ASK THE #POST-ACS – How do I describe my academic work experience in post-ac interviews?

The following is the first in a new occasional series, “Ask the #Postacs.”  The panel of postacademic experts (bios here) will weigh in on reader questions as a collective.  Please send your questions for future columns to postaccareers@gmail.com.  We really … Continue reading

The Art of Translation (of CV to Resume) – Cardozo #5

The crux of the matter: how do you convert your CV to a resume?   It might seem elementary, but it actually takes a completely fresh new conceptualization of your past experiences.  The Sapir-Whorf hypothesis maintains that language shapes our thoughts.  … Continue reading

Small Business Ownership II: Take What You Love, Leave What You Don’t –Horton #2

In this post Margy Horton continues with Part II of her series on launching your own small business. by Margy Horton Let’s say that you’re contemplating the wacky plan of launching an entrepreneurial career. Before you embark, consider this checklist … Continue reading

Why You Are a #Postac Diamond in the Rough – Gover #1

Maggie Gover, Director of Graduate Student Professional Development at UC Riverside, has worked with hundreds of Ph.D.s in their transition to non-academic, alt-academic, and post-academic work.  She will be sharing the knowledge she’s gained in this work.  This is her … Continue reading