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Take a deep breath, put everything aside for a moment, isolate yourself from any distractions and follow my thoughts.

Imagine you’re a recruiter who is seeking talented minds for his company or client. We all know, once a job advert is posted, dozens of applications will be submitted, especially when the position requires small experience

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Degree fightAbout 15 years ago getting a master degree was something outstanding. Suddenly, you would become the ‘smartest’ among your friends and a promising career in a prestigious company was not a far-fetched dream. Nowadays, things have changed. 

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How to sell your PhD in Industry

Posted by | November 24, 2015 | Industry

PhD salesmanIf you are about to finish your PhD or if you have already graduated, then it is likely that you have acquired a particular set of skills. Depending on your personality and project experience the skills would be more or less developed. Nevertheless, the skills you have obtained are there waiting to be pulled out on the surface.

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Competing for one position.From personal experiences and a lot of research I put together the most common questions that a PhD graduate will be asked when he attends an industry-related interview.

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From PhD to Blogging

Posted by | July 18, 2015 | Self-employed

Smiling While EatingWe live in the era of online networking. Using the social media or posting articles and comments on blogs is an everyday habit for somebody who is trying to promote his work, find like-minded people and most importantly secure a good job.

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assortment of pills and capsulesBecoming a clinical research associate is not a walk in the park. Co-ordinating and managing clinical trials is a prestigious job, therefore very popular!!!

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drawing businss conceptFirst of all congratulations if you came up with an idea and even more applause if you decided to put this idea into practice!!! The reason why you should be very happy with yourself is that very few people can actually generate ideas. And the number of them who will go the extra mile and try to give life to their idea is literally ‘tiny’. So, congratulations one more time!

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What jobs can I do in Industry

Posted by | January 30, 2014 | Industry

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I remember when I first started my PhD everybody had a vague picture about industry. People would ask if you are interested in pursuing a career outside academia and you were like maybe, why not, if I actually knew what sort of job I could do in a company with my qualifications. Most people,

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LinkedIn_coffeeNowadays, internet is the ideal place to look for employment, post a job or make new professional connections. This is why LinkedIn has seen so much popularity the last few years. If you haven’t set up already an account with LinkedIn, I would suggest you better hurry.

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Applying for a post-doc

Posted by | January 14, 2014 | Academia / Research

Scientist in love with his creationThe ideal momentum to start applying for your first post-doc would be 8-6 months before finishing the lab work and writing your thesis. During that time you won’t be super-stressed with experiments and you will still have some free time to search online for available jobs. The other option is to concentrate only in your thesis and start seriously looking for jobs after submission.

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