Monthly Archives: April 2014

Business Bootcamp for Postgrads and Postdocs

If you have an idea for a business or consultancy then Edinburgh Research and Innovation are running a two-day course to help you take your idea further.  Find out more below. Do you have a business idea that you would … Continue reading

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Using LinkedIn Effectively

My colleague Rebecca Valentine, a careers adviser working with students in the Business School and School of Economics, wrote an update on a session we both attended yesterday on using LinkedIn effectively.  She posted in on her blog and I’ve … Continue reading

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Opportunities for Science PhD Students

  One of my colleagues alerted me to a few opportunities coming up that may be of interest to some PhD students in the sciences. Day of Science & Careers 2014  28 April 2014; 10:30 – 18:30, London Day of … Continue reading

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Understanding differences

I’ve just delivered a workshop to a group of research staff on the Myers-Brigg Type Indicator (MBTI).  For those of you not familiar with MBTI it is a personality instrument based on the theories of Carl Jung.  Through observation of … Continue reading

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