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Careers: Networking and job hunting strategies for researchers

We will look at different job hunting strategies, including the range of sources of advertised job opportunities and focus on proactive techniques such as how to effectively build your network, informational interviewing and speculative approaches. 

Aimed at

ALL researchers - doctoral and postdoctoral researchers

Presented by

Dr Louise Bamford, Careers Consultant (Researchers), Brunel Graduate School and Professional Development Centre

Key learning outcomes

By the end of this workshop participants will:

  • Understand the key elements of successful job seeking strategies
  • Learn more about the range of sources of advertised and 'hidden' jobs
  • Consider how to use networking and speculative applications to make their job search more effective
  • Reflect upon their career next steps

Specific skills focused on in this session

Networking and job hunting skills

Health and Safety and general notice

Session will be delivered online by Zoom. Please make sure you sign into Zoom via your Brunel ID.

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Brunel 3D Development Tool

Develops the following:

Skills needed to develop your research and career

Researcher Development Framework (RDF) Competencies

Develops skills relevant to the following domains of the RDF:

This workshop is provided by

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