers in the field.
A nearly daily task for a used book dealer is pricing books purchased for resale. Here are pricing guidelines and factors to consider.
Exhibiting at trade shows can be a huge expense... especially for small businesses! Discover helpful ideas for creating an effective trade show booth on a budget and optimizing the investment.
A career in HVAC requires the use of many tools. These lists of tools, with pictures, will show you what you need to start out on the right foot in your heating and air conditioning career.
Being an independent musician or band is about more than just making music; you also have to run a business, and part of that includes selling merchandise. Here are 75 ideas for the band merch table.
Keyword research and on-page search optimization is an art akin to poetry; the trouble is, there's a lot of people out there who write doggerel.
IPS stands for Indian Police Services. How is their service life? What positions can they reach in their service life? What post does an IPS get during his career?
As I continue my Instagram-for-business adventure, here are some dos and don'ts I've discovered that can help build your following and create a positive experience for both you and your followers.
Despite McDonalds being a multinational food outlet, it is important to analyzed the outlet to evaluate its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats and this can be done by conducting SWOT analysis
If you're considering taking a job at McDonald's, read this article first. While getting hired isn't difficult, moving up into management is not something that everyone can handle.
As a waiter or waitress, fulfilling customer expectations is often easier said than done. Follow this 10-step guide and you will end your next shift with less stress and full pockets.
M Modal is a company that does medical transcription. M Modal treats its employees like slaves and creates a culture of mistrust and resentment.
A markup percentage is the amount of the cost of an item that you add on to create the selling price. Many retailers use markups to set their selling price. However, some confusion comes in when there is a reference to margin along with markup. A...
Get the word out! Today’s libraries are not just about loaning out books and providing reference information; they’re a community connection. Bring in more customers by promoting the engaging services your library has to offer.
An evaluation of the performance of Tesla Motors' management, and recommendations for future improvements.
You are a CCA who just got word you've been promoted to Regular Carrier, but are you ready to sell your soul to the Postal Devil and make this a career? Mel covers the grim and the grins.
With the Post Office always hiring, I thought a job working outdoors might be just the change of pace I was looking for. Boy, was I wrong.
If you are considering becoming an electrician, there are questions you will have about entering an electrician apprenticeship program? This article will answer some of those questions.
Since meeting and welcoming visitors is the first chance to make that lasting impression with a valued customer or client, an organisation needs to take utmost care in following certain procedures
A press release can be a low cost and cost-effective PR and marketing tool for small business. Find out what is a press release and how to write and distribute it.
Brief Introduction When I picked up No Logo for the first time little did I know I was in possession of the bible of anti globalization. This book is ruthlessly researched with similarly unforgiving analyse. No Logo is about the impact super...
Populations of buyers can be grouped by several demographic and market factors. Types of market segments are reviewed.
If you watch CSI and CSI Miami on television, you are watching criminology at work. Criminology is an important social science that can help prevent future crimes and help prisons rehabilitate people.
I have been an operating room nurse for many years. It is a very challenging and very rewarding profession. Read these funny stories about how we let off stress in the OR!
Practice questions for the UK asbestos awareness course. Mock exam to help with passing the UKATA certification.
RBI offers a lot of benefits over and above the pay package. It is one of the most desirable employers. Here is an in-depth look at the pay and benefits of a career in RBI.
This article explores Dell's competitive advantage in the industry, documenting it's rise and fall. What led to Dell's initial success as a market leader and what caused its eventual decline?
HVAC(R) professionals are in high demand and choosing a career isn't always easy. This article will give you a sneak peek into an HVAC career.
A good talent agent needs to recognize talent and needs to know what gets his client at the top of the A-list in their particular trade. Read on and find out how to become an agent.
Did you ever wonder if you have what it takes to be an operating room nurse? Here are 10 skills all OR nurses have.
How did cashiers know how much change to give back before computers? They counted it back by hand. This tutorial makes it easy to give back the right amount of change.
Are you looking for a job where you can use your people skills? Consider a job in retail! Before you send in that application, find out what you can expect as an entry level sales associate.
When a client requestsa company to design and manufacture a product for them, the company’s designer needs to communicate with the client to ensure that they really know what is being requested.
There are crazy myths about being a Mary Kay Consultant, but as with any opportunity, you have to put in effort to make it work. Take the time to find out for yourself if Mary Kay is right for you.
