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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.
The simplest and most effective solution is to unpack your soft skills and other transferable skills—proficiencies that easily translate from industry to industry and are just as highly sought in your new potential field.
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No matter your industry or position, promotions can influence your short and long-term job satisfaction - from career progression to future opportunities. Use this two-part approach to make the most of internal advancement opportunities.
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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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Empty nests provide employees opportunities to reset work-life balance, reignite passion for work, and are an untapped labor pool for employers.
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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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Most of us would like to be engaged in doing meaningful work, in a place we feel we belong, feel valued, and where we believe we are part of something greater than ourselves.
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Do you feel that your salary does not adequately reflect the value you add to your institution? Maybe you are directly responsible for your department’s success or consistently receive great performance reviews.
Job hunting is a marathon, not a sprint, and in a competitive job market, even the most accomplished job seekers will have moments of self-doubt. To maintain your energy and enthusiasm try to think of your job search as a learning opportunity;
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A flexible work schedule is the cornerstone of your work-life balance. Read on for tips to help negotiate flexible arrangements during the on-boarding process.

 
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