Category: Career Transitions

Career Transitions
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Webinar: Preparing for a Successful Higher Education Job Interview

You've done your research, sent in your application, and landed a...

Career Transitions
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Telling Your Story When Applying for Higher Ed Jobs

How can you define, and confidently communicate, your professional story to...

Career Transitions
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Not a professor? Not a problem: Eight Unexpected Careers in Higher Education

Working in higher education isn’t just for researchers and teachers. Higher...

Career Transitions
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Informational Interviews Explained

The word “interview” can often send us into a panic. We...

Career Transitions
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How to make a career change within higher education

Nowadays, career changes are becoming increasingly common. Employers are starting to...

Career Transitions
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Q&A: How to Apply to Federal Jobs

The "How to Apply to Federal Jobs" webinar with Smithsonian's Human...

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How to Apply to Federal Jobs: Webinar

The federal job application process can be daunting, as you navigate...

Career Transitions
Shelley Diamond HERC Webinar

Out on the Job Search: A Webinar for LGