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Career Advancement

The biggest question researchers are faced with is whether to leave academia or pursue further research. The increasing competition within academia makes it even more difficult to make the right decision. This section is dedicated to providing you with resources, information, and tips that will help you make more informed career choices after your PhD or postdoc and develop skills necessary to start your job search.
Promoting your article in the social media age
Each year, about 2.5 million articles are published in scholarly journals worldwide. Countless news articles, e-newsletters, blog posts, and multimedia content such as videos and podcasts are published each year as well. It is not humanly possible to read everything available, and as an author, it’s important for you to help your publisher promote your work to your peers. One of the easiest and most effective ways to do this is through social media, and this article will outline some tips to...
Effective networking tips for early career researchers
"How can I interact with highly experienced scientists as a mere student?" This is a question many students and early career researchers face when they attend conferences. This article provides simple tips to successfully navigate through a conference.
Hi Dr. Eddy, I have a question. I published my research article in a well known journal two years ago. Its impact factor is 4.52 at that time of publishing. But its present impact factor is 3.962 means it is decreased. Now my question is what value should I mention in my CV.... its present value or at the time of publishing?
Presenting a paper at an academic conference
Presenting at an academic conference is an opportunity that most young researchers look forward to. However, addressing a large audience can make you feel nervous, at least the first few times. This article provides a few tips that will help you prepare for your conference presentation and make the process smoother for you. 
How researchers can increase the visibility of their work with social media
Publishing your research in scholarly journals is important, but what may be even more important is getting the scientific information into everyday communication streams, that is, social media. This editorial outlines how best to move your scholarly work into social media outlets and how to track your success in a social media world.
An overview of SSP’s survey
Early career professionals face various challenges while trying to carve a successful career path for themselves. To understand their requirements and problems and help them overcome those, the Society for Scholarly Publishing conducted a survey that focused on areas relating to industry experience, professional development, and organizational benefits. This post shares some of the most significant findings of the survey.
How to become a peer reviewer: Tips for early career researchers
In the pursuit of success in academia, early career researchers look out for opportunities to showcase their skills. One way to do this is by peer reviewing. How can this help your career progression? How can you become a peer reviewer? This post provides answers to these questions and shares some useful tips to help you become a peer reviewer. 
Survival tips for postdocs
Often PhD graduates find it difficult to deal with the challenges of a postdoctoral position because they are unprepared to face them. To keep you motivated, we have come up with 8 rhymes which will not only help you survive the postdoc life but also thrive in it.
I have just initiated my research on the Oral Insulin Delivery Technology. Can you help me find other researchers interested in my research field who I can connect with, so that they can be my potential colleagues, collaborators, or coauthors?
PhD careers quiz
We're at the end of a super informative series on academic and non-academic careers, and we're sure you've learnt a lot from the infographic, the articles, and the live Q&A. Now how about a fun quiz to know what career you're best suited for? Go ahead and take the quiz below to find out where your interests lie. And don't forget to share it with all your friends! Quick instructions: - Be honest. Noone's gonna see your answers, not even us, promise! - Read all options before selecting one....


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