Mistakes PhDs make when translating their academic skills into industry
Thursday, September 16 | 10 am | Career Development
The job search process is persuasive communication: you want to convince a hiring manager that you’re the right fit for the job! To do this, you need to provide evidence to the employer that they’ll find convincing, and present that information in a way that will make sense to them.
If you’re struggling in your job search, chances are you’re not making that connection for the employer. Join L. Maren Wood, PhD (Founder of Beyond the Professoriate) to learn how you can be a stronger job search candidate.
After attending this webinar you’ll be able to:
- Recognize the challenges PhDs have when communicating their skills to employers.
- Describe the importance of translating academic skills into the language of employers.
- Apply strategies to effectively communicate value and skills to employers.