How to translate your skills into language employers can understand

How to translate your skills into language employers can understand

On Saturday 14th May I had the pleasure of giving a talk on ‘How to translate your skills into language employers can understand’, for the 2016 Beyond the Professoriate conference. In my talk I introduced a technique that researchers can use to prepare persuasive content for their résumés and online profiles, which I call the ‘Skill Set Matrix’. Continue reading How to translate your skills into language employers can understand

Join a professional association before leaving academia

Join a professional association before leaving academia

Are you looking for ways to add weight to your résumé when moving outside of academia? Why not give your applications a boost by joining a professional organisation or association in your target field of employment? Membership of one of these organisations can show employers that you’re ‘one of them’, when Continue reading Join a professional association before leaving academia