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While a resume demonstrates your qualifications, a cover letter helps you demonstrate your “fit” with an institution. Start by researching your potential employer including a review of their mission statement.
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The next time you receive feedback in the workplace consider this: To compete against the most educated and experienced professionals in higher ed, jobseekers need to have soft skills (and the references to back them up).
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If you are applying for a job with a college or university, you might be hearing a lot about the curriculum vitae (CV). Most faculty positions at these institutions require a CV. If you are applying for staff positions, you will likely be asked to submit
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Balancing work, family, and self-care is physically and emotionally challenging. Involving others in overseeing care needs can help alleviate stress.
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As a calling card to beginning or advancing your career, your resume should reflect your personality and qualifications while fulfilling your potential employer's expectations.
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Whether you are a candidate for a staff or faculty position, if your are qualified, the position you seek is essentially yours to lose. The following interview techniques and tips can help you move from candidate to employee.
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Successfully incorporating different perspectives into your workflow is essential in today’s higher education workplace. Here are some simple ways to connect with your peers and to establish successful working relationships in a diverse environment.
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Where a resume is praised for brevity and concise language, a CV can be expansive and detailed. Here are some tips to ensure your CV is persuasive and complete without being loaded with fluff.
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Get expert career advice from the authors of the "Academic Job Search Handbook," who will discuss the interview process for faculty positions.

 
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