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Career Development: How to Win in Job Interviews

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Martin Jones
@Staffordshire University, UK
Martin (Deputy Vice Chancellor and Professor of Human Geography, Staffordshire University) works at Staffordshire University, with responsibility for Research, Academic and Strategic Planning, the Student Experience, and SU Academy Trust. Martin joined the University in May 2017 from the Department of Geography at the University of Sheffield, where he was Director of the White Rose Social Science Doctoral Training Centre and Professor of Urban and Regional Political Economy. Prior to this Martin worked at Aberystwyth University as the Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and Co-Director of the Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data and Methods (WISERD). Martin is an interdisciplinary researcher, working in the broad area of society and space and specifically on the interface between economic and political geography through economic development and governance.
Stefania Fiorentino (Webinar Chair)
@The Bartlett School of Planning, University College London, UK
Stefania Fiorentino has recently joined the University of Cambridge, Land Economy department as senior teaching associate in Planning Growth and Urban Regeneration. Prior to that she has worked at London South Bank University (LSBU) and at University College London (UCL) and taught modules in spatial planning, local economic development and urban regeneration. She currently keeps contributing to the Bartlett School of Planning (UCL) as visiting lecturer. Her research interest focusses on ways to reconcile planning practices and local economic development for more inclusive and resilient regeneration strategies. She holds a PhD in Planning from the Bartlett School of Planning (UCL) where she has investigated the new geography of innovation in Italy, including the underlining socio-economic dynamics and the governance implications of the new workspaces (e.g. co-working spaces, maker spaces, start-up incubators) and entrepreneurial ecosystems.