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How many postdocs shall I do?

How many postdocs shall I do?

Along with "when shall I start a family?" this is the top question I get asked when working in universities. Beware anyone who gives you a magic answer to this! We are in the same territory as "how long is a piece of string?". But don't despair The Nerd Coach has some...

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Do you dress for success?

Do you dress for success?

Jeans. T-shirt. 80s style power suit with shoulder pads. Super hero cloak. Clothes - we all need them. Unless you work in naturist setting. But working with technical and scientific people it can often be a bit of a mine field for my clients. Don't get me wrong I love...

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5 Top Tips for LinkedIn

5 Top Tips for LinkedIn

I HATE SOCIAL MEDIA! I hear this cry often in my one to ones with technical folk. But a digital presence is required to move our careers forward. LinkedIn is currently a great way of doing that. it appears in search engine results, it's designed to be a professional,...

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Be shameless

Be shameless

Be shameless. Be like Cersei Lannister in Games of Thrones. Both pieces of advice from a new lecturer. He was speaking on my course for researchers thinking about applying for fellowships. Be like an evil queen who is determined to get her way! Shocking advice from...

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Top 5 CV Essentials

Top 5 CV Essentials

STOP! Did you remember to tailor your CV? I was working with a client recently who had applied to several jobs with the same CV. "I heard nothing back. I wonder why I bothered." Well the recruiter was probably wondering exactly that as a generic CV landed on their...

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