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    Time management is more than life hacks

    • Nov 4, 2022

    Developing your skills to manage your time takes more than to-do lists, schedules and plans. It takes awareness and adaptability that is often looked past.

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    Developing your elevator pitch

    • Oct 19, 2022

    The “elevator pitch” can draw in the audience’s interest and can lead to further discussions and connections.

  • How COVID-19 affects talent attraction and what you can do

    • Apr 9, 2020

    It’s hard to know how long the current situation will last and what the impact on hiring will be in the immediate future. Some industries and career levels will see a larger impact than others.

  • How COVID-19 affects the job search and what you can do

    • Apr 9, 2020

    It’s hard to know how long the current situation will last and what the impact on hiring will be in the immediate future. Some industries and career levels will see a larger impact than others.

  • The Importance of Scientific Management Training

    • Dec 30, 2016

    Often academic careers and the corresponding skills needed to succeed, are thought to be unrelated to other job sectors, but taking a closer look at the professional skill set in academe may prove to be more universal than they originally appeared.

  • Science Communications Careers

    • Oct 28, 2016
    • Alaina G. Levine

    This Q&A portion of the Science Communications Careers webinar answers audience questions on how to learn, establish and grow within the field.

  • Anatomy of a Job Ad

    • Sep 24, 2016

    Feeling like you may never hear back from potential employers? Make sure that you fully understand what their job ads are asking and how to best structure your resume.

  • 5 Tips for Finding and Landing a Research Project

    • Sep 23, 2016
    • Alaina G Levine

    We all know research projects are beneficial to geoscientists...but why? And how can you successfully and obtain the opportunity?

  • Applying Research Skills to Explore Careers

    • Jul 22, 2016

    In this Inside HigherEd article, Joseph Barber encourages Ph.D. and Postdoc students to carve out their own career path instead of settling for a beaten path.

  • How to Decide What to Do Next

    • Jun 24, 2016

    Managing job offers or planning the next step in your career can be overwhelming at best. Inside Higher Ed recently published an article offering a strategy that is both logical and emotional.

  • Do's and don'ts for developing a CV

    Do's and Don'ts for Developing a CV

    • Jun 1, 2016

    For your best CV check out these dos and donts!

  • Psychometric testing in interviews

    Psychometric Testing in Interviews

    • May 2, 2016

    Employers often use psychometric testing to vet potential employees and help them understand a little more about your personality and ability to fit into the role they are offering – and this type of testing is becoming increasing popular.

  • Negotiating the best starting salary

    Negotiating the Best Starting Salary

    • May 1, 2016

    Understandably, many people find discussing salaries uncomfortable and embarrassing during an interview. However, most interviewers expect some bartering and, if it motivates you to put more into the job, it is worthwhile for both the applicant and the employer.

  • Creating rapport in an interview

    Creating Rapport in an Interview

    • Apr 1, 2016

    Rapport is the connection between two people; the spoken and unspoken words that say ‘we are on the same page’. In an interview situation you can employ numerous techniques to maximize the rapport between yourself and your interviewer.

  • Negotiating the best starting salary

    How Good is Your CV?

    • Mar 17, 2016

    Writing a good CV is tricky: the message must be right but so must its appearance.

  • Creating an alluring covering letter

    Creating an Alluring Covering Letter

    • Mar 3, 2016

    The main aim of a covering letter is to encourage recruiters to read your CV. However, it needs to do a lot more than say, 'here is my CV!'. In short, it is the biggest chance you have to sell yourself.

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    Tackling the Poster Hall

    • Dec 5, 2015
    • Kelsey Watson

    Here are some tips for going to a poster session, from knowing where to start to connecting with presenters—even if they're nowhere to be seen.

  • Poster Presentation Success: How to Design, Prepare and Present a Winning Poster

    • Nov 12, 2015
    • Alaina G. Levine

    Watch this webinar and learn how to make your poster a platform to display your research and create future opportunities.

  • Marketing Your Value

    • Sep 22, 2015

    To get a job, build a career, craft a partnership or collaboration, learn about new opportunities and position yourself to access those opportunities and for success and professional bliss, you must market yourself. You must inform others what your specific expertise, experience, skills and knowledge are and how you can solve problems in a unique way that will advance the mission of the organization or colleagues with whom you desire to work.

  • Postdoc Career Advancement: Marketing Your Value

    • Sep 15, 2015
    • Alaina G. Levine

    In this webinar, we will delve into the strategies postdocs can utilize to brand in a way that constituents and potential employers want to learn more and help you land your dream job!