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Your application documents: Example cover letters

Your application documents: Example cover letters

Welcome to the start of your cover letter- which might be the only thing your reader sees of your application before sending it into the abyss- the bin! Help! A creative text which should under no circumstances annoy anyone? The conventional way to...

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An eye-catcher for your CV

An eye-catcher for your CV

The eyecatcher: your keywords, highlights, or summary Today it is common to start your CV with a section that depicts the best of your CV and personality for THAT particular job you are applying for. It is a great way to catch the eye of the...

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List of online career resources

List of online career resources

Please take a look through thislist of career-related online resources, which we´ve summarised and commented for you: job portals, scholarships, salary benchmarks and many more

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I quit my PhD! What now?

I quit my PhD! What now?

This article was originally published in Nachrichten aus der Chemie (02-2020) In a seminar for doctoral students, we look at strong and weak parts of a CV. After we discussed how we can put the many highlights of Elizabeta's career into the best...

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