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Now, Bob Dorough and many people after him have tried to convince us that three is the magic number. For me, for some unknown reason, it seems to be six. Perhaps that comes from my innate tendency to make everything twice as complicated as it needs to be, but in my last post I lookedContinue reading “How can you ‘use’ your PhD in your future work? Options for Arts & Humanities PhDs”
‘Science isn’t [just] WHAT you think, it’s HOW’ – Science Everywhere Before I go on, I just wanted to say… I hear you, humanities people, and an equivalent post is coming for you in a few weeks! Now we’ve got the disclaimer out of the way, let’s get down to business. Or industry. Or entrepreneurship.Continue reading “How can you ‘use’ your PhD in your future work? Options for STEM PhDs”
‘Just the job’: [British. Informal. Idiom] – exactly what is needed. E.g. ‘I was so thirsty, that cup of tea was just the job.’ Synonyms: excellent, ideal. This post is based on a recent interview with Grad Chat for PhD Balance on top tips for PhD career transitions beyond academia, available as a podcast orContinue reading “Non-academic job interviews: convincing your interviewers that you’re “just the job””
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