Top 5 Leadership Styles for Business Success in Any Industry


Why is leadership so important? A leader is the linchpin of any organization. It seldom matters what the nature of the organization is like when collated with the role of a leader. But what makes a leader strong and competent enough to be called a leader? Before everything else, a great leader is self-aware and […]



6 Warning Signs Impostor Syndrome Might Be Sabotaging Your Job Search


Looking for work? You’re not alone. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were about 10.7 million unemployed people in the U.S. in November 2020. This is almost twice the number that was recorded in February 2020. The good news is that the unemployment rate has been trending down as the world continues to […]



7 Leadership Mistakes to Avoid Leading Your Team Remotely

Freelancer,Leadership,Remote Work / February 28, 2021

Due to the unforeseen circumstances succeeding the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses all over the world have had to transform their proceedings to a virtual medium. This unanticipated situation has caused people in leadership positions to transfer to leading their teams remotely. Not only was this a demanding plan of action essential for corporate functioning, but also […]



5 Tips on How to Use Your Transferable Skills as a PhD Professional During an Interview


Having a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree rarely makes it easier to do well in a job interview, especially if you are going after an industry role. Impressing an interviewer includes using your transferable skills to show your worth. What are transferable skills? These are the core competencies that apply in every organization – whether […]



What Every PhD Wished They Knew About Career Opportunities in the Private Sector


There are simply not enough jobs in academia for graduates. Research indicates that some faculties employ as little as 12% of graduates for tenure-track positions in some scientific fields. Some universities are quicker to hire adjunct instructors at a fraction of the salary that would otherwise be paid to full-time tenure-track professors. Many PhD graduates, […]



Top 10 Essential Leadership Skills to Master Post Covid-19


The unanticipated arrival of the Covid-19 virus perpetrated great economic malfunction all over the world. Due to the lockdown situation, small businesses as well as large businesses have incurred monumental financially losses equally. However, as this New Year begins there is hopeful news with the new vaccines that will help combat Covid-19. Leaders have started […]



7 Effective Job Search Strategies to Find Meaningful Work During the Pandemic

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Job loss resulting from the pandemic has been devastating, with the unemployment rate reaching as high as 14.7% in the U.S. back in April. The layoffs, furloughs, and wage cuts have seen close to 50 million people filing for unemployment as of July. This has affected all categories of workers, not least of all Ph.D. […]



How to Maintain a Positive Mindset After Job Search Rejection as a PhD Professional

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Are you in the middle of changing careers? Maybe you are stepping away from academia and seeking your first industry job. Or maybe it’s your first real venture into the working world, having just achieved your shiny new PhD. Whatever the case, there is a strong possibility of encountering several rejections before eventually finding a […]



Why Some PhD Professionals Should Consider Starting a Business and Make the Entrepreneur Leap

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Before the COVID-19 outbreak, PhD employment statistics painted a bleak picture. Back then, studies suggested that 60% of PhDs were either in low paying postdoc jobs or were flat out unemployed. Contributing to the problem is a surplus of PhD graduates in comparison to the number of jobs available in academia. Now that the COVID […]



5 Essential Leadership Skills Every Leader Needs to Handle Pressure

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Leadership,Self-awareness / October 21, 2020

We are truly living in unprecedented times. Approximately 73,000 businesses have closed across the U.S. since the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Others have filed for bankruptcy, including big names such as JC Penney, Hertz, and J. Crew. Furthermore, 7.5 million small businesses are at risk of shutting their doors for good. All this has happened (and […]