Postdocs should bear one thing in mind above all else: a strategy to withdraw from academia is highly advisable, for secure positions are rare.
Postdocs need to be highly skilled, ambitious, and flexible. In return, they are frequently offered little more than autonomy in their work.
Universities and research institutions have strict requirements and high expectations for postdoc applications. How to make a good impression.
Although there are positive signs of change, working conditions for postdocs in Germany remain difficult. Andreas Keller, director of the GEW explains exactly where the problems lie and what changes still need to be made.
Software developers work in almost all industries. Modern information technology is used everywhere from business and administration to social and artistic fields. Due to the wide range of applications, software developers are in demand and are well paid.
It comes as no surprise: Engineers in Germany have good salaries. But what exactly does that mean, and what are the main factors which influence an engineer's salary? academics.com reports on the current findings and facts.
The profession "social work" is very popular in Germany. The variety of jobs in this area and prospects for quick career entry speak for themselves – but what about the salaries of social education workers and social workers?