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Brand Yourself: Tools to position yourself in the job market and in life

Modified: May 11, 2018
May 21, 3 - 5 PM
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Learn how to improve your personal brand and become an effective communicator in this workshop led by Andrew Sykes, Founder & President of Habits at Work and BARTLAB. Learn more about Andrew on his website.

CONTENT OF THE SESSION:

1. The power of story to influence others:

  • Use stories to share your work, results, to influence people and to get support for your ideas

  • Finding a job, getting a job, influencing superiors (especially those with a lifetime of opposing scientific views)

2. Personal branding and storytelling:

  • How to demonstrate credibility, express your ideas passionately and build trust.

3. The art of conversation:

  • Making yourself understood by lay people (and other scientists) in a way that is memorable and moving
  • Getting rid of jargon and adding in meaning
  • Being effective at networking functions with an elevator introduction of what you do, what that means and how you do what you do. 

Each part will consist of a lecture, followed by an activity to practice the content of the lecture 

HOSTED BY:

The Northwestern University Postdoctoral Forum (NUPF) and the Chicago Graduate Student Association (CGSA). This event is supported in part by The Graduate School Professional Development Grant.

Professional Development, Postdoc News