I’m a believer in making sure you have non-work time. You really need a good range of activities to keep your mind and body fresh. Even if you love work, and what you do for money is never “work”. Or even if you love your PhD and it is never “difficult”. Diverse interests will make […]
Download as PDF Like it or not, social media is here to stay. And as academics and researchers, it means you’ll need to make use of it. Or make better use of it. Or make more use of it.
Although most people will recommend that you write your thesis as you go. Although most people will discourage you from leaving writing until the end. The reality is, most people leave the majority of their writing to the end of their PhD. We’ll talk about and make a plan to get it all written in […]
If you want your work to be read, downloaded, and cited, you MUST promote it. So, what are some of the best ways you’ve seen an academic share their research work on social media? Here are 15 ideas from me…
Although most people will recommend that you write your thesis as you go. Although most people will discourage you from leaving writing until the end. The reality is, most people leave the majority of their writing to the end of their PhD. In this workshop we covered a plan to get it all written in […]
Download as PDF How many social media posts do you think you can make from one published article? I reckon you should be aiming for 10, so here are 15 ideas.
What questions do you have about looking for work? I’ve listed a few here. But if you’ve got others I’d love to know. Maybe I can answer? Or the crowd that is social media can? Transcript: At this point in time, you might be thinking, “I’d like to leave academia.”. Probably because the job market […]
Some of the most common mistakes I see people make when it comes to writing their thesis.
Setting boundaries is essential to overall life balance. And, as a PhD student you might know what you want, but struggle to implement it. So, here, I’ve put some advice that might help when trying to set and implement boundaries when there’s a power imbalance. Transcript: Setting boundaries is all well and good when most […]
Job losses, redundancies, and restructures are a part of modern business. Sometimes they are driven by internal factors, other times they are driven by external factors. For the most part we are just passengers on a ride managed by others. However, whether you are let go or left behind, these changes can give you opportunities […]