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How To Be A Successful Failure?

Are you scared of failure? Tried and failed in your education or career? Or are you one who has failed far too many times you have given up trying or about to give up? 1,362 more words


The Postdoctoral Conundrum - To Postdoc or NOT to Postdoc!

For many PhD candidates, undertaking postdoctoral training after their PhD programs appears as the “natural” career transition upon graduating. This is not an exact science and in today’s post, Dr Victor Ujor discusses the ‘postdoctoral concept’ and offers beneficial tips for PhD candidates thinking of the of the next steps in their career after the PhD… 1,507 more words


How I stopped worrying about privacy and learned to love Twitter

This is an old post that I wrote before I had a blog. It is about my transformation from hating social media to loving it, and about who and what made me change my mind. 979 more words


Time management and science

Time management is important in any career. You want to get the work done that you need to, you want to do it in a reasonable amount of time, and you want to leave enough extra time to do all the other things in life that you enjoy. 1,078 more words

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Just Enough Jack Daniels

Today was the birthday of my theatre’s Executive Director – and to celebrate, there was an office-wide happy hour at a bar next door. I forgot a coat and umbrella today, so I ordered to whisky to survive. 508 more words


Transitions Series: Eric Newman

This post is part of our “Transitions” Series, which highlights the experiences of recent graduates and early career archivists. If you are an early career archivist (0-5 years in the field) who would like to participate in this series, please… 1,133 more words

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Common CV Mistakes Made During Job Applications – An Employer’s Perspective

Have you applied for positions you believe you have ALL the requirements and skills for but never seem to get past the first hurdle – an invitation to interview? 916 more words