ChemCareers 2023 Mental Health and Careers: What is burnout? What to do about it and how to avoid it

26 April 2023 12:30-13:30

Brought to you by the Royal Society of Chemistry Careers team, the Global Inclusion team and funded by the Chemists’ Community Fund.

Please note the change of date from 22 February to 26 April due to speaker availability. 

Mental health challenges can impact confidence and your ability to make career decisions, and can make applying for roles more daunting. That’s why we are running a five-part webinar series exploring topics related to mental health, job searching and career management. Our ChemCareers 2023 mental health and careers webinar series is open to and suitable for everyone, whether or not you have a mental health diagnosis, support others, or would like to learn about these topics. It’s your opportunity to discover valuable opinions and practical advice to build your confidence and knowledge around managing your career.

What is burnout? What to do about it and how to avoid it is the final webinar in this series and our panel of experienced speakers and specialists will discuss what burnout is, and exploring our relationships with uncertainty, control and change and how to proactively manage them. They will also share lived experience with burnout and supporting others with burnout. 

Live captions will be available along with BSL interpretation. If you have any questions, feedback, or access needs, then please contact the Careers team using the contact form at the bottom of this page. This webinar is open to everyone and a recording will be available after the live broadcast. 

Laura Woodward Chartered MCIPD, Career and Professional Development Adviser, Royal Society of Chemistry

BSL interpretation: Rachael Dance, Cambridgeshire Deaf Association

Anne Archer MSc PCC, Coach and Mental Health First Aid Instructor, Suicide First Aid Trainer

Dr Kay Guccione PFHEA, Head of Research Culture & Researcher Development, University of Glasgow

Dr Payal Joshi, Director (Operations) and Head (Method Development) at Shefali Research Laboratories, India

Ambrose Daly, Chemists’ Community Fund, Royal Society of Chemistry  

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