Squiggly Careers: navigating the roads less travelled
Join Dr. Sheen Gurrib for an enlightening online session, designed for DPhil students, research staff, and those interested in embracing the concept of squiggly careers!
A squiggly career is a career that isn’t defined by climbing a ladder but is fluid and can take many different paths. With Dr Sheen Gurrib, we explore how to embrace the new and exciting career paths that will characterize the future of work.In today’s rapidly evolving world, the concept of a linear career path has become increasingly outdated. Instead, a new paradigm has emerged: the squiggly career.

The aim of this session is to inspire you to embrace the fluidity of career trajectories, encouraging you to carve your own unique path towards personal and professional fulfillment.

Sheen’s story serves as a testament to the possibilities that lie beyond the confines of a traditional career trajectory. Her personal journey is a testament to the power of embracing uncertainty, adapting to change, and seizing opportunities that arise along the way.

We will delve into the key principles and strategies that can empower you to thrive in a squiggly career. She will share invaluable insights gleaned from her own experiences, shedding light on the challenges she encountered, the pivotal decisions she made, and the transformative lessons she learned.

Date: 6 December 2023, 12:00 (Wednesday, 9th week, Michaelmas 2023)
Venue: Venue to be announced
Speakers: Speaker to be announced
Organising department: Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences (MPLS)
Organiser contact email address: mpls.enterprise@mpls.ox.ac.uk
Booking required?: Required
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Booking email: mpls.enterprise@mpls.ox.ac.uk
Audience: Members of the University only
Editors: Sophie Campbell, Karen Brayshaw