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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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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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Faculty recruits are often tasked with making presentations on their specialized fields when coming before search committees.
It is highly likely that the lead-in question from an interviewer in higher education could be “why are you interested in this position?”
The annual performance review provides your employer a framework to recognize achievements of individual staff members over the past year and begin the conversation about new and ongoing performance goals for the upcoming year.
As I have mentioned in the past, employers are increasingly holding off on in-person interviews until a final stage, opting for phone screens and often skype. Especially if you are an out of town candidate skype is a good choice for the employer...
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As an academic, you’re used to the idea of international competition for students. At every university there is a growing cohort of students from around the world, and ongoing efforts to maximize the university’s international reach.

 
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    24 Feb 2017 13:10:16 CSThttps://www.fastcompany.com/3068359/hit-the-ground-running/how-to-upgrade-your-social-media-presence-for-your-post-college-job-h
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