Flexibility is crucial in the current job market. Identifying your marketable skills gives you increased options around when and where you work, and can also provide greater satisfaction. You can even build a small business to supplement your income from part-time employment.
This interactive workshop guides you through the process of thinking more creatively about your career options. We’ll cover:
Why do you need to think creatively?
What would you like to do?
What skills do you have?
How can you acquire more marketable skills?
Are you suited to life as a freelancer?
The session is facilitated by Dr Catherine Pope, who has 20 years’ experience of freelancing as a web developer, writer, and trainer.
By the end of the session, you’ll have:
Learned more about life as a freelancer
identified your marketable skills
considered options for further development
Please note, the exact location of the training will be confirmed in an email to successful applicants.
Terms and conditions
The following groups are eligible to attend the training
CHASE funded and associate PhD students,
Arts and Humanities PhD students at CHASE member institutions,
and students and members of staff at CHASE partner institutions
Arts and Hum PhD students (via the AHRC mailing list)
By registering below you are requesting a place on this training programme or selected sessions that form part of the programme. A member of the CHASE team or the workshop leader will contact you in due course to confirm that a place has been allocated to you.
If you are allocated a place but can no longer attend, please email firstname.lastname@example.org so that your place can be reallocated. CHASE training is free to attend and events are often oversubscribed with a waiting list. Failure to notify us of non-attendance in good time (ideally 5 days prior to the workshop/programme) means your place cannot be reallocated and may result in your access to future CHASE training being restricted.