Applying for grants takes a huge amount of energy and effort out of your research time. The Chronicle of Higher Education has advice on the top 10 most common (nonscientific!) grant-writing mistakes and how to overcome them. Read the article here.
Compiling quality job-search materials is a time-consuming headache, especially early in your career. One page résumé or two? Or a full curriculum vitae? Should you add your high school babysitting experience? Click below for some great advice and materials on putting together a job-winning résumé.
It may feel too early to start thinking about New Year’s Resolutions, but here’s one to add to your list: starting the new semester fresh and balancing school, work, and life as a grad student. Read it here.
Disabled students face a lot of different barriers, not least of which is the agony of disclosing disabilities and asking for accommodation. Inside Higher Ed has advice on how to have those talks with your professors if you need them, and how to help your students if they approach you. Read it here.
Whether at school or work, there is always someone who gets under your skin. The Washington Post has compiled a list of the different types of workplace jerks. Learn how to spot them in the wild and deal with them in a productive and professional way. Read more here.