[Resume Workshop] Crafting an effective Resume
Are you considering to apply for a non-academic position using your current CV? Please don’t, because submitting a long, convoluted academic CV will likely diminish your chances of passing through the very first HR screening. Fortunately, there are a few proven strategies to convert your CV into a simple targeted document, aka Resume, that would help a hiring manager to see your skills, values, and fit clearly. Join us for the “Crafting an effective Resume” workshop to discover how you can utilize these strategies to make your application more focused, tailored, and relevant.
By the end of the workshop, the participants will be able to:
- Understand the best practices of resume writing
- Optimize their application to demonstrate a good fit for a specific position
- Learn how to convert an academic CV into an effective Resume
Dr. Irina Filonova is the founder of "the phd whisperer", evidence-based coaching and training company for PhDs within and outside academia. As a coach, Irina helps PhDs to create professional lives in alignment with their values, skills, and interests. Her daily interactions are never boring as she gets to work with an incredibly diverse international population and faces the peculiar challenges of cross-cultural communication. Previously, Irina worked as an academic developer at Faculty Affairs Office, OIST, Japan. While at OIST, Irina helped STEM researchers from over 40 countries to find academic and non-academic jobs across the globe.
Dr. Filonova has a non-conventional professional background. Born in Russian, she studied literature and linguistic until she moved to the US in search of her true self. While the search wasn’t initially fruitful, it brought her to Florida, where she decided to pick up her education and completed a B.S. in Biology and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences (Neuroscience) from the Medical School, University of South Florida. After a 3-year postdoc at UT Southwestern, Dallas, Texas, she moved to OIST, where she spent 4 years creating professional and career development programs and career coaching PhDs. Currently, Irina enjoys running her own business and blogging about a variety of topics. Linkedin profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/irinafilonova/
• The workshop will be held online and the link will be sent 27th morning.
*The signup link will be opened by January 24th 17:00
*The number of participants will be limited to 20 people.