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The Best LinkedIn Profile Tips for Job Seekers. When you’re not looking for a job, it can be easy to ignore your LinkedIn profile.

The Best LinkedIn Profile Tips for Job Seekers

Sure, you add people you meet at networking events as contacts and accept requests as they come in, but everything else? Eh, you’ll get to it when you need to. While we definitely don’t recommend this approach (hey, the recruiter from your dream company finding you and offering you a job? Creative Types by Adobe Create. 20 steps to a better LinkedIn profile in 2020. As marketers, we invest a lot of time and resource in building brands.

20 steps to a better LinkedIn profile in 2020

We’re trained at it – and we’re good at it. But how often do we apply those skills to building our own personal brands? For many of us, it’s nothing like as often as we should. Webinar Outreach Programme. The OSCE’s Webinar Outreach Programme features monthly interactive presentations to: Promote the Organization as an employer of choice to global and targeted audiences Inform potential applicants about the value of adding the OSCE to their career journeys, our recruitment processes, types of contracts and benefits Offer guidance on interview and application preparation strategies, particularly to candidates not familiar with applications to multilateral / international organizations Showcase our staff & mission members to highlight our activities across the OSCE region Engage with candidates and support our outreach efforts, especially on targeting niche professionals, qualified women and applicants from less-represented participating States.

Webinar Outreach Programme

Fellowships and post-docs

Why the Hybrid Resume is the Best Resume Format. The hybrid resume, also called a combination resume, is a combination of the chronological resume format and the functional resume format.

Why the Hybrid Resume is the Best Resume Format

The hybrid resume highlights the job seeker’s skills and achievements section first (like a functional resume) followed by work experience (the focus of a chronological resume format). While the chronological resume format seems a bit too traditional to some modern job seekers, the functional resume format is typically not preferred by hiring managers. Think of it like Goldilocks and the Three Bears–the hybrid resume is the resume format that’s “just right.” The Benefits of a Hybrid Resume Format. Carpe Careers. Ten Simple Rules for Writing a Postdoctoral Fellowship. Citation: Yuan K, Cai L, Ngok SP, Ma L, Botham CM (2016) Ten Simple Rules for Writing a Postdoctoral Fellowship.

Ten Simple Rules for Writing a Postdoctoral Fellowship

PLoS Comput Biol 12(7): e1004934. Editor: Fran Lewitter, Whitehead Institute, UNITED STATES Published: July 14, 2016 Copyright: © 2016 Yuan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Funding: Dr. Competing interests: The authors have declared that no competing interests exist. Introduction. 15 minutes to develop your research career - Author Services. A podcast on professional development for researchers Develop your skills and get professional development advice with our podcast series: 15 minutes to develop your career, designed especially for early career researchers.

15 minutes to develop your research career - Author Services

Created with Vitae, the international program which champions professional development for researchers, the podcast features insights from a range of experts working inside and outside academia. Each episode focuses on important skills and topics, from getting published for the first time to understanding the different career paths researchers can take. If you’re a researcher, you’ll get practical tips and career support that will boost your professional development. Browse the series below, or scroll down to learn more about each episode. Episode 9: 4 skills for researchers of the future.

Getting your research into the European Parliament - Author Services. A how-to guide from Taylor & Francis and Sense about Science Research plays an important role in the European Parliament.

Getting your research into the European Parliament - Author Services

That’s because it can help Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) and stakeholders scrutinize proposals from the European Commission, the ‘government’ of the EU, examine pressing issues of the day and pass laws. The societal challenges that they deal with are increasingly complex, so policy makers need to rely heavily on new, reliable and accessible knowledge.

At the same time, getting research into parliament is important for individual researchers. It’s one of the ways to demonstrate the societal impact of their research, which is high on the agenda of universities and research funders and will be even more important in the years to come. So, what are the different ways in which research can enter EU parliament? HASTAC: Changing the Way We Teach and Learn. How to Write a Flawless Curriculum Vitae for Grad School. Optimize Your Resume and Boost Interview Chances - Jobscan. Why Academics Should Be On LinkedIn… And How To Do It. Posted on January 4, 2016 by Paul Gordon Brown Recently, I was selected by LinkedIn to be a “featured follow” on their new app for my work in higher education and technology.

Why Academics Should Be On LinkedIn… And How To Do It

As a result of this selection, I have been exploring and engaging on LinkedIn more than ever before. Although I have always been a big fan of the site, I don’t know that I ever truly appreciated its potential. Is there a 'LinkedIn' equivalent for academia? LinkedIn for Academics - RapidBI. LinkedIn has been embraced by the world of business, but less so by many academics in the same way.

LinkedIn for Academics - RapidBI

This video sets out to show those in academic how and why LinkedIn is relevant for the world of academia too. Video contents – – Hi everyone, my name’s Mike Morrison. Is there a 'LinkedIn' equivalent for academia? Why Academics Should Be On LinkedIn… And How To Do It. (33) LinkedIn for Academics. Networking for Introverts. (17) A Letter to PhDs Seeking an Alt-Ac Career. Why not doing your postdoc stay in a company? Fund your project with Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions! - ABG.

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Why not doing your postdoc stay in a company? Fund your project with Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions! - ABG

What does the funding cover? How to apply Discover the offers of companies. Transferable skills and storytelling. Storytelling is a part of everyone’s lives, from childhood to parenthood, and even at career path transitions. Credit: Arya-Marie Ba-Trung On Thursday June 19th I chaired a panel discussion on how to decipher a job description for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (MSCA) conference themed “Transferable skills: added value for your CV“. The idea of the session was to help the MSCA fellows identify the transferable skills that they have developed during their day-to-day scientific research, and then how to relate them to the skills that potential employers are looking for. Industry Training For Intelligent People. Written by: Catherine Sorbara, Ph.D. I thought my goal after graduate school would be to get a postdoc and then a professorship.

This is how it was supposed to work, right? But during my PhD, I realized how broken academia is. I saw lifetime academics stressed out and struggling to find funding, and talented postdocs being exploited. I had been stuck in this dysfunctional environment long enough. Postdoc Negotiating a Postdoc. Candid Career - The Reverse Interview. Just like the horse whisperer – but with more pages. PhD Career Stories – A Podcast for people interested in career possibilities after a PhD. Tell Me About Yourself - A Good Answer to This Interview Question. Choosing your postdoc position. If you aspire to have an academic career, of all the decisions that you must make along the way, choosing a successful postdoc is probably one of the most important.

With far more postdocs in training than permanent positions available, principal investigator (PI) posts are very competitive these days. To increase their chances, postdocs must make sure that they use those years to not only hone their research skills, but also to develop the transferable skills that universities and research institutions are looking for in junior PIs: teaching experience, leadership ability, fundraising and writing skills, resource and people management skills, and so on. These skills can also serve you well in industry or even if your career eventually takes you away from the bench. Untitled. 7 Advantages PhDs Have Over Other Job Candidates. Write that Journal Article (in seven days) - Google Slides. Getting the Most Out of LinkedIn - Seminar Recap. ImaginePhD. Creators The creators of the ImaginePhD project are members of an ad hoc committee under the auspices of the Graduate Career Consortium (GCC). What's the deal with informational interviews? What's In It For Me? Why LinkedIn Matters.

Untitled. Untitled. 10 career paths for phds. Should You Write a LinkedIn Summary in 1st or 3rd Person? What's the deal with informational interviews? Actually useful questions to ask in informational interviews. How to write your CV and Cover Letter for development. What to Do When You Have No Idea What to Do with Your Life. How to lessen the pressure of the single most daunting question: 'What do you want to be when you grow up? '