From PhD to PMP: training and support in Ireland

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In our latest guest post, Meadhbh Hand explains how researchers can get access to training courses, support services and hands-on experience in Ireland – very helpful when making your transition out of academia. Meadhbh runs a Dublin-based meetup group for doctoral graduates seeking non-academic jobs. After completing my PhD I decided to return Continue reading From PhD to PMP: training and support in Ireland

Discover the 20+ transferable skills that make PhDs totally employable

Discover the 20+ transferable skills that make PhDs totally employable

As a PhD or post-doc you get very used to thinking about yourself as a specialist within a specialism – for instance I studied within the Arts and Humanities Faculty, but focused on the Literature and Drama of Medieval England. What many doctoral graduates don’t appreciate is that they’ve also Continue reading Discover the 20+ transferable skills that make PhDs totally employable

How to convert a scientific CV into a business CV

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Seán is back with another guest post, this time on the tricky subject of turning your scientific CV into a business CV! Seán explains how to make a good first impression with your cover letter, and shares some tips and tricks for making your CV more business-friendly. A huge problem that Continue reading How to convert a scientific CV into a business CV