A letter of support to PhD students and Early Career Researchers (ECRs) thinking about their future career

Dear PhD students and ECRs I have had the privilege of supporting hundreds of you across the UK and Europe for the last ten years. In my role as a career coach, I have observed how capable, yet modest, you are as you grapple with career transitions moving from academia to a range of otherContinue reading “A letter of support to PhD students and Early Career Researchers (ECRs) thinking about their future career”

5 of my favourite jobs boards for science and technology researchers looking to branch out.

I am often asked about jobs boards for science and technology researchers, looking for jobs beyond academia. There are a number of aggregated jobs boards such as Indeed, Simply Hired, Career Jet, Monster, LinkedIn Jobs and Jobrobot. These are a good starting point for a job search. However, there are many more specific jobs boardsContinue reading “5 of my favourite jobs boards for science and technology researchers looking to branch out.”

Securing Industry Positions: 10 Tips from an Industry Recruiter

Here are some tips on securing a role in industry, based on a recent discussion with an industry recruiter. Use a recruiter:┬áRecruiters can be a very useful addition to your job-hunting toolkit. Recruiters prefer to find you on LinkedIn rather than you search them out. However, you may approach a recruiter directly on LinkedIn, orContinue reading “Securing Industry Positions: 10 Tips from an Industry Recruiter”