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How to escape the job hunt black hole
The Wall Street Journal explains the “job hunt black hole”, wherein you submit a resume to an online posting or corporate website and never hear about it again.
The article explains that when you send in your information, automated “Applicant Tracking Systems” (ATS) swallow and dissect your resume. It will only be seen by a live human being if it matches with specific keywords and skill categories determined by the software. If you’re lucky, you’ll get an automated email reply telling you that you’re in the system.
How to take transferable skills out of the lab and into a job
Science has a new article on their careers site about developing skills during your education that can transfer into a career outside of academia. Communication, leadership, and management skills are highly valued in industry and public sector jobs but tend to get minimal attention during the average graduate or post-doctoral program.............