When stress becomes excessive, it can significantly disrupt work performance. Learning to cope with stress successfully is crucial for career progression and life satisfaction.
Adding research funding from the private sector is a lucrative option many researchers do not pursue. One of the biggest reasons this option is overlooked is a lack of understanding of how companies function and how an academic researcher might bridge cultural differences to make valuable connections.
Negotiations are a crucial success factor for all types of careers, no matter if we negotiate about salary, contracts, working conditions or when trying to solve a conflict. Some people are afraid of negotiations or dislike them for fear of having to be sleazy in order to ‘win’.
Every week has 7 days, 168 hours or 10080 minutes…. a lot of time to do a lot of things! Still, many of us suffer from the feeling of always having too little of it. You might not give it enough thought on how to distribute it between your career, family, friends and hobbies.
Leadership has changed- in parallel with our work environments. Flatter hierarchies, project work in a matrix structure and more rapid changes in assignments, locations and colleagues are but some of the new challenges we all face.
This workshop aims to show you all the tools you need to start your own academic research group.
The workshop is highly interactive, mostly based on discussions and interactive exercises. We aim to bring together the skills and experiences the trainers have gathered in academic and industrial settings.
Most hiring processes are hotbeds of biases. Very often, we try to hire clones of ourselves, either deliberately or subconsciously. This in turn, destroys any notion of wanting to hire ‘the best’.
When selecting staff, we want to hire only the best, but we´re hampered by our own biases in this process. How can we de-bias our workplace?
Hiring staff is one of the most crucial processes in scientists´ careers, yet we´re often remarkably ‘un-scientific’ when it comes to conducting them.