Career · Underemployment

Three job skills that you can develop as a Research Assistant

A research assistant position is a lot like taking a university course, only the work that you do is really relevant for your employer. These are often term or contract positions that will give you a taste of what working in research would be like, so it’s a great chance to see whether you’re cut out for that… Continue reading Three job skills that you can develop as a Research Assistant

Career · Inspiration · Underemployment

Job Skills from Part-time Work

This week I’ve been working my way through a career guide called “You Majored in What?” by Katharine Brooks.  So far it’s got me thinking about my various skills, traits, and interests, and how these can lead me to my dream career…. whatever that may be. Taking stock of my skills ties in with one… Continue reading Job Skills from Part-time Work

Inspiration · Underemployment

Skills that I enhanced while working and studying abroad

One of my most valued experiences has been working and studying abroad.  These experiences provided me with an opportunity to grow and adapt to new situations, helping me to develop and enhance skills that set me apart from other graduates entering the working world. As part of my job search, I have been reading a… Continue reading Skills that I enhanced while working and studying abroad

Blogging & Writing

I’m back – and motivated

Hi there! So I haven’t updated my blog for over a week. After a week-long migraine followed by 5 days of the stomach flu, please excuse me for failing to update. Luckily, I’m better now. And I’m more motivated than ever to find myself a REAL ADULT JOB. So starting Monday things will be 100% completely back to normal… Continue reading I’m back – and motivated