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...
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...
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...
Time saving tips

Time saving tips

Where did that hour / week / millennium go? Time management is always an issue with my clients. And you only have to look at a self help section in a bookshop to know it can be a huge problem for many of us. So I’ve put together the nuggets below which help me....
Chicken and egg: how do I get management experience?

Chicken and egg: how do I get management experience?

Leadership inspires us with vision. Management delivers that vision. In a research group or small technical start-up often people are called to be both. There just aren’t enough people to split the roles. And couple in the fact that you got to this space by...

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