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jobs.ac.uk organised a live video Q&A on the subject of 'How to secure a job after your PhD'. Our panel of experts answered questions from our audience covering

  • Tips for understanding what employers are looking for
  • How to identify transferable skills from your PhD
  • How you can develop your skills and gain experience for an academic career
  • How to sell skills in an interview
  • What non-academic options might be open to you

 

Our Google+ Hangout on Air was hosted by Aimee Bateman, founder of Careercake.com. Aimee is a successful speaker, business ambassador and recognised employment expert. 

The panel of experts included Dr Chris Humphrey, founder of Jobs on Toast, a blog dedicated to helping masters, PhD and post-docs students find fulfilling careers outside of academia.  Clare Jones, a senior careers advisor from Nottingham University and Dr Ioanna Iordanou, a PhD development co-coordinator from Warwick Business School and last but not least Dr Nadine Muller a Lecturer from Liverpool John Moores University.

 

If you haven't got time to watch the video, you can read a summary of the event here.


For shorter videos answering individual questions, please see our YouTube videos below:

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How to improve your employability for industry sectors after your PhD

How do you convince non-academic employers that you are not overqualified?

How to stay positive and motivated during your job search

Should I leave my PhD off my CV when applying for non-academic jobs?

Publications Vs Teaching Experience - which is more important for securing a lecturing post?

I need to pay the bills! Do I get a temp job after my PhD?

How do I balance studying with job hunting?

5 Top Tips for PhD Jobseekers

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