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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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Salary negotiations are never easy but getting into the right mindset is the best starting point.
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Too often, however, negotiating is adversarial, with one side or both seeking to win at the expense of the other, with little regard for balance. To make my case, I have a story about Jane, a higher education Free Agent (sort of).
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In Negotiating in Academia, participants will learn basic techniques on how to negotiate once they’ve been offered a teaching opportunity.
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In Negotiation Basics, participants will learn the importance of negotiating and a few basic rules they should follow after they’ve been offered a position.
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Supervisory relationships are an important part of our work life. Sometimes, we can feel stuck when we experience conflict with our supervisors. There are a few ways to manage difficult relationships with the colleagues we to which we report.

 
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