Natalia Bielczyk

Dr. Natalia Bielczyk is an entrepreneur, researcher, author, and philanthropist. She graduated from the College of Inter-Faculty Individual Studies in Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the University of Warsaw, Poland, with a triple MS title in Physics, Mathematics, and Psychology. Thereafter, she obtained a PhD in Computational Neuroscience at the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition, and Behavior in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. In 2018, she launched a public foundation, Stichting Solaris Onderzoek en Ontwikkeling, aiming to help early career researchers find new careers in industry. She also owns Welcome Solutions, a company developing new tools and practices to help professionals in navigating on the job market, and in finding/creating their dream jobs. Even though she chose to work in the open market, she is still a researcher in her free time and has a strong belief in the compatibility of science and entrepreneurship.

Barnum's Effect in Job Applications

The Barnum Effect In Job Applications: How It Can Make Your Career Development Hard and How To Tackle It.

The Barnum’s Effect, also known as the Forer’s effect, can be your silent enemy when it comes to applying for jobs. It can distort your perception of job applications and make the job search way harder for you. In this article, you can learn what this means and how you can prevent yourself from its detrimental consequences on your career.

non-fungible tokens

What Are Non-Fungible Tokens and What Do They Tell Us About The Today’s Job Market?

What are non-fungible tokens, and what do they tell us about the condition of the today’s job market? Although NFTs have existed for the past few years, they came to the spotlight earlier this year. What does “NFT” even mean and why it won the attention of (young) audiences around the globe?

will your boss make you happy? salary versus wealth

Will Your Boss Ever Make You Happy? On Salary Versus Wealth and Personal Finances

Many believe that a high salary is the key to success in terms of building wealth. Although it obviously correlates with wealth, it is not the key factor that leads to accumulating wealth by individuals. In this article, we will debunk this myth and discuss the difference between salary and wealth.

How To Network As a Job Hunter?

Career Development Strategies E071 How To Network As a Job Hunter? Horizontal vs Vertical Networking

Sometimes less is more… How to network as a job hunter?
There are two main types of networking. Namely, you can either network horizontally or vertically. Horizontal networking means increasing the width of your network by gaining several (casual) professional contacts. These are often people whom you only met once. They recognize your name and expertise, yet, you haven’t gone through any projects together and so they don’t know how it feels to work with you in practice.