There are many metrics that researchers and associated administrator use to measure and report success. Here are 6 that might be useful for you: Impact Factor – average citation count per article per journal over a rolling 2-year period Citation count – absolute number of citations for an individual article. H-index – maximum number of […]
There are many metrics that researchers and associated administrator use to measure and report success. Here are 6 that might be useful for you: Impact Factor – average citation count per article per journal over a rolling 2-year period. Citation count – absolute number of citations for an individual article. H-index – maximum number of […]
The last few blogs have focused on measuring your success, and then reporting your success. Here, I’m looking at some measures and why you might want to focus on them.
What does the data say about writing a resume? Lots of things. Including: Layout matters Highlight your achievements Experience before education Transcript: Writing a better resume is a really important thing if you want to stand out from the crowd. So, although we talk about the majority of jobs being filled through word of mouth, the […]
Download as PDF I’ve helped a number of university-to-university collaborations get established and then operate. And that got me thinking about models of support that could do both – (1) support the initiative, and; (2) freely give out the advice to use their model without that advice having bias as well. Or the perception of […]
Download as PDF In my experience there are two types of researchers promoting their content on social media. Those who do nothing, and those who say, “I’m so excited to announce my paper on [something] was published [somewhere].” Of course, there are a few who do what I suggest below (read on). But not many.
1. Selection bias is real1 Double blinded studies show that resumes with male names perform better compared to identical resumes with female names. Until you’re in a position to hire or recruit someone, the best thing you can do is work with those biases. For example, if your last name is Johnson, consider referring to […]
Resumes or CVs – the short documents used as a major tool for job applications – are a common source of angst for job seekers. Even people with extensive careers. Even for people who’ve been through the application process many times. So, as a “newbie” to the process, it is normal and usual to be […]
Download as PDF I wrote earlier on writing a better resume. It included some research on what makes a good resume. If you missed it, check it out. It is called Four Tips for Writing a Better Resume. Building on that article, here are some other tips that I think will make your resume even better.
I was listening to a podcast called Against the Rules. Specifically the episode The Coach in Your Head. As of now (Oct 2020) the podcast has two series. One covers referees, and the other coaches. This particular episode is part of the series on coaches.