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Get an insider's view as to who gets hired for academic positions in the sciences at teaching institutions and how applicants can prepare.
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This webinar is an opportunity for members of the higher education, postdoctoral and research communities to learn about effective networking from an insider in the postdoctoral and postgraduate fields.
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Faculty recruits are often tasked with making presentations on their specialized fields when coming before search committees.
It is highly likely that the lead-in question from an interviewer in higher education could be “why are you interested in this position?”
Despite my ongoing emphasis on extensive preparation for an interview, there could be an instance where a prospective employer might call you on very short notice.
As I have mentioned in the past, employers are increasingly holding off on in-person interviews until a final stage, opting for phone screens and often skype. Especially if you are an out of town candidate skype is a good choice for the employer...
cover letter
I just read an online article claiming cover letters are dead and that employers...
interviewing
Very recently we did hire someone into an administrative role who was open about having left her most recent job to focus all of her energy on a job hunt.
stand out from the crowd
Right now I am working on several very senior administrative searches. I hear hiring managers say they need to hire someone who can handle “organizational ambiguity” and/or have “emotional intelligence”.
thank you card
A recent trend I am observing is around hiring manager expectations on Thank You follow ups after an interview. Here are some general tips to start.

 
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  1. Tips for seeking a job outside of academia

    19 Jan 2018 13:11:03 CSThttp://www.smartbrief.com/branded/0062D103-D627-410D-B30C-944C49BD60F3/87D84AD4-1F14-4A49-BE83-F1AF43BEBC15
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    19 Jan 2018 13:11:03 CSThttp://www.smartbrief.com/branded/0062D103-D627-410D-B30C-944C49BD60F3/26E93AFB-1814-4260-AA9D-4D96C271CBB4
  3. Let go of these ideas to find career happiness

    19 Jan 2018 13:11:03 CSThttp://www.smartbrief.com/branded/0062D103-D627-410D-B30C-944C49BD60F3/9306EC51-DC5B-43B3-A0ED-A43139198F8C
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