Resources & ToolsBecause who doesn't like some internet diversion?
Some serious career bits
Needing help with your CV or some guidance on applications?
I find jobs.ac.uk not only a great place to drool over vice chancellor pay but they have a great page on careers advice
I have an irrational fondness for The Guardian jobsite. This link will take you to the science jobs – you’re welcome.
Wondering the best way to pay the rent with a science degree? Check out this site with the top 9 earning science jobs (it is in dollars but science works everywhere).
Some links about you
Coaching will hopefully lead to greater self awareness. Online tools can be great at helping give you food for thought. But probably not the ones that tell you which Star Wars character you are (I am a droid / ewok cross)
Ok this might seem left field but we science types need to know how we come across. How to fascinate is a free tool that is surprisingly helpful.
Finding out what you value is very important in setting career direction. It needs time for thought, reflection and then possibly chatting it through. A nice way to start can be found here
Some links about me
A shameless plug for my company, EJW Solutions Limited, page. But seriously you might find the blog articles helpful. There are a variety from useful time saving software tools to what I think about Chatham House rule.
Stuff to avoid if you are having a work crisis
These are some of my favourite sites for distraction (this section took the longest to write)
xkcd geeky wonderfulness
The Oatmeal – this is a lovely one about moles on mars.
Ars Technica – it has a little bit of everything this nerd needs