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While a resume demonstrates your qualifications, a cover letter helps you demonstrate your “fit” with an institution. Start by researching your potential employer including a review of their mission statement.
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If you are applying for a job with a college or university, you might be hearing a lot about the curriculum vitae (CV). Most faculty positions at these institutions require a CV. If you are applying for staff positions, you will likely be asked to submit
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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 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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  1. Resume strategies for college graduates

    22 Mar 2017 13:34:50 CDThttp://college.usatoday.com/2017/03/21/10-tips-for-writing-the-best-resume-for-your-post-graduation-job-search/
  2. Why academics need a way to say no

    22 Mar 2017 13:34:50 CDThttp://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Art-of-No-/239508
  3. Don't do these things in a job interview

    22 Mar 2017 13:34:50 CDThttp://www.cityam.com/261446/seven-things-you-should-never-ever-do-interview-ever
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