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Organize your thoughts, then script your response and practice. This isn’t a question you should be tackling off the cuff, no matter how experienced you are interviewing.
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reating a new academic CV, or updating your old one? Here are 5 common mistakes people make and how to avoid them!
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When important aspects of our lives are unnourished, our lives feel unbalanced. Yet, even in our work-centric culture, carving out time for the things that matter most is doable with conscious planning and reflection.
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If you feel your nerves getting the best of you during an interview, remind yourself that the committee wants you to do well. These tips will help you tap into that positive energy.
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When you become a parent, it’s easy to fall into the trap of believing that ‘that is all you are now’. In reality, this notion couldn’t be further from the truth.
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For many jobseekers, the cover letter is a little bit like a mystery wrapped in an enigma wrapped in a taco. To unwrap the mystery, jobseekers must think of the cover letter as the narrative version of their resume.
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A varied career is a great strength, as long as you know how to document it in a way that will do it justice. The most effective way of doing this is with a skills-based CV.
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In my career in higher education and a related not-for-profit sector, I have been involved with more executive searches than you might typically expect. I have been the executive candidate, served on hiring committees, and been a curious bystander in many
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The teaching demonstration is the center of the on-campus interview. Now is not the time to wing it. Learn how to prepare with our tips.
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Now that the academic school year is over, it is time to rebalance your work and life activities.

 
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