A lot of people wake up in the morning with the thought, “ugh, I don’t want to go to work”. Do you think that you’d feel the same way if your job was a job that you could do underwater? It would probably still depend on the job but there...
Make your videos amazing, not unintentionally amusing, with these video presentation tips. Tips for making videos cheaply, including Facebook Live, are discussed.
Retail work is polarizing—some love it while others can't stand it. If you're considering jumping into a career in retail, read on for a list of the major pros and cons of working in a store-based sales environment.
So, you probably think working at fast food restaurants such as McDonald's, Burger King, etc. is super easy right? Well, it is super easy to learn, if you're willing to, BUT ...
Since bank bailouts keep happening, have we forgotten to learn from history? Here is an overview of recent bailouts.
This is a no-nonsense, practical and down to earth guide to how you can increase sales in your shop on a daily, monthly and yearly basis. There is no strange marketing jargon, or tricky sales psychology to learn - just sound advice and simple sales techniques that you can implement today.
If you are an employer and you need to hire or sponsor a Babysitter or a Live-in Nanny or a Live-in Caregiver from outside Canada (e.g. Philippines), this website will show you the step by step procedure of what you need to do. You can either do the...
What does the circulating nurse do in an operating room? What is his or her role during the surgery? Read and find out.
How much do Community College Professors make? Find out average salaries and how to get information about specific 2-year colleges.
After creating an ad on Facebook, the ad will be "pending review" for a while. Learn how long ads are in pending and what you can do to shorten the time it takes to get it up and running.
If you’re a business owner and need a glossy brochure designed to generate more sales, how much are you likely to pay? The final cost is dependent on the type of brochure and the choice of designer.
An engineer's career path can be accelerated by finding the right mentor. Learn how to position yourself to connect with an engineering mentor and the benefits of branching out with the types of people you consider for mentorship.
Wine service is the presentation, uncorking and pouring of wine. It takes place when a customer orders a bottle of wine for the table. The following is a step-by-step description of how you, the waiter, can successfully perform wine service.
Suggestions for how to choose a creative name for your technology domain or business. Find out more to come up with the perfect name.
This page will give you an idea of the reality of fishing for a living. Fishing may sound like an ideal job, but it requires a lot of sacrifice and work to be successful.
This part 1 article aims to explain some of the key concepts and fundamentals that act as the basic framework for grasping an understanding of marketing. This article answers the question: "What is principles of marketing"?
If you are a professional painter, or you like to paint houses, buildings, fences and want to branch out career-wise, consider being a set painter for the film industry.
Nokia was founded over 140 years ago in Finland, and since then has become a global organisation that operates in over 120 countries worldwide and a market leader in mobile telecommunications.
Surveys can be a great way to get people engaged online and to get valuable market research for your business. Find out what you need to know when you create a survey online.
I recently performed a job that was the worst job I ever had - delivering phonebooks. It was such an awful job for me that I was really embarrassed that I even performed this job. I didn't even know if I was going to get paid at all. But...
Learn everything there is to know about joining the Army as a combat medic. This guide takes you from the day you start thinking about becoming a medic to the day you graduate.
You've been to MEPs, taken the ASVAB, passed the medical exams, and signed a contract. Now you're waiting to ship to basic combat training. It's normal to be nervous and excited. Basic training is an experience of a lifetime. I wouldn't repeat it...
Many businesses wish they were the only game in town, believing that it will give them competitive advantage. Unfortunately, just the opposite is true. See why it's good to be near competitors.
Peachtree by Sage is a great choice for your small business bookkeeping needs. It is easy to setup, easy to use, affordable, and plenty of reports.
What's the big deal about being an OR nurse? Why would anyone want to be one? This article will tell you some of the reasons operating room nurses love their jobs.
The Internet has fundamentally changed the advertising business. Discover the different types of Internet advertising.
This page describes how to get started in the fishing industry. It includes links to various resources to help you find work on a fishing boat.
An IAS officer enjoys power and prestige in the society. His career path is well defined. With time bound promotions and postings with great responsibilities, an IAS gives immense opportunity to grow.
Doing postdoctoral research after finishing a PhD is now a necessary step to a tenure track position. However the terrible career structure in science leaves many scientists in the postdoc trap.