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Organize your thoughts, then script your response and practice. This isn’t a question you should be tackling off the cuff, no matter how experienced you are interviewing.
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reating a new academic CV, or updating your old one? Here are 5 common mistakes people make and how to avoid them!
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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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For many jobseekers, the cover letter is a little bit like a mystery wrapped in an enigma wrapped in a taco. To unwrap the mystery, jobseekers must think of the cover letter as the narrative version of their resume.
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In my career in higher education and a related not-for-profit sector, I have been involved with more executive searches than you might typically expect. I have been the executive candidate, served on hiring committees, and been a curious bystander in many
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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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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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When it comes to higher education, more than 49% of higher education professionals forego salary negotiations in job searches.
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Congratulations! You made it through the job search, writing the cover letter, and developing the resume. Now how do you ensure the employer sees you as the qualified and capable future employee you are, not as a candidate with a disability?
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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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  1. Keep looking for new jobs even if you're happy

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  3. Avoid doing this in job interviews

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