10th Annual Online Career Conference Replays

May 11th through June 15th

Conference Day 1 – What Employers Actually Value About Your Degree

Video Chapters

  • [08:43]: What Employers Actually Value
  • [14:41]: Skills That Matter to Employers
  • [17:55]: The #1  Mistakes We See PhDs Make
  • [25:35]: How to Talk About Your Skills
  • [37:13]: Next Steps: Translate Your Skills
  • [39:29]: The Stages of PhD Career Transition

Conference Day 2 – How to Write a Resume

Video Chapters

  • [02:38]: Overview of Topics Discussed
  • [03:27]: The Differences Between a CV and a Resume
  • [08:39]: The Sections of a Resume
  • [19:28]: Resume Writing Tips
  • [31:17]: Q&A

Conference Day 3 – How to Network When You Don’t Have a Network

Video Chapters

  • [03:36]: Why You Need to Network
  • [08:16]: What Networking Is
  • [14:16]: Networking at the 4 Stages of Career Transition
  • [17:56]: Who to Network With
  • [30:21]: Sample Connection & Interview Request
  • [33:19]: Sample Informational Interview Questions

Conference Day 4 – Using LinkedIn in Your Job Search

Video Chapters

  • [02:16]: Overview of This Presentation
  • [03:03]: LinkedIn’s Importance to PhD Career Transition
  • [06:50]: How Your LinkedIn Profile Will Change Over Time
  • [13:19]: How to Write An Effective LinkedIn Profile
  • [25:28]: Tips for Using LinkedIn In Your Job Search
  • [36:27]: Q&A

Conference Day 5 – How to Find Jobs During Times of Mass Layoffs/Recessions

Video Chapters

  • [03:31]: How to Make Strategic Decisions
  • [10:10]: Declining and Growing Industries
  • [18:53]: How to Identify Stable Career Fields
  • [25:51]: Tips for Job Seeking PhDs and Postdocs
  • [30:56]: Why Values Matter and Some Examples of Values
  • [36:45]: How to Determine Company Culture

Advice for Finding a Job as a Humanities PhD

Advice for Finding a Job as a Social Science PhD

Advice for Finding a Job as a Biological Science PhD

Advice for Finding a Job as a STEM PhD

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