Transitioning from Academia: A Recommendation

I just read a fabulous article put together by Kshiti Mishra and Neha Bora based on a webinar by Dr. Karoline Pershell. I agree with 100% of the things Karoline recommends in this article.

In particular, I feel incredibly strongly about the need to create alignment between your preferred reward system and the reward system of your job. If your job rewards you for doing something that you don’t enjoy doing, then you should find a different position. For my experience, I have moved teams and changed job titles in order to create better alignment between my values and the values of the leaders. Go read it!

Transitioning from Academia to Industry: Tips and tricks

Additionally, while you are here, here is a great LinkedIn post with a video clip from Theo Priestley with similarly tangible advice for career decisions.


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