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by Margarida on Filipa P. Moraes

Filipa helped me getting my new job position, and I couldn't be more grateful to her.We worked together to prepare my job application, but without her inputs, I'm sure I wouldn't have received so many compliments about my motivation letter and how my CV was structured.Afterwards, she helped me to prepare for my job interview and gave me many pieces of advice, and because of that, I felt more prepared and confident.I absolutely recommend her services if you are considering to apply for a new job, PhD, post-doc position... She can give you valuable tips and guidance for positions both in academia and industry.Thank you again, Filipa!

I met Filipa Moraes at Instituto de Medicina Molecular during my PhD studies. She performed an excellent work in mentoring PhD students about different topics. She really supported us, giving valuable advices and encouraging to persue our work, focus on the main goals and never give up. Filipa is an excellent professional and friend!

Falo muitas vezes do Ciência Clara aos meus amigos e colegas cientistas que se deparam com algumas dúvidas na hora de tomar algumas decisões de carreira. É impressionante o número de pessoas que ainda ignora totalmente o conceito de "carreira" e se deixa ficar num trabalho do qual já não gosta. A Filipa pode ajudar-vos!Conheci a Filipa quando ela deu um workshop no Dep de Física da UC, no qual ela brevemente deu a conhecer os seus serviços. O que me cativou mais foi a forma como ela primeiramente mencionou os vários "elefantes na sala" com que nós cientistas nos deparamos quando ponderamos abandonar a vida académica: o que vão pensar de mim? Será que isto quer dizer que tirei o PhD para nada? Quer dizer que sou péssima no que faço? Estas questões e várias outras! Logo ali, vi que a Filipa estava bem a par do cerne da questão.Quando a conheci, já tinha uma ideia do que queria fazer depois do pós-doc e também aí a Filipa foi uma ajuda preciosa, fornecendo-me contactos de colegas seus cuja profissão me interessava - contactar estas pessoas ajudou-me a decidir o que queria e o que não queria, e hoje em dia sinto que estou no caminho certo para construir a minha carreira.Recomendo fortemente o Ciência Clara e continuarei a transmitir a sua palavra!

by Marcelo Augusto on Filipa P. Moraes

Filipa organized a Career Development Program focused on evaluating the strengths, interests and values as a tool for career exploration. I found it very helpful since it gave me knowledge about professional networking and CV writing. I deeply recommend any interested person in working with a pro-active person as FIlipa

I recently attended a course in Scientific Writting given by Filipa and really found it very helpful. It was an excellent program mastered by a very pro-active and highly dinamic trainer. Thanks Filipa!

Filipa organized sessions of Scientific Writing in the company I work with. I enjoyed very much those sessions. They helped me write better and also know where and how to place information to write a scientific publication. She was always very motivated and showed to be available every time we needed help.Even though it was a very intensive course, i liked it very much! Thank you Filipa for your help

Two weeks ago I was selected for a Researcher Development sector job interview.The interview consisted of a short power-point presentation on a pre-defined subject, followed by questions. I asked Filipa for some presentation feedback , and her input was invaluable! Not only she immediately identified the presentation weaknesses, but also suggested solutions on how could I work around to improve it. Her suggestions were spot-on!, and as a result my interview was so much better than it would have been without Filipa’s feedback and advice. Oh, and I got the job as well!:) I would definitely recommend her service to anyone wanting to improve their communication skills, confidence and effectiveness.

by 1st ITQBNova PostDocs Meeting organizers on Filipa P. Moraes

We have organized for the first time, the ITQB NOVA PostDocs Meeting on last December (2016). It was an opportunity for postdoctoral researchers to get together, know each other and learn on their projects and skills in a relaxed and friendly environment.Filipa gave a very good talk in the morning about career development, with useful links, ideas and strategies for personal assessment. She stayed for lunch and she was always available for questions, to give her help and to know better the audience of the workshop. This was also the linking step for the team building activity that she organized in the afternoon. The activity resulted in perfection, since Filipa created a very easy going atmosphere and she was so approachable and encouraging that everybody engaged without any constraint.Overall, we think that she is an outstanding professional and we want for sure to work with her again in the future.

by Margarida on Filipa P. Moraes

Filipa made such a good job with my CV! For the first time, I have a CV that truly highlight both my soft and hard skills, valorize all my work experience, and characterize myself in the most favorable way. The CV that she created is not only her “conception of me” – we kept in touch during the process, so we worked together in order to uncover all my talents and capabilities, which some of them I was not even aware that I had. I’m really impressed with her work and I absolutely recommend her services. Filipa is a very professional and friendly person, gave me valuable advices and I’m looking forward to continuing to work with her.

Science Xplore is a non profit association that engages scientists and artists to promote creative learning for young students (12-16yrs). We organized a week long ART LAB event on the theme "Back to the future" in Viseu, Portugal between Sept 5-10, 2016. Filipa organized team building events on the first day that lasted for 3hrs. Organizing such events for a diverse set of scientists, artists and young students can be very challenging. Filipa was very successful in engaging the participants, making them feel comfortable and in the end enabling them to interact with each other for a successful ART LAB experience. We all were very satisfied with Filipa's engagement during the ART LAB and look forward to working with her in the subsequent ART LAB events.

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