This is your one-stop shop for all the recordings and resources from our 5-part webinar series – Making Career Moves!
In recent years, there has been growing awareness around the diverse opportunities for those working within the health and medical research ecosystem. However, navigating transitions into new roles and organisations is still a tricky – and, at times, nerve-wracking – process.
We hope this series has left you feeling empowered to make your next career move, whether that be in your current role or a seeking out a new one!
This page is only available to those who registered for the series.
Review and refresh your values and strengths
Thursday 13 October, 12 – 1.15pm
Career Transition and Leadership Coach Leesa Tongoulidis will take you through a values and strengths framework to re-assess what is important to you personally and professionally as well as the types of work you enjoy to help inform your next career move.
We have listed some of the resources that Leesa referenced in her presentation if you would like to delve deeper into any of the concepts:
- Keep the motivation going with our very own Spotify playlist (it’s awesome!)
- Gain understanding of your strengths with the VIA Character Strengths Survey
- Identify your transferable skills at My Future
- Craft your Personal Vision Statement with this template (examples included!)
Leesa has also offered to chat to anyone who would like further support after this series. You can get in touch via her website and please mention FW for a special discount if you end up wanting to utilise any of her services.
Leveraging your inner confidence to achieve what you want
Wednesday 19 October, 12 – 1.15pm
Co-Author of Core Confidence and Career Coach Fiona Pearman will unpack the underlying systemic and structural drivers that have led to many women identifying a lack of self-belief and / or confidence as a major barrier to career progression. Here’s the truth, there is nothing wrong with you. Fiona will share stories, practical tools and insights that will equip you to have the inner confidence to meet any challenge and to seize opportunities as they arise.
We have listed some of the resources that Fiona referenced at the end of her presentation if you would like further support:
Communicating your value proposition
Wednesday 26 October, 12 – 1.15pm
A challenge often felt by those with technical expertise whether it be clinical, academic or technology, is communicating their transferrable skills, personal attributes and overall value that they bring to a role and company. Career Transition and Executive Coach Vanessa Venning will help you create your value proposition statement which can be used on Linked In, in networking, job applications, or in interviews, so future employers are clear on who you are and what value you bring!
Wednesday 2 November, 12 – 1.15pm
Whether it be the details of the role, associated benefits or your salary package, negotiating is a critical element of securing a new role. In this session, Negotiation Expert and Academic Noa Sheer will take you through the theory of effective negotiating and provide practical skills to help get the outcome you want when going for a new role.
Here are a few of the resources mentioned during the session:
- A test to determine your Locus of Control
- The ‘We Can Do Hard Things’ podcast episode on setting and holding boundaries – and the Book of Boundaries mentioned in that episode
Employers speak up
Wednesday 9 November, 12 – 1.15pm
The webinar series culminates in an interactive panel discussion with representatives who employ women trained in healthcare and health and medical research across a range of roles. They will reflect on modern practices for recruitment, what they look for in candidates, the value of hiring academic and technically trained individuals and common mistakes made by people when making a career move.
You can read full bios for our panelists here.
🌟 Erin Bowan, National Manager Health, Research and Innovation, Heart Foundation – a not-for-profit working to improve heart disease prevention, detection, and support for all Australians
🌟 Dr Quin Buchlak, Director Clinical Research, Harrison.Ai – a healthcare technology company combining human intelligence with artificial intelligence
🌟 Dr Rosalind De Sailly, Director and Founder, De Sailly Consulting – a leadership search firm experienced in higher education, research and NGO sectors
LinkedIn: Rosalind De Sailly
🌟 Alida Rossi, Winning With Data & Omnichannel Lead, Intercontinental, AbbVie – a research-driven biopharmaceutical company
🌟 Dr Masha Somi, CEO, Health and Medical Research Office, Department of Health and Aged Care – a Government office that advises the Minister on MRFF policy matters and is responsible for the overall administration of the MRFF