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Being invited to serve as a series or journal editor is a sign that you are held in high regard by the academic community.
It’s an old classic and a question that seems to have had plenty of interviewees struggling, but should this question cause so much worry?
In careers guidance we often talk about goal setting and developing a plan to help you to reach your goal.
Careers advisers the world over will tell you that networking can be one of the best ways to make connections, unearth hidden jobs or advance your career.
In an article entitled ‘Working for a university in a non-academic role’, Dr Catherine Armstrong explores the alternative careers that academics can pursue in Higher Education.
The short answer is no, as universities and colleges are committed to access to their institutions for their employees as well as their students.
Why work in higher education? If you want a fulfilling career that positively impacts your community, consider a job in higher education. Working in higher education blends elements of the corporate and nonprofit experience,
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.
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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