Category: Applications and interviews

Don’t get Spooked by your future. Learn the tricks you’ll need to treat yourself to a future you will love. (Yes it’s the Halloween blog post)

Cue spooky music…… What makes a good thriller or horror movie? Fear of the unknown. Mistakes leading to jeopardy. Unexpected turns of events. Fear of the known! You know the monster is there, do you fight or flee? Your life does not have to be this way While I can’t promise a Disney style happy ending with…

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Writing Covering Letters for Academic Jobs – A Quick How-To Guide

by Stephen Gordon* *completed PhD in 2013 and has held numerous postdoctoral positions and student support roles; worked as an Advisor in the University of Manchester Careers Service since 2016 Writing covering letters for academic positions can be a tricky business. The structure and format of such documents are quite different from the template used for…

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