I Practised What I Preached: What happened when a PhD careers adviser took her own advice

‘I give myself very good advice, but I very seldom follow it’ – Alice, Alice in Wonderland 2022 marked me passing five years in my current job. Over five years… that’s the longest I’ve ever done anything. Longer than any degree I’ve done, relationship I’ve had, place I’ve lived (except my parental home). With thisContinue reading “I Practised What I Preached: What happened when a PhD careers adviser took her own advice”

Curious, not creepy: ‘Networking’ your way to a post-PhD job

When your networking is driven by curiosity rather than asking for a job, I found people were very receptive to that. It didn’t come off as needy… or creepy!   – Dr Kinga Stryszowska-Hill Talking to someone in the bathroom at a conference Striking up a conversation with a fellow passenger on a flight CatchingContinue reading “Curious, not creepy: ‘Networking’ your way to a post-PhD job”