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Is honesty the best policy for job interviews?

It’s not always clear if complete honesty is a good thing for an interview. This post discusses some benefits of being honest at interviews and how best to convey this to your interviewer.

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Writing a cover letter – PhD students leaving academia.

Applying for roles outside of academia after your PhD is already a tricky task. In addition to writing a good CV, you also need a complimentary cover letter. This post discusses how to make a great first impression with a cover letter.

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Post PhD job interviews for industry.

A post PhD job interview can feel daunting and scary, more so than a ‘typical’ interview. It’s important that you explain how your skills apply to the role, demonstrate your interpersonal qualities, and emphasise your long-term potential.