Career Development

Getting Into The Career Zone

The early stage of anyone’s career is an exciting and transitional time because getting in the career zone is new, unknown territory.  It is also a time when recognising your value and the impact  you can make can be a challenge.

This comes even more sharply in to focus with doctoral students.  Despite the value they add to the economy and society, many have the opposite perception; unable to recognise and articulate their value and potential.

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Innovating Your Career

It’s fair to say I have had a varied career path.  From researcher to industrial chemist to business leader to entrepreneurial experimenter and talent developer.  I’m also proud to say that over the years I have helped thousands of people invest in their professional development and career development; many of them doctoral students.

A doctoral graduate myself, I was inspired by these interactions and my own success (and shaky moments!) to create the Innovating Your Career approach; a practical framework for adopting the right attitude and approach to achieving career success.

Doctoral students are taking advantage of the Innovating Your Career approach thanks to my comprehensive range of services.

Innovating Your Career Services

Browse below to explore…

► Online Course
► Kick-start Package
► Mentor Package
► Connect Package

Online Career Course

The Innovating Your Career e-course is available on Udemy.  It is a practical and cross-disciplinary guide to kick-starting your career adventure.  Designed for those considering their first professional role, the e-course goes beyond advice and empowers students to invest in their career development.

Enabling doctoral students to balance direction and independence, it encourages self-reflection, recognition of their skills and concrete target setting for their own career and development. Combining video and downloadable materials with practical activities, it enables researchers to take the first steps on their personal career path.

Enrolling on the course gives students…

  • lifetime access to all course materials
  • 1 hour on-demand video lectures
  • 39 downloadable resources
  • 7 articles
  • multiple practical activities
  • certificate of completion

More About The Course

Career Development Packages

Kick-start Package

This package includes…

“I am not going to undersell my skills and abilities anymore!  A very useful session, thank you”.

Mentor Package

This package includes…

“Elaine is great at challenging you to see situations from several angles and at encouraging you to think of new ideas”.

Connect Package

This packages includes…

  • Access for participants to the Innovating Your Career e-course
  • Networking for Success interactive masterclass
  • Facilitation of an employer engagement networking event

“I’m going to be more confident in presenting myself”  |  “Lots of useful tips and actually doing networking meant I put it into practice”.

Getting in Touch:  I’m always happy to discuss your requirements or explore bespoke options.  Drop me a line and we can get the conversation started.

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