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Get expert career advice from the authors of the "Academic Job Search Handbook," who will discuss the application process, learning about job openings, and preparing CVs, cover letters, and other application materials.
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Thinking about teaching in a community college or just mildly curious? This webinar is for you. Learn more about the two-year college job search from finding the right job to the application process to interviewing.
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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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Achieving work-life balance is challenging in higher education. In the absence of organizational cues, make use of strategies like setting boundaries, priorities, finding mentors, and more.
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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?”
The annual performance review provides your employer a framework to recognize achievements of individual staff members over the past year and begin the conversation about new and ongoing performance goals for the upcoming year.
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I just read an online article claiming cover letters are dead and that employers...
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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.

 
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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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  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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