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Explore careers outside academia with Career Mentoring

Career Mentoring offers Newcastle University postgraduate students career support through pairing you to a mentor working in the region. Mentoring gives you the opportunity to learn about career options outside academia and how your skills can be used in other settings. 232 more words

Research Students

My job search us all over the place at the moment

After my abortive first two weeks job hunting where I went down the wrong track, I’m finding it a bit challenging getting onto the right track. 189 more words

Family School Work Stuff

Another Day At The Office: The story of Ms Jan Worthington, Part 5

Today we publish the final part of this five-part series by Peter Luscombe

People Skills …

A wave of contrition swept through Jan. Her headache returned full force. 935 more words

When the Job You Were Hired for Isn’t the Job You Got

The first few months into a new position can be stressful, eye-opening, and exciting at the same time.  Once you’ve become acquainted with the team, settled into the environment and developed an understanding of the company’s goals and challenges, the next step is to figure out how you’ll meet the expectations outlined for you at the time of hire. 623 more words

Talent Strategy

Women in Tech: Should You Learn to Code?

In the March issue of MORE, a magazine dedicated to “women of style and substance,” I was interviewed by Laura Shin as part of a discussion that asked “Should You Learn to Code?” 129 more words

Career Management

Interview Questions: Ask this...don't ask that

There is advice everywhere you turn about how to prepare answers to questions you’ll be asked in an interview.  There is less said about questions you should ask…and not ask. 606 more words

Career Coach

One on Ones or "Get to Know Your Team"

After blogging about advice for individual contributors and performance rating preparation, I will spend the next few months blogging about good practices for supervisors. This is close to my heart as I fully subscribe to what a former boss once told me: “There is no point complaining about our work culture, start with your part of the organisation and make it a great place to work. 914 more words

Career Advice