Ten great tips for advertising planners. Generally useful for anyone in a creative profession. My favourites:
1. See the world differently to everyone else
2. Try to be interesting first and right second
4. Read weird shit it always comes in handy
8. Always think and communicate clearly – radical doesn’t mean complicated
Following up on PhD Skill Arbitrage, here’s some things I read while thinking about that post.
From academia to industry: a short guide at the NatureJobs blog
Transferable skills: Helping PhDs and postdocs find careers also at the NatureJobs blog
Transferable skills: Keys for standing out from the crowd again, at NatureJobs
(Gee, you’d think Nature was in the business of telling PhDs how to escape.)
Transferring Your Skills to a Non-Academic Setting at the Chronicle of Higher Education
What does industry want? (Interview with Greg Sheehan) at the LatTrobe RED Alert blog
The WSJ says that CEOs are going back to the idea of offices because open plan is terrible.