Getting a Job and Succeeding in Your Job: Three Layers to the Onion


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Given the current state of the economy and current job market, it's predictable that the pressures and stresses on PhDs finishing their postdocs to find jobs are significant.  It's also becoming increasingly clear that opportunities in the traditional academic career path, although available to some, are outstripped by the number of postdocs looking for work.  The challenge for many postdocs considering non-academic careers is how to best prepare for these jobs.  What are the additional skills necessary to be competitive in this space?