Five Skills I Can Use to Develop My Career Beyond My PhD

Five transferable skills for all PhD students: Problem solving. Project management. Written communication. Oral communication. Presentation skills. Be careful when identifying your transferable skills from your PhD – not all are created equal. Transcript: Good day there, bakers, writers, and rock stars! Dr. Richard Huysmans here. Bringing 5 skills that you can use to develop […]

Building Your Career by Leaving Your Employer

I cannot find specific data on how long academics stay at the same university. But, for the general population the average time at the same employer (not the same job) is 4.2 years. Reflecting on my time working with and for academics, I feel like few leave their current employer to work as an academic elsewhere. […]

Writing Faster and Better

Four tips for writing faster and better: Summarise using sentences. Write as if no one is reading. Write, just write. Join a writing group. Transcript: Good day, bakers, writers, and rock stars! Each week I host a writing program. And in the writing program this week I learned something really valuable that I think would […]

Should I Do a PhD Thesis by Publication?

The best thesis is a submitted thesis. This by publication could make this faster or slower. Be aware of the pros and cons. If you’d like to know more, comment, DM or shoot me an email. I’ll send you some content. Transcript: Increasingly, students have the opportunity to do their thesis by publication rather than […]