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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.
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.
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The short answer is no, as universities and colleges are committed to access to their institutions for their employees as well as their students.
Brand You
randing is a concept best understood by looking at companies and products. However, in the digital age, it’s not just CEOs that should be concerned with branding, you too have a personal brand.
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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.
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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.
A father juggling work and parenting.
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.
stand out from the crowd
Right now I am working on several very senior administrative searches. I hear hiring managers say they need to hire someone who can handle “organizational ambiguity” and/or have “emotional intelligence”.

 
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