Knowing how to showcase your
research effectively in a CV and how to produce a persuasive and effective job
application are valuable skills as you move forward in your academic career.
In this online session we will
explore how to:
academic job descriptions and person specifications
you meet the necessary competencies
Organise your CV
and application in an effective way.
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Researchers Masterclass: Launching and maintaining a portfolio career
What even is a ‘portfolio career’? In this webinar we will be looking at what it involves to become an independent professional or freelancer; why once you work for yourself, you’re running a business; building your own career ladder; the basics of a trading structure; income streams, strands and cashflow; getting organised.
Researcher Masterclass: Balancing your professional and research identities Are you juggling professional work and research? This webinar will explore how to balance your different work identities including: explaining your research to colleagues, identifying and articulating your transferable skills, using ideas and inspiration from work in your research and vice versa, and effective networking.
Researchers Masterclass: Making the Most of Links with Cultural Organisations How do you develop and maintain your links with cultural organisations?
As researchers, artists and practitioners it's likely that you've worked
with a range of cultural organisations during your career so far, and
may well be currently forging new relationships too. This webinar will
explore ways in which you can make the most of these connections
What is confidence? Everyone experiences self-doubt
and faces obstacles in achieving their goals, no matter how clear these
are. Psychologists believe that there are two core aspects of
confidence; self-confidence (or self-efficacy) and self-esteem. We will
be looking at the difference between these two facets and then explore
how you can use that knowledge to build both. This will help you
approach your PhD, future career or any other important purpose with
greater faith in your abilities. We will also touch on aspects of using a
development plan and gaining feedback from others e.g. mentors in order
to increase your self-confidence and purposefully stretch into your
‘learning zone’ on a regular basis.
has over 400 million users and 94% of recruiters use it to search, contact, vet
and hire candidates. The link to your LinkedIn profile also shows up in the top
three results when someone does a Google search for your name. You can use
various strategies such as networking, job searching, keeping up with your
professional field, and building and maintaining your online presence to
leverage LinkedIn to manage your career. The focus is always on building
quality and meaningful relationships.