Building a successful career requires more than just your professional expertise. Careers insight from brightrecruits.com provides all the information, advice and inspiration you need to find and secure your ideal job.
Your career options
What are your career options?
Where to start if you're wondering what job is right for you
How to land your ideal job
Vacancies may be scarce, but this just means that you have to be better prepared
Your job application
Writing your CV
Make the most of your curriculum vitae
How to stand out from the crowd
Make the most of your covering letter to highlight your potential
Your job interview
Tips on winning over the most sceptical panel
What they are and how to deal with them
Show off your team-working skills to best advantage
In the March 2013 Graduate Careers supplement from Physics World magazine, Giles Morris discusses how to handle criticism at work. Physics graduates are accustomed to receiving feedback from teachers, tutors and lecturers, but different expectations and norms prevail in the workplace. Download your free PDF now.
See also our previous graduate careers supplements in Physics World:
October 2012 Graduate Careers
March 2012 Graduate Careers
October 2011 Graduate Careers
Women in Science and Engineering
The Independent, a leading UK newspaper, has published a special supplement on the opportunities for women in science and engineering. Download your copy now – and look out for the advert featuring brightrecruits.com and the IOP's Project Juno, which aims to help physics university departments achieve gender equality at all levels.
An introductory guide for authors
This guide is for early career researchers who are beginning to write papers for publication. Academic publishing is changing rapidly, with new technologies and publication models giving authors much more choice over where and how to publish their work. Whether you are writing up the results of a PhD chapter or submitting your first paper, knowing how to choose the best outlet for your work is essential.
This guide will provide an overview of academic publishing and advice on how to make the most of the process for sharing your research.
Read the full Introductory guide for authors online now