How to Transition Successfully Beyond Academia: Top Tips from the People Who Hire You

What do recruiters and employers look for in an outstanding applicant?

For many roles employers actively seek PhD-holders for their technical expertise and skills, whilst others may see research career experience as a unique benefit that makes you stand out from the crowd of usual applicants.

This in-person panel session will answer your questions to senior managers and recruiters about what they look for when hiring researchers applying for roles beyond academia, from networking approaches to CVs and interviews.

This event is part of Careers Beyond Academia: Options and Pathways for Researchers, our careers conference for Oxford University research staff and DPhil students, 20-23 March 2023.