Love of learning, dedication, hard work. Do these sound familiar? As a researcher it’s highly likely that you can relate to and have plenty of examples of how you can demonstrate all three of them.
In the context of broadening your career horizons, and considering options within and beyond academia you can take your love of learning and have the confidence and enthusiasm to apply that to a variety of contexts.
A growth mindset can help you in the face of a set-back as you know that failure is a part of learning. Failure is viewed not as an indication of personal limitation but part and parcel of ongoing growth. Prosper has engaged with over 100 employers in order to co-create the resources you are using now.
There’s no doubt that certain key competencies are in high demand, but the vast majority of our employer partners have also emphasised the importance of a willingness and ability to learn and an enthusiasm for the organisation’s work when they are seeking to recruit.