January is almost over and spring is almost upon us (or at least for some of us it might be…).
Whilst you’re waiting, why not catch up on the most popular reads of January 2015, as judged by you, our readers??
How to procrastinate effectively (if you cannot stop) is a great piece by Daisy Hessenberger. She has been spending a lot of time writing up her PhD thesis… but this also means she’s spent a lot of time procrastinating. In this article she explains how she used that time effectively, and how you might too!
How easy is it to get into science communication? Very, actually. All you need to do is try it.
Going from academia to industry is a big transition, and to make sure that you get off to a good start, having an industry-ready CV will help. Carol Spenceley, a careers advisor at Surrey University, shares her top tips for academics on preparing an industry CV in Don’t panic! How to make your CV look its best.
From academia to industry with Paul-Peter Tak highlights his transition from pure academic research to a combination of clinical medicine and research.
We wanted to know what you, our readers, thought of the proposals that Theresa May put forward to the UK parliament towards the end of last year. Here’s some more info: Train ’em up and kick ’em out
We’re celebrating all transitional things this year: whether you’ve got a new postdoc position or a new job. If you’ve moved jobs down the corridor or are crossing an ocean for a new opportunity, we want to hear about it! We’re celebrating Scientists on the move!
Building a career in the biomedical sciences with Jim Smith is the full video of the London Naturejobs Career Expo keynote speech, where Prof Smith shares his career stories and advice with the audience.
Career paths: Beyond the Ivory Towers is this month’s podcast where I interview two people who share their job transition tips with you.