A Step-by-Step Guide to Progress your Career & Record your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) To help with your career progression and achieving your goals we have produced a 37-page interactive electronic toolkit on CPD giving you a structured and step-by-step approach to your professional development. This toolkit will help you: Assess and…>
Have you ever wished that you felt more confident at work? Confidence for many people is elusive. You may happily speak with others on an individual basis yet addressing a small group of people can be a daunting challenge. You may confidently speak up at departmental meetings however you may…>
January 1st is typically the day of the year that most us make resolutions – but sticking to these new goals during the long winter months can be challenging, in fact so challenging that almost 80% of resolutions are broken within just a few months of being created. But perhaps…>
What to find out and how when applying for jobs in Europe. When applying for any job it’s important to understand the relevant hiring practices. What to put on a CV, how to lay it out, what employers are looking for. When applying for a job in another country it…>
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…>
In their 2012 paper, ‘The how and why of academic collaboration: disciplinary differences and policy implications’, Lewis, Ross and Holden argued that there was a useful distinction to be made between collaboration (lowercase c) and Collaboration (capital C). The idea is that, whether we recognize it formally or not, almost…>