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  • VIDEO: Meet 'Inspiring Mind' And Environmental Researcher Per Espen Stoknes

    • Jul 22, 2020
    • The Wiley Network / Verity Wilson

    From the top of a mountain, Per Espen Stoknes uses creative, multidisciplinary research processes to understand the human role in ecology and climate change. After interviewing him for an episode of our podcast This Study Shows, we knew we had to learn more. His story reminds us of the power of hope.

  • 7 Ways to Help Pay off Your Student Loans

    • May 27, 2020
    • Bola Sokunbi

    Got student loans? You’re not alone. According to Student Loan Hero, in 2019, college students graduated with an average debt of $29,900. If you’re in debt today, the good news is that you can get it under control. Read on for seven strategies for you to try.

  • 5 Things Recent Graduates Should Know About Budgeting

    • May 15, 2020
    • Bola Sokunbi

    You’ve just graduated college, congratulations — that’s huge! But, there’s something you absolutely need to know. It’s a secret that will easily set you up for success in life. No, they don’t teach it in college, and you might not have learned it at home either. In fact, it’s often frowned upon as a boring topic for finance nerds. So, what is it?

  • Use This Strategy to Hit Your Interview Answers Out of the Park

    • Apr 24, 2020
    • Laura DeCarlo

    Studying is helpful when it comes to preparing for more than just exams. It’s a necessity if you want to do well in job interviews. When you put the time in to preparing thoughtful responses to interview questions, you’ll be in a better position to provide potential employers with concrete proof that you are a great fit for the job.

  • Follow this Step-by-Step Guide to Write a Self-Assessment

    • Apr 16, 2020
    • Bola Sokunbi

    It’s performance review time — and you’ve been asked to come prepared with a self-assessment. But, if you’re worried that the information you provide might be used against you in the future, how do decide what should (and shouldn’t) be included?

  • PhD Balance: Susanna Park and Diana Klatt

    How Is Your Mental Health Today? Q&A with PhD Balance

    • Dec 2, 2019
    • Kelly McSweeney

    Researchers often face looming deadlines, high pressure, and uncertainty in their careers. They are expected to be resilient in high-stress environments where time constraints, limited resources, and sleep deprivation is considered a rite of passage. However, the newest generation of researchers is challenging this assumption of suffering. PhD Balance is a new organization that aims to provide community support for academics’ mental health.

  • Mental Health in the Workplace

    • Jul 22, 2019
    • Alyssa Gibson

    A closer look into how mental health should be addressed in the workplace.

  • How to Effectively Prepare for an Academic Job Interview

    • Jul 1, 2019

    We put together a list of tips for preparing for an academic job interview. Check it out!

  • How to Use Social Media to Advance your Career

    • Jul 1, 2019

    Infographic with tips on using social media to advance your academic career.

  • Tips for Avoiding Unconscious Racial Bias in Your Reference Letters

    • Jun 4, 2019

    Asmeret Berhe has read hundreds of letters of recommendation for researchers in her group at University of California Merced. While reading one particular letter, she was struck by the letter’s underlying tone of racial bias. It was clear that the person writing the letter thought that the student was an exceptional candidate for the position.

  • Further Your Career with Curiosity

    • Apr 5, 2019

    Curiosity and conscientiousness have as much influence on your academic success as traditional measures of intelligence.

  • 10 Common Challenges Faced by Early Career Researchers

    • Apr 4, 2019

    Are you an early career researcher? Are you looking for ways to advance your career, but you're facing roadblocks?

  • Positive Teams Create Positive Cultures

    • Apr 4, 2019

    What impact do teams have on your organization's culture?

  • Top Tips for Overcoming Shyness During a Job Interview

    • Feb 21, 2019

    If you're naturally shy or nervous, interviews can be a potential minefield. We have some practical tips if you need help.