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Competency questions are those which focus on particular behaviours or skills you will need to demonstrate in the role. These are usually clearly identified in the person specification and job advert.
In careers guidance we often talk about goal setting and developing a plan to help you to reach your goal.
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Careers advisers the world over will tell you that networking can be one of the best ways to make connections, unearth hidden jobs or advance your career.
In an article entitled ‘Working for a university in a non-academic role’, Dr Catherine Armstrong explores the alternative careers that academics can pursue in Higher Education.
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The short answer is no, as universities and colleges are committed to access to their institutions for their employees as well as their students.
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Why work in higher education? If you want a fulfilling career that positively impacts your community, consider a job in higher education. Working in higher education blends elements of the corporate and nonprofit experience,
Consider these three steps when looking to sell, rather than tell, your skills.
Brand You
randing is a concept best understood by looking at companies and products. However, in the digital age, it’s not just CEOs that should be concerned with branding, you too have a personal brand.
Looking for a new job, and not sure where to start? Here are five easy steps you can take to land your dream job faster!
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What do you do if you “bump into” the perfect networking opportunity? Having a quick “pitch” prepared for those surprise moments can help you make connections and find new opportunities.

 
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