Beyond the Professoriate Online Conference

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Four Key Considerations for Self Employment or Small Business


Masters and Ph.D. students need career options beyond academia, but concrete information and support can be hard to come by. The online conference Beyond the Professoriate offers a unique opportunity to learn from people who have created or found satisfying jobs that use their academic training in unconventional ways. 

Affordable and accessible, this two-day conference brings together experts who will share experience and valuable tips on job searches, business creation, and more. 

I would love to have you join me for a session called “The Business End: Small Business Basics for Academic Professionals” on May 14.

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Receive 10% off at registration using this coupon.

Professional Development Day Saturday, 14 May 2016

11:00am-12:00pm EDT: Hiring From the Employer’s Perspective
Catherine Maybrey, PhD Graduate Career Strategist, School of Graduate
Studies, McMaster University; Owner, CM Coaching Services

12:15pm-1:15pm EDT: How to Translate Your Skills into Language
Employers Understand

Chris Humphrey, PhD Project Manager, Triodos Bank; Founder, Jobs on Toast
1:30pm-2:30pm EDT: Mastering the Art of the Persuasive Resume
Melissa Dalgleish, MA, OCT Program Coordinator, Research Training
Centre, The Hospital for Sick Children; Consultant and Writer

2:45pm-3:45pm EDT: 5 Things Every PhD Should Know When Conducting a
Job Search on LinkedIn

Heidi Scott Giusto, PhD Owner and Operator, Career Path Writing Solutions, LLC
4:00pm-5:00pm EDT: How to Build a Robust Professional Network from the Ground Up
Michelle Erickson, PhD Founder, PhDs At Work; Strategic Communications
Consultant, Erickson Strategies

5:15pm-6:15pm EDT: The Business End: Small Business Basics for
Academic Professionals

Daveena Tauber, PhD Owner, ScholarStudio

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