The Guardian homeBy Five years have passed since the end of my PhD. This seemed a suitable moment to take stock of my professional achievements and shortcomings and to make plans for the further development of my career. So I booked an advising session with Karen Kelsky, an academic careers consultant and former professor at a major US university. Do take a look at her blog – it considers, from a US perspective, some of the professional development issues that we all face. Read more...