For the attention of final year students and students in Submission Pending Period The Postdoctoral Fellowship (PDF) Scheme is aimed at providing a career development opportunity for those in the immediately postdoctoral stage of their career, to provide the opportunity to consolidate their PhD through developing publications, their networks, and their research and … [Read more...] about ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowships call for applications by 1 February 2018
What’s your USP? Know your USP (Unique Selling Point) – what is the single thing you are exceptional at? What is it that sets you above others and makes you stand out? Once you know what this is, sell it. Capitalise on this strength by aiming to do more of what you are good at. Enjoy the momentum and confidence you have in this area and try to apply this mentality to your … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 23: What’s your USP?
Tell people what you do? This may seem unnecessary but don’t assume others are aware of all of your skills. Friends and colleagues who know you very well may not know about your hidden talents. Furthermore, they can facilitate useful introductions and opportunities to practice being more confident. Let them know what you are doing and ask for their ideas and input – it’s … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 22: Tell people what you do?
The University will be closed between 23rd December and 2nd January 2018. The last working day will be Friday 22nd December and the University will reopen on Wednesday 3rd January. Take a break, enjoy some festive food (we certainly will be!) and recharge your batteries ready for the new year ahead. … [Read more...] about Christmas Closure Dates 2017
Confident body language. Think about how a confident person may hold themselves? How do they stand, what does their posture or body language tell you? Confident body language is usually relaxed and open, not aggressive or closed. Try observing body language and changing you own body language to reflect a more confident posture. Crossed arms can inhibit our confidence so keep … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 21: Confident body language