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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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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.
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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Very recently we did hire someone into an administrative role who was open about having left her most recent job to focus all of her energy on a job hunt.
stand out from the crowd
Right now I am working on several very senior administrative searches. I hear hiring managers say they need to hire someone who can handle “organizational ambiguity” and/or have “emotional intelligence”.
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A recent trend I am observing is around hiring manager expectations on Thank You follow ups after an interview. Here are some general tips to start.
Female Phone Interview
Much as I prefer interviewing in person and encourage hiring units to do the same, often the sheer volume of applicants and compressed timeframes necessitate doing phone interviews as a first step to “weed out” those who are not as strong as their resumes

 
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