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Career Development Strategies E075 Dr. Chris Golde On How To Write Your Career Chapter by Chapter

Dr. Chris Golde is a career coach working with PhD students and postdoctoral scholars at Stanford Career Education, the career center at Stanford University. She is on a team of coaches working with PhD students and postdoctoral scholars, from all departments of the University. For over 25 years she has worked in a variety of roles in graduate education, as a student, faculty member, administrator, advocate, researcher, and scholar. She also co-principal investigator on the AAU PhD Education Initiative; the mission of which is to promote more student-centered doctoral education at AAU universities by making diverse PhD career pathways visible, valued, and viable.

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Career Development Strategies E074 Dr. Chris Hartgerink On How To Build an Organization as a Researcher and Make Science Truly Open

Dr. Chris Hartgerink is a meta-researcher with a broad interest in how the systems we operate in affect the decisions we are able to make, shifting the balance of responsibility from the individual to the system they’re in. In 2020, he defended his PhD thesis entitled “Contributions towards understanding and building sustainable science” from Tilburg University. Integrating meta-research, sociology, and economics, he’s now building an organization, Liberate Science, an organization that aims to liberate (research) workers by bringing democracy and equality to academia.

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Career Development Strategies E073 Cosmin Gafta On How To Be a Rockstar in Web3. How To Be YOU & Is There a Recipe For Getting Viral?

Cosmin Gafta is a 21-year-old, self-describing as “all-out web3 fanatic, halfway between blockchain and music.” Cosmin is the founder of Puppeteers, an upcoming creative project aiming to create the first virtual music artist to be featured in the Billboard top 100. He is also a core team member at W3b Lab Community, building towards becoming a Layer 1 web3 event organization (functioning as a Decentralized Autonomous Organization).

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Career Development Strategies E071 Networking Strategies For Job Hunters: 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.

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Career Development Strategies E069 Is Marissa Mayer’s Resume Perfect? Should You Use Her Template For Your Job Applications?

Some time ago, in the recent history of the recruitment industry, a discussion upon the CV of Marissa Mayer flared up. Back then, she was the CEO and the President of Yahoo! And a former executive, usability leader, and key spokeswoman for Google. At some point, Marissa publicized her resume in 2016, which was soon critically assessed in public by a number of experts in the recruitment industry. So, if you copy the template, will you skyrocket your career and land jobs in a blink of an eye? Or perhaps, it’s quite the opposite: your application will get drowned in the pile of other applications and become invisible in the job market?

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Career Development Strategies E068 The Interview Bloopers! Career Advisors on Their Own Lessons from Job Interviews

Perhaps the best career advisors are those who made the most mistakes in their own careers and learned the most from these mistakes! In this episode, we talk with Vera Chan, PhD, Vicky Sherwood, PhD, and David Mendes, PhD, about our own career bloopers — the mistakes we made and what we learned from them.

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Career Development Strategies E066 The Job Market of Today, The Job Market of Tomorrow: A Panel Discussion

Today’s job market is complex and uncertain – we live in times of the pandemic, the Great Reset, the Great Resignation, and the Great Confusion. How did the expectations of the employees towards their employers and working environments change in the last few years? How to build trust as a company? How to attract and nourish talent? The Great Reset: are the conspiracy theories true? What does loyalty mean today? We discussed al these topics in the panel!

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Career Development Strategies E065 How Can a Supervisor Support PhD Students In Transitioning To Industry?

Christopher Madan, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Nottingham in the UK. He has a broad range of research interests, but primarily studies memory, aging, and brain imaging. He completed his PhD at the University of Alberta (Canada) in 2014, which included a one-year visiting scientist position at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf in Germany. He then worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Boston College (USA) for three years. Chris uses a combination of cognitive psychology, neuroimaging, and computational modeling methods in his research. He also has done work related to open science, mentorship, and implementing learning science strategies in other fields.

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Career Development Strategies E060 How To Thrive In Data Science? How To Get Hired and Flourish?

Caolan Kovach-Orr, PhD, earned his PhD in theoretical biology from McGill in 2015. His research was focused on predator-prey interactions. Today, he is an Experienced Director Level data scientist who excels at hiring great people. Currently focused on Machine Learning for Insurance Pricing, solving novel problems, and product creation/development.

He has a proven track record in Team Management (including new & existing hires), Predictive Modeling (Machine Learning – Gradient Boosted Trees, Random Forest, GLM), Creating Actionable Insights, Team Management (including hiring new team members), Feature Engineering, Data Manipulation/Cleansing, New Product Creation, and Research & Development (academic and industry).