Project Management for Researchers – 1/2 Day Workshop

What to expect 4 hours a group of up to 20 people. Wednesday 1 Dec 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. Direct review of your project planning strategies and approaches Confidential discussion of project ideas […]

Grant, Tender and Proposal Writing – 1/2 Day Workshop

What to expect 4 hours a group of up to 20 people. Wednesday 3 Nov 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. Direct review of your grant, tender or proposal Confidential discussion of your funding ideas […]

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

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 […]

CV and LinkedIn Training for EMCRs – Monash University FMNHS

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 […]

How I Apply the Run-Walk-Run Strategy to Work

There are lots of things we can learn from other people and other disciplines and sectors. Me, I’ve taken the run-walk-run strategy and applied it to work. Yep – that’s the pomodoro technique. Followed the timer STRICTLY. I learnt: The app matters. My endurance increased. My satisfaction increased. Stop-start was initially difficult but now easy. […]

How I Apply the Run-Walk-Run Strategy to Work

There are lots of things we can learn from other people and other disciplines and sectors. Me, I’ve taken the run-walk-run strategy and applied it to work. Yep – that’s the pomodoro technique. Followed the timer STRICTLY. I learnt: The app matters. My endurance increased. My satisfaction increased. Stop-start was initially difficult but now easy. […]

Six Tips to Become a Better PhD Supervisor

Six tips to being a better PhD supervisor:  1. Do the training.  2. Know your students.  3. Respect their time.  4. Refer to others.  5. Model good behaviour.  6. Make progress visible. Transcript: There’s been a lot of talk, and a lot of information lately about how to be a better student but I don’t […]

Positioning Yourself as An Expert

Without doubt, academic researchers are experts in their field. But, in so many cases non-academics are selected as experts. Experts when it comes to talking to the media. Experts when it comes to acting on panels. Experts when it comes to consulting. So, if you’re interested in being positioned as an expert – how do […]