Transferable Skills

Empathy as a Senior Project Manager in Academia

How do you apply this transferable skill in your position?

I collaborate with a lot of people in my work, and it's important to be understanding and connected. Sometimes people have things going on in their lives that makes meeting deadlines difficult, and findings ways to move forward as a team and support those who are unable to focus on the project at the moment is an important aspect of my position.


Empathy as a Sr Scientist/CRO Coordinator in Academia

How do you apply this transferable skill in your position?

In teaching, advising, and mentoring students from diverse identities and backgrounds, it's essential to be empathetic and listen to their unique needs. That is the only way to best serve the students. The same is true in working with colleagues and employers from unique and varied backgrounds and identities. Start first with being a good human.


Empathy as an Assistant Dean in Academia

How do you apply this transferable skill in your position?

The professional indicated this transferable skill is important in their position, but did not provide specific examples.


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