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Mathieu Plourde

I'm an academic, but I do other things - 0 views

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    "Working 24/7 is not the only way to achieve success in academia. There, I've said it. A recent article described the working week of people across academia. This included the science professor who "compensates for the time he spends with his young children in the evening and at weekends by getting up before they do", and the early career researcher who "tries to take at least a half-day off a week". While many colleagues have similar working patterns and are happy (or at least not unhappy) working in this way, I am meeting increasing numbers of promising academics who reject it."
Mathieu Plourde

Farewell to Facebook - 0 views

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    "Horror stories have been published about employers asking for job applicants' Facebook passwords. Recently, psychologists discovered that employers frown upon applicants without a Facebook presence. The lack of a profile raises many red flags: is this person anti-social? Was once tagged in too many party photos? Is he or she just pretentious?"
Mathieu Plourde

Work life balance or tethered to technology? - 0 views

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    "We're in a technology tsunami," says her coach, Ms. Klaus. "Whether you love it or hate it, ultimately we have to figure out how to survive it and make it work for us."
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