How to sell yourself?

 

By: Esmé Terryn

 

After obtaining your PhD, you are ready for the next phase of your career. First step however is to search for a fitting job. Sending out resumes, going on interviews and eventually get a job, everyone knows how difficult and at some times even frustrating, this process can be. During  our  workshop  we  would  like  to  discuss  several  topics  that  may increase your chances during the application process:  ­

 

  • How to translate your specific experience as a PhD student to other functions

  • ­ The importance of preparation

  • ­ How  to  handle  the  job  interview  and  your  relationship  with  the recruiter

  • ­ How to respond to  difficult questions

  • ­ Dealing with negative feedback