Researcher Development

Commercial awareness: tools to prepare for job searching and interviews

Friday 9 March 2018 10:15 - 12:05

Target audience

All doctoral students


Helen Rhodes

About the workshop

This workshop will introduce you to a range of business and market research resources that could really give you the edge in your job applications and interviews. Commercial awareness is key to demonstrating your understanding of a business, its market position, who its competitors are and the factors which contribute to its success. 

Learning outcomes

In this session you will learn:

  • how to find companies by industry and geographic location
  • how to find SWOT and PESTLE analyses
  • how to find competitor information
  • how to find relevant industry, country and market reports

Book a place

Friday 9 March 2018 10:15 - 12:05

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