Push Your Career into Industry - Job Interviews and Salaries

A workshop offered by the Bonn Graduate Center

In this workshop you will get general information about your preparation for job interviews, including suitable clothing, time of arrival and research of company information. We will also discuss content and rules for your self-introduction. You learn more about the classical interview structure and receive advice for other types of selection processes such as online or telephone interviews.

Online-Workshop

Wednesday, February 23, 2022
9:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Thursday, March 3, 2022
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Trainer

Heide Störr

Language

English

Location

Online

Target Group

Doctoral students from all subject areas

Track(s)

Business and Organization

Certificate

13 units are applicable within the "Doctorate plus" certificate

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Course Content

  • Preparation and phases of interviews
  • Salary negotiation strategies
  • Answering trick questions
  • Determination of salaries
  • Self-presentation practice in small groups

Course Description

Leaving academia and looking for a job in industry is an important and sometimes difficult step. Understanding the application rules and the expectations of the company enables you to go through a quick and successful job-search process outside academia.

In this online seminar you will get general information about your preparation for job interviews, including suitable clothing, time of arrival and research of company information. We will also discuss content and rules for your self-introduction. You learn more about the classical interview structure and receive advice for other types of selection processes such as online or telephone interviews. Furthermore, you receive tips for the salary negotiation phase, typical mistakes and alternative options to substitute a lower payment. Finally, you get to know typical questions a recruiter will ask you and ways of answering them while avoiding common mistakes.

Furthermore you will get to find out everything about salaries. You will see typical salaries for job starters and criteria which can influence the salary. We will have look on average income of men and women and explore the reasons for the differences. Subsequently, we will practice a salary calculation method you can use to determine a salary for a specific position. At the end various research options are introduced which you can use to find out more about a company internal salary structure.

If you are interested in this workshop, the following complementing offers might also suit you:

Contact

Bonn Graduate Center

Contact

+49 228 73-60141

graduiertenzentrum@uni-bonn.de

Address

Alte Sternwarte
Poppelsdorfer Allee 47
53115 Bonn

Also see

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