Career Management and Employability

Identify your path to a rewarding career in research. In this workshop we reflect on the professional future of the research profession. The participants will learn different techniques and approaches that will help them to clarify how to design their career plan.

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Description

Identify your path to a rewarding career in research

Every researcher at some point in their career considers what will be the best option for their future. However, in most cases they do not have a clear roadmap with the steps to follow, nor enough criteria that should guide their path. This sometimes leads to demotivation, failure to achieve results and even, worst case scenario, to abandon research altogether. 

In this workshop we reflect on the professional future of the research profession. The participants will learn different techniques and approaches that will help them to clarify how to design their career plan. The course methodology is based on the DOTS approach (Self-awareness, Opportunity awareness, Decision learning, and Transition learning).

Course Outcomes
  • Understand the importance of career planning to achieve the expected results.
  • Get to know themselves better by reflecting on key aspects such as personal mission, vision and values.
  • Be aware of their strengths and weaknesses.
  • Know how to identify opportunities and threats to the research career.
  • Know the mechanisms to identify the available options.
  • Reflect on the criteria for decision making.
  • Design an action plan.

About the Facilitators

Dr. Susana de Juana is an assistant lecturer at the Department of Business Organization at the University of Alicante, Spain, and a member of the SIRHO research group. She earned her Ph.D. in business management in 2005. She has taught courses on IT/IS management, HRM, e-government and e-business. Her research topics include e-government, HRM, and online learning. She has published papers in various conferences and journals both nationally and internationally and is a member of numerous scientific and editorial boards. Susana has participated in several research projects and has also worked as a consultant.

Dr. Vicente Sabater has a Ph.D. in economics and is an associate professor in management at the University of Alicante (UA). He is a member of the Tourism Research Institute at the University of Alicante. Vicente held the position of deputy head of the Department of Business Administration and is the director of the UA’s MBA Program. At the moment, Vicente is a module leader in different post graduate courses and is teaching in the area of Human Resources in several of them. He also participates in the Research Group Information Systems and Human Resources in Organisations (SIRHO) and in the Research Group for Tourism Planning.

Additional information

Cancellation Policy

SciLink Foundation is looking forward to your attendance. We keep our classes to a limited size to maximise your learning potential. However, we also recognise that outside factors can affect your ability to participate in our courses.

To cancel your booking, our cancellation policy is outlined as follows:
– Cancellation within 14 days of registration – Full refund minus the booking fee
– Cancellation after 14 days of course commencement – No refund available

To cancel your booking, please contact our office via email at info@scilink.eu. SciLink Foundation reserves the right to cancel courses based on minimum attendance requirements, or other unforeseen reasons (e.g. sickness of the instructor). In the unlikely event that we need to cancel an event, we will make every effort to support participants with information prior to the course commencement. Participants will have the choice between credit towards the next available course, or a full refund minus booking fees. SciLink Foundation accepts no liability for costs incurred, including but not limited to, accommodation expenses, travel expenses and travel insurances.

Event Details

Start time: 09:00 CEST

End time: 17:00 CEST

Venue: Online - Zoom

Email: info@scilink.eu