How to Articulate the Value and Skills You Bring to Non-Academic Employers - Transferable Skill Training

Career Center Workshop

  • Date: Apr 28, 2022
  • Time: 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
  • Speaker: Tina Persson
  • Ph.D. Tina Persson is a leadership, career, and certified ICF PCC Coach, Assessments Specialist with an equal blend of the recruitment and talent management business managing everything from budget constraints and managing enrollments, to developing new strategies and overcoming resistance to change. They’re unique issues that require unique solutions.
  • Location: Zoom
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  • Host: Career Center
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While academic employers are looking for qualifications and experiences related to teaching, research, and publishing grants and awards, non-academic employers are looking for a combination of abilities, skills, knowledge, and culture fit for the organization.

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Most likely, you have come across terms such as values and
transferable skills but not knowing what they are and how to
articulate them. In this mini-workshop, you will learn about
attractive transferable skills non-academic employers value and
are interested in. You will also learn how you apply your
transferable skills, thus what job area you most likely will find
attractive and interesting.

Key takeaways:
✓ Learn what transferable skills are and why they are so
✓ How to use transferable skills to explain what you want
✓ Learn to connect your transferable skills to your drives &

Schedule (2.0-hours format)
• Opening (Setting the scene)
• Sharing of hand-out as Google document in the chat
• Workshop with 2-3 break-out rooms
• QA Session (15 min)
• Closing

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