By Franziska Hartung, part of The Summer Series of guest posts I have two pieces of advice: Use social media for staying up to date and being visible to others Don’t look for a job, look for a good fit Get on twitter! When I tell people that I found my current job on Twitter, … Continue reading It’s About Luck!
By Karolina Lempert, part of The Summer Series of guest posts Networking gets a bad rap. I get it – we all like to believe that we live in a fully meritocratic society, and that if we just keep our heads down and work hard, everything will work out in the end. Growing up, I … Continue reading Hard work + luck + networking
A little while ago, someone argued on PsychMAP that going to conferences is a waste of time, money, and environmental resources - that your time would be better spent making connections and disseminating your research on social media.* In theory, I agree. In practice, I love conferences. I'd rant about how much fun I have at them, … Continue reading How I Got My Job