Working in industry is very exciting.
It's an awesome career choice for a scientist
But scientists find it challenging to get started
Finding that first job...
Learning how to be successful in the 'real world'...
I'll teach you how to build an industry career!
Listen to the people I’ve helped…
“David helped me to see which were my mistakes in the resume, and gave me key ideas that I haven’t found anywhere. He is unique and very kind. It’s great to work with him. Thank you very much for your help.”
“David helped me to identify where my strengths were, and how to best communicate and present these values to potential employers. I was able to identify areas in my approach that were hindering me from presenting myself and my skill set as a valuable asset to the workforce.”
“I still remember the impressive speech you gave to us. Sharing your experiences in industry was very encouraging. Thank you for igniting me!”
“Thank you very much for your advice, answers and feedback. I found it extremely valuable, especially because we rarely meet with someone as open and helpful as yourself.”
“The interviews that I got went well mostly because I had Better Stories prepared, as you outlined in your workshop. Thanks for that!”
“Hopefully we will see you at CCNY again. You left a great impression on students, everyone remembers your talk!”
“Thanks again for all your help! I really feel like success in my job search is due to the many things that I learned from you!”
“Architecting your own career can be overwhelming, especially for those of us used to having all the answers. David leverages a long and successful career in various industrial roles, and understands the patterns of thinking that the academically-trained fall into. He addresses them thoughtfully by crafting solutions and guidance from the world of business, sales, and emotional intelligence. This leaves you with the confidence to know you are heading in the right direction.”
I'm Dave Giltner, and I want to help you...
I went right into industry after my PhD in physics.
No postdoc. No help from my advisor.
I had no idea how to get my first job.
I had no idea if I'd enjoy it or deeply regret my decision.
More than 20 years later, and I've loved my career.
How do I get a job with no experience?
Should I do a postdoc?
Why won't industry hire PhDs?
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