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If I had one hour with John Chambers: a few tips on successful networking conversations

At Smart Tribe, we make introductions between academics and industry professionals. Through our networking platform, people find jobs and new team members, discover subject-matter experts, and partner to commercialise tech. Others simply learn from each other about science and technology or life in industry compared to academia. Still others partner in collaboration to obtain grants, …

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How to look for a dream job in industry... when nobody is hiring

How to look for a dream job in industry… when nobody is hiring

Here at Smart Tribe, we are helping researchers transition from the academia to industry. We encourage PhD holders to find their dream jobs and work for companies they admire and wish to be involved with in devising solutions to their problems.  It is a big deal and a tremendous change for many academics who might …

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How much should scientists charge companies

How much should scientists charge companies for their expertise and other tips on how to work with industry

Academics working as freelance consultants or providing ad hoc expert hours to companies is not a new idea. Yet, we found that many researchers face challenges working with industry. At the same time, the trend to collaborate with corporates is growing: it provides researchers with great flexibility to determine their working hours and allows for …

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