In the Media

Ten simple rules for writing compelling recommendation letters

By Jennifer H. Kong, Latishya J. Steele & Crystal M. Botham

Tips to help you write more convincing recommendation letters that are NOT generic, resume-repeating, lacking substance, and doubt raisers.
February 25, 2021

At-Home Networking Strategies

By Stevie Eberle

Seven actions you can take to stay market ready while in the safety of your own home.
March 23, 2020

Your Adviser, Your Ally

By Stevie Eberle

Building trust requires taking risks and having difficult conversations.
October 7, 2019

Do You Need a Postdoc?

By Stevie Eberle

Many Ph.D. students simply default to postdoctoral training as a logical next step, when instead they should be making a much more intentional choice.
September 10, 2018

Managing Your Time In The Lab: 4 Ways To Have Structured Days

By Caleb McKinney

Strive to begin your projects with the end goals in mind. It requires commitment and a bit of practice, but goal setting and task managing will save you time and maximize your output.
August 29, 2018

How to Discuss Work-Life Balance

By Stevie Eberle

Before approaching the subject with your future or current supervisor, you should consider their interests.
September 18, 2017

How to Create an Elevator Pitch for Any Situation

By Debra Rosenfeld

Be ready with a captivating elevator pitch.
May 1, 2017

Using Assessments for Career “Fit”

By Stevie Eberle

The misconceptions about assessments in career counseling and advises how to use them most effectively.
April 17, 2017

Three Easy Ways to Answer "What Is One of Your Weaknesses?"

By Debra Rosenfeld

Tips for answering one of the most common interview questions.
February 12, 2017

Activism and Professionalism in the Workplace

By Stevie Eberle

How and when you express yourself and your beliefs in the workplace is as personal as the beliefs themselves and you should be intentional about it.
November 28, 2016

How to Respond to "Tell Me About Yourself."

By Debra Rosenfeld

The most common interview question and strategies for answering it.
November 27, 2016

Stuff to Keep Throughout Your Career

By Debra Rosenfeld

Career documentation that you should always keep.
June 5, 2016

Two Secrets to a Killer Job Interview

By Debra Rosenfeld

Detailed and specific examples are the secrets to successful job interviews.
March 25, 2016

No Correct Answers

By Stevie Eberle

The best tool you bring into a job interview is comfort with yourself, not a set of practiced responses.
March 21, 2016

It's OK

By Debra Rosenfeld

The importance of forgiving yourself for career mistakes.
January 21, 2016

Let Your Resume RIP

By Debra Rosenfeld

Guidelines for what to include in a resume.
December 22, 2015

Vulnerability: The Most Precious Career Choice

By Stevie Eberle

We should question the beliefs that we hold about career success and explore how they can sometimes stand in our way.
November 30, 2015

Acing Informal Interviews

By Stevie Eberle

There may not be an opening, but there is opportunity, and you always need a strategy.
July 13, 2015

Thinking with your Heart

By Stevie Eberle

A talk given at Franchise for Humanity 2015. Franchise for Humanity hosted its second annual working conference.
February  20, 2015

Developing Your Story

By Stevie Eberle

Engage mentors to figure out the best career path, even if that path is outside academe or isn't what a mentor may have initially expected.
April 20, 2015

Don't Follow Your Passion

By Stevie Eberle

Issues with one of the most common pieces of advice new Ph.D.s receive
January 12, 2015

When Good Advice is Relative

By Stevie Eberle

What do you do when you get too much or conflicting advice?
December 8, 2014

Let's Make a Deal

By Stevie Eberle

Six myths about job and salary negotiations and how they may hinder your ability to bargain effectively.
February 1, 2013