There is a sub-set of chemists who are
mid-career or mature scientists. Another
set who are entrepreneurs.
As a WSJ article highlights, with people
losing their jobs and small businesses
losing some of their clients, many are
opting to do pro bono work.
There are several advantages for doing
work for charities, good causes, and specific
benefits. It is a substitute for advertisement.
It is a positive form of networking. In one
case I have learned that the work has
provided health insurance for an employee’s
cost while doing five hours of work a week.
The benefits may suggest this as an evolving
direction for future tactics meeting interim positions
rather than just hanging in with than more
traditional strategies of aiming for full-time,