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When it comes to writing your CV, specialist skills are important but don’t neglect the 4 soft skills that absolutely must be on your CV.
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Don't miss this informative two-part series on negotiating your next job offer with Dr. Waajida Small - human capital leader, strategist, coach and scholar.
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We are often told how important it is to find a mentor to help us navigate our professional lives. It may be beneficial to consider multiple mentors to provide diverse perspectives and expertise in different parts of our careers.
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Engaging in either role is satisfying and can enhance your career in many ways. Good experiences as a mentor or mentee can result in expanding your network, learning new ideas, and understanding what pitfalls to avoid.
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When looking for a mentor, don’t stop at a seasoned professor in your subject area. These tips for finding unconventional mentors on campus will set you up for success.
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When I decided to change careers more than five years ago, I was plagued with reservations and self-doubts, and even feelings of disloyalty.
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Not sure if you really need a mentor? Having a mentor during your first year as a faculty member can have a lasting impression on both your professional and personal lives.
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Learn how to create a strong and powerful CV to demonstrate your strengths and value to prospective employers an how to design a cover letter that quickly illustrates your fit for the job.
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Giving your first professional presentation? Follow these 5 tips for creating a presentation both you and your department can be proud of!
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most leaders and others can learn, develop, and increase their own emotional intelligence. It takes assessment, self-motivation, learning, awareness, practice and feedback.

 
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