10.00AM - 11.30AM
Tuesday 20 March 2018

Innovating Your Career

In an economy where markets and technology are constantly changing, opportunities to build a successful, varied career are available for those willing to invest time, be creative and take a proactive approach.But what are employers, academic and industrial, looking for?  How do you identify these opportunities and make informed choices? How do you present and promote yourself effectively?

09LB05 (RDP Training Room0
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Innovating Your Career is an interactive 90-minutes session designed to help researchers, PGRs and ECRs, at any career stage to take a more innovative approach to investing in their career.

Created and delivered by Dr Elaine Hickmott; the session is inspired by her personal career experiences as a researcher, industrial chemist, business leader and entrepreneurial experimenter.

By the end of the session you will...

  • Appreciate why being a researcher is a springboard for career success

And have:

  • A renewed view of your value, skills and career options

  • Fresh perspectives on the world of work, business and research

  • Practical tools to assist with evolving career paths

  • The ability to explore and create broader-reaching opportunities

At the session you will:

  • Gain insights into employability and employer needs

  • Access a creative approach to career aspirations

  • Learn tools and tips on understanding and communicating your value

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