Stop Being A Doormat: How To Take Control Of Your Job Search

…You need to ask hard-hitting questions to uncover any issues or potential problems that they are trying to hide from you. Be bold and ask the tough questions in the interview: “What exactly will I be doing in the role? Who will I report into? Why is this job open? How come the job has been open for so long? Why did the last person leave? Where do you envision the job going to? What type of career progression will the job have?”… Read more at

Top 15 Resume Mistakes (With Good vs Bad Resume Examples

Recruiters review thousands of resumes every month. They’re tired of reading the same information, told in different ways, over and over.  Because of this sheer volume, they've mastered what makes a good resume tick. They also know all too well what gets a bad resume sent to the trash.  Read this article at

5 Tips To Write A Strong Resume

Think of a resume as a digital first impression. It’s the first view of you that a potential employer will see. Just like first impressions, you only get one chance to make an impact. Does your resume give the right impression? There are 5 things you can do to make your resume stand out, and entice the hiring manager to call you in for an interview.

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How to write a cover letter that lands you an interview

A cover letter is a way to strengthen your job application. It’s one more step towards getting your resume noticed. And if there’s an opportunity for you to increase the chances of getting employed in that role you’ve always wanted even slightly, you had better believe we’re going to do our best to help!

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Developing Your Teamwork Skills

Ads for both academic and non academic jobs highlight teamwork, writes Pallavi Eswara, who give tips on how to develop those skills and then demonstrate you possess them

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12 Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Personal Brand

Developing a strong and distinct personal brand is important today, both for businesses and individuals. …. For professionals, a strong personal brand can establish expertise and even help you get your next position.

The challenge of personal branding is that one wrong step can damage the reputation you’ve worked so hard to build. If you want to positively represent your company or yourself, avoid these mistakes... Read more at

How to use Microsoft Word's Resume Assistant to look for a new job... on LinkedIn

while polishing your resume is still as much about relevant experience and skills as ever, finding a job now involves targeting the right keywords and SEO, too. That’s how Microsoft Word’s Resume Assistant can help: tapping LinkedIn to assist your work experience.

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Developing Your Teamwork Skills

Ads for both academic and non academic jobs highlight teamwork, writes Pallavi Eswara, who give tips on how to develop those skills and then demonstrate you possess them.  Read this article at

5 ways to get over the ‘Sunday Scaries’ according to psychologists and mindfulness experts

If the thought of going back to work on Mondays makes you anxious, you’re not alone. Eighty percent of professionals say they’ve felt  “Sunday Scaries” or “Sunday Blues” after thinking about the work week ahead, a 2018 LinkedIn Survey found. Luckily, experts say there are simple strategies that can help anyone cope.

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5 signs that you need to abandon (or change) your career plans

Of course, there are plenty of benefits for having clear long-term goals. But life doesn’t always follow a linear path, and the road that youthinkwill lead to your destination might not be the best way to get there. Here are five circumstances where you might need to step away from that rigid plan you’ve set for yourself, and when it might be time to create (and follow) a new one.  Read more at

17 things that make this the perfect résumé

a strong sample résumé as inspiration for job seekers …insight on what works in this particular résumé so that you tailor your own resume to your needs.  Read more at

18 Tips to Help Your Resume Stand Out From the Rest (Infographic

Finding a job  -- or even a job interview  -- isn’t easy. One of the most important components of a successful job search is having a stellar resume. In fact, having a resume that makes you stand out from the rest of the applicant pool is usually the first step to getting your foot in the door. So, how can better your chances?  Read more at

7 ways to network when you work at home

Feeling the social isolation that can come with working from home? Boost your networking skills - and your professional relationships - with these expert tips.  Read more at

How to tell if a job interview went well: 7 signs you rocked it

Your last job interviewseemed promising.  You answered all the interviewer’s questions, did a masterful job of explaining how your experience matches the company’s needs and even shared a laugh.  Everything indicates that you rocked the interview!  But did you really make as strong an impression as you think? How to tell if a job interview went well .  Read more at

A Roadmap to Successful Networking…

One of the most common questions amongst our community is ‘how do I network effectively?’ We can often work in isolation as academics so the thought of having to sell yourself can feel daunting and dare I say…can also feel somewhat demeaning too. After all, shouldn’t your exciting research and personal accolades speak for themselves?  Read more at




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