Post-PhD careers: you can have your cake *and* eat it

How do you feel about working and earning a living? As something that you have to endure, or as something that you really enjoy?

When I was a post-doc thinking about jobs outside of higher education, it seemed to me that I couldn’t enjoy anything more than working in a university. I thought leaving university research and teaching would mean trading better financial security for lower personal fulfilment. Continue reading “Post-PhD careers: you can have your cake *and* eat it”

Career Opportunities in the Esports Industry [Infographic]

In our latest guest post, Marcus Clarke introduces career opportunities in the growing esports industry.

Although the esports industry is built on competitive video gaming, career opportunities are by no means limited to gaming and technology roles. In fact, careers in this growing, multi-million dollar field are open to job-seekers from all kinds of backgrounds.  Continue reading “Career Opportunities in the Esports Industry [Infographic]”

‘What jobs can I do with my degree?’ – a practical exercise

‘What jobs can I do with a degree in X?’ is a question many graduates ask. If you hold a vocational degree like law or medicine, then there’s an obvious corresponding profession … but what about other subjects in the arts and humanities? There are no departments of English, French or History in a bank or a cancer research charity for instance. Continue reading “‘What jobs can I do with my degree?’ – a practical exercise”