The start of the new academic year is a special time. Most lecturers, academics and academic staff take a well-deserved annual leave in the summer to recharge and reflect, and many of them return with exciting new aspirations. Before you jump into the hassle and bustle of the new semester,…>
The purpose of conducting appraisals is to increase an employee’s performance and efficiency – when done well, they should be a positive experience for both the appraiser and the appraisee. They are also intended to increase motivation, ensure that people are kept updated with the latest developments and inform them…>
People say they want to be successful, but when pushed they can often find it hard to define what this actually means for them. What success looks and feels like is going to vary from person to person and it does not have to be just about promotion, recognition or…>
This Career Development Toolkit contains Interactive Templates and Activities to Reinvigorate your Career Careers in Higher Education (HE) are changing rapidly as institutions adapt to a global marketplace for students, and as the political and economic landscape becomes more challenging. Traditional career structures are fast disappearing and new areas of…>
An academic CV is very different from a generic CV, so the advice you see on other CV sites might not be relevant if you are applying for an academic job. It is important to present your CV so that it displays your academic achievements as well as relevant experience…>
Whether you’re a postgrad or a new academic, you can’t succeed alone. Colleagues are going to help you on your way: the best will be mentors.
Thousands of academics have already migrated to the UK, Europe and other areas to develop their Global Academic Careers and experience rich academic and cultural offerings.
Interviews can be nerve-racking experiences. Academic job interviews, in particular, can be all-day events which usually involve a panel interview of three or more people and a lecture or presentation to future colleagues.
jobs.ac.uk organised a live video Q&A on the subject of ‘How to secure a job after your PhD’. Our panel of experts answered questions from our audience covering:
Have you got your first job as a researcher? Watch our short video to pick up some good habits to help you get started and become a successful researcher! Habit 1: Work like every contract could be your last, because if you don’t, it just might be. Gaining further contracts…>