Our world is emerging, evolving yet some things remain
as good habits in our job search. This entry shares
sites describing impressions and trends in how we appear
and what we wear is received by recruiters and interviewers.
We also uncovered an entry while targeted at academic
career track takes its key concepts from business development
The third entry is a frank advertisement about the things
people with advanced technical degrees should be doing to
find opportunities and openings. So often they display the
“prisoners’ dilemma” working for a faculty member exclusively
depending upon him or her to figure out what career path they
should choose and when and how to pursue that path. It does
not work that way, as it is really your prime responsibility. No
one tells you that.
DRESSING FOR SUCCESS –> SUCCESS
There is an unconscious, nonverbal communication that
people offer in the clothing we wear for different circumstances.
You need to be aware of this as you enter the job market and
continue throughout your career. Many of the comments
reinforce the importance of quality clothing and good grooming.
ACADEMIC SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION
This article offers using marketing principles to increase your
search rank on Internet search engines.
- Google scholar profile
- Google +, Researchgate ,Academia.edu
- use of keywords in titles and abstracts
- author a thoughtful blog
- affiliate with panels, group discussions, and committed networks
FIND OPPORTUNITIES–> COMMITTED NETWORKS,
SOURCE: Cheeky Scientist
You must get out of the laboratory to find your next position,
as foreign as that world and experience may seem to you.
This cheeky scientist entry frankly spells out the realities for you
in the highly competitive, different “human” world of impressions,
relationships, and being in the right place at the right time.
Most jobs are not advertised and many emails and uploaded
documents are not read or at least responded to. Committed
networks and referrals are key. Take all opportunities to
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