Not that Kind of Candidate: Tales from the Interview Gauntlet

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: The entire visit is an interview.

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What's a BATNA?

The Edge for Scholars

The power of the BATNA is really the power to say no without feeling like you’ve failed.

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Not that Kind of Visit: Tales of Preparation for Your First Interview

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Reduce interview stress through preparation.

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Salvaging an Insufficient Offer

Motivated Mentor

When a salary and start-up offer is unacceptable you need a strategy to redeem the situation. Planning your script optimizes the chances of negotiations ending well.

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Not that Kind of Applicant Review: Tales of Your Application in the Clutches of a Search Committee

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: It takes forever because search committees are made up of academics.

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Not that Kind of Job Applicant: Tales of Self-Discovery in the Job Application Process

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: There are more jobs out there than you think.

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You Can’t Always Get What You Want, But It’s Worth a Try!

The Edge for Scholars

Ready to get your first job? Not sure how to best advocate for yourself while still being reasonable? Here are a few tips.

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Not that Kind of Summer: Tales of Preparing for Academic Job Season

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Do the prep work before job season starts.

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Summer Reading: What's Popular in the Edge Library

The Edge for Scholars

Here's what's been flying off the shelves of our "analog library" of career development books.

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Dr. Stephen Korn on NINDS Workforce Development

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

A storified version of Dr Stephen Korn's talk at Vanderbilt on Workforce Development. Excellent pointers on grantsmanship, new funding mechanisms for trainees and more!

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