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August 2021

Writing Your Thesis in 15 Weeks

August 30 @ 14:00 - 15:00 AEST
Zoom (video conference) Victoria Australia
$550

A 15-week program aimed at: Setting you up for writing success (think grants and journal articles, not just your thesis) Knowing why you do (or don’t like to write) Doing something about your writing “issues” Progress tracking Content review The intensive will give you: someone to keep you on track a kick up the arse if/when you fall behind peers to share the process and experience with A real (or virtual) celebratory drink You’ll have a group to work with,…

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August Monthly Meeting – 12 Months Group Coaching

August 30 @ 15:30 - 16:30 AEST
$1320

Elite, professional and semi-professional athletes have coaches. So why not elite, professional and semi-professional thinkers!? This is what the 12 month group coaching is all about. Helping academics (elite, professional and semi-professional thinkers) improve their academic game. What’s involved? Group work 12 months with between 10 and 20 people. Everyone has their own goals. We meet monthly on the last Monday of each month from 1530 to 1630 as a group via Zoom. Each month we discuss your goals and progress…

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September 2021

Career Planning Strategies

September 1 @ 12:30 - 13:15 AEST
Zoom (video conference) Victoria Australia

So much of our lives are planned. School. University. Further study. Marriage. Birth. Heck, even death and funerals are planned. But how many of you plan your career? How many of you have an idea of what you want to be in your career in 5 or 10 years? In this FREE on-line workshop I’ll guide you through three different approaches to help plan your career. And they’re useful regardless of your desire to do more study; stay in academia;…

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Using MS Word to write your thesis, journal articles and other long documents – 1/2 Day Workshop

September 8 @ 09:00 - 13:00 AEST
Zoom (video conference) Victoria Australia

What to expect 4 hours a group of up to 20 people. Wednesday 8 Sep from 9 am to 1 pm (Melb, Aus Time) (check my timezone) Via zoom, which allows recording and play back later for those who register in advance. Support using key functions of MS Word on PC and Mac. Styles Templates Captions Cross References Pagination Layouts Screen Readers Typography Inserting PDFs, figures, images, tables Template documents to help set you up for success Investment 4 hours for…

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CV and LinkedIn Training for EMCRs – Monash University FMNHS

September 14 @ 13:00 - 17:00 AEST
Zoom (video conference) Victoria Australia

Successful careers require a sold resume, CV and (in this day of online everything) social media. Although there are different social media for different purposes, LinkedIn is universally used for job search and job placement. In this workshop Dr Richard Huysmans will go through: 1300 - CVs - what they are; how and when to keep them up-to-date 1330 - Resumes - why they are more important than CVs; how to use them; what hiring managers are looking for 1400…

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Writing Your Resume – Sep 2021

September 15 @ 12:30 - 13:15 AEST
Zoom (video conference) Victoria Australia

No matter what you want to do or become, you’ll need to write a resume. Versions will end up in grants. Versions will end up on websites. Versions will be submitted to promotion panels. Versions will be sent to prospective employers. In this FREE online workshop, I’ll help you work out what should be include and what should be avoided. I’ll also talk about strategies that can help you write a better, more accurate and comprehensive resume – EVERY TIME.…

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September Monthly Meeting – 12 Months Group Coaching

September 27 @ 15:30 - 16:30 AEST
$1320

Elite, professional and semi-professional athletes have coaches. So why not elite, professional and semi-professional thinkers!? This is what the 12 month group coaching is all about. Helping academics (elite, professional and semi-professional thinkers) improve their academic game. What’s involved? Group work 12 months with between 10 and 20 people. Everyone has their own goals. We meet monthly on the last Monday of each month from 1530 to 1630 as a group via Zoom. Each month we discuss your goals and progress…

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Looking for Work

September 29 @ 12:30 - 13:15 AEST
Zoom (video conference) Victoria Australia

Looking for work is one of the hardest career activities you will do. Despite the so-called resilience of researchers and being used to grant or journal rejections – the job-hunting process can take things to the next level. In this workshop I’ll go through some key aspects when looking for work. I’ll cover a process you can follow. I’ll also talk about some things within the process that might be new or news to you. As always, attendance is FREE,…

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October 2021

Resumes, CVs, Interviews: Job Hunting for PhD Graduates – 1/2 Day Workshop

October 6 @ 09:00 - 13:00 AEDT
$99

What to expect 4 hours a group of up to 20 people. Wednesday 6 Oct from 9 am to 1 pm (Melb, Aus Time) (check my timezone) Via zoom, which allows recording and play back later for those who register in advance. Advice on different job search strategies Writing your Resume Maintaining your CV Cover letters Interviews Networking Using social media to help find work Positioning yourself finding work, without saying "I'm looking for work" Direct feedback on your job…

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Taking Time Off

October 13 @ 12:30 - 13:15 AEDT
Zoom (video conference) Victoria Australia

It can be hard to take time off. But it is essential for our physical and mental wellbeing. To make matters worse, our role models – aka supervisors and bosses – can appear like they don’t need, nor take annual leave. EVER! In this workshop, I’ll talk about the value of taking time off, setting a good out-of-office message and avoiding the humps of work that arise before you leave and when you return. As always, attendance is FREE, but…

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