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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.
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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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Landing a professional position in an uncertain economy can be challenging for any job seeker, whether you have a disability or not. Yet it can and is done, every day!
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As a calling card to beginning or advancing your career, your resume should reflect your personality and qualifications while fulfilling your potential employer's expectations.
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Where a resume is praised for brevity and concise language, a CV can be expansive and detailed. Here are some tips to ensure your CV is persuasive and complete without being loaded with fluff.
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Get expert career advice from the authors of the "Academic Job Search Handbook," who will discuss the interview process for faculty positions.
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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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  1. What makes for a good mentor relationship?

    23 Jun 2017 12:22:13 CDThttp://www.smartbrief.com/branded/0062D103-D627-410D-B30C-944C49BD60F3/FEC2F460-A85A-467D-BD23-4316E8AEA957
  2. Think about more than just salary when reviewing offers

    23 Jun 2017 12:22:13 CDThttp://www.smartbrief.com/branded/0062D103-D627-410D-B30C-944C49BD60F3/3132374E-ED30-4FE3-BDA8-0593FD63EAE8
  3. How to keep momentum for a summer job hunt

    23 Jun 2017 12:22:13 CDThttp://www.smartbrief.com/branded/0062D103-D627-410D-B30C-944C49BD60F3/F58D961F-86AC-429B-85E7-2C6CF2856B4B
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