Many barriers can prevent you from landing a conservation job – but sometimes the biggest barriers are your own assumptions! Here are the top 10 mistakes people make when applying for conservation jobs, and what to do instead.
Did you know that about 90% of conservation job applications are of ‘poor quality’, and that nearly 85% of conservationists are burnt-out from applying to conservation jobs unsuccessfully? Many barriers can stop you from landing a conservation job – but sometimes the biggest barriers are your own assumptions. Here are the 10 biggest mistakes people
Does it feel like you need to be a superhuman to land a conservation job? If you’re among the 85% of conservation job seekers suffering from application burn-out without seeing results, chances are you’re not using evidence to your advantage. Evidence is the single most powerful tool you can use to land a conservation job, but fewer than 10%
What’s worse than a rejection when applying for a conservation job? Silence. It’s waiting days (or weeks or months) in limbo without knowing… If your application was received? If you were competitive? If small changes could help your chances? One of the biggest challenges conservation job seekers report is lack of response and feedback from
Does this sound familiar? You’re struggling to break into the notoriously competitive conservation sector, yet you can’t get ANY feedback from employers to learn how to improve your job applications? Lack of feedback from conservation employers is one of the biggest challenges and frustrations conservationists face when applying for conservation jobs. “Often I have all
In this episode we’re delving deeper into the world of applying for jobs in the conservation sector. Joining our host Dr Nick Askew is Dr Fernando Mateos-González of Bioblogía – or Nando he’s often known and Dr Stephanie Schuttler from the world of Fancy Scientist. During this second of a new pilot format of the podcast the conservation career super-team talk about their