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When you become a parent, it’s easy to fall into the trap of believing that ‘that is all you are now’. In reality, this notion couldn’t be further from the truth.
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When I decided to change careers more than five years ago, I was plagued with reservations and self-doubts, and even feelings of disloyalty.
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No matter your reasons for starting a job search, there are some things that you should think about before you print those resumes and prepare to give your two weeks’ notice.
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Employees experiencing job elimination or organizational restructuring need to rebalance their work and life with self-care, professional opportunities and new purpose.
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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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Leaving a job, even for a better and more exciting opportunity, can be a stressful process, especially if you’ve enjoyed working with your colleagues and have a strong relationship with your superiors.
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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.
It is highly likely that the lead-in question from an interviewer in higher education could be “why are you interested in this position?”
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...
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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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  1. Keep looking for new jobs even if you're happy

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