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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.
Global academic careers guide jobs.ac.uk
As an academic, you’re used to the idea of international competition for students. At every university there is a growing cohort of students from around the world, and ongoing efforts to maximize the university’s international reach.

 
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    20 Jul 2018 12:25:39 CDThttp://www.smartbrief.com/branded/0062D103-D627-410D-B30C-944C49BD60F3/589F7628-4C72-4CA1-A473-08B495B11985
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