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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.
How to choose the right funding option at different stages of your academic career
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Getting grants is vital for researchers to carry out their research. Most researchers, particularly the early career researchers, may feel confused about which grants they should apply for. This article summarizes some of the current funding options available for academics, and the pros and cons of applying for these grants at various stages of an academic’s career. 
Promoting your article in the social media age
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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
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"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.
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Hi Editage Insights team, 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
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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. 
An overview of SSP’s survey
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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
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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
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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.
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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?
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Survey on employment decisions of U.S. and foreign doctoral graduates
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International mobility among researchers has increased, and policymakers are interested in knowing the factors that influence researchers’ employment decisions. This post highlights some of the important trends revealed in a National Science Foundation's report that tracks the number of graduates who intend stay in the U.S. at the time of graduation, the reasons underlying their decision, and their work conditions. 

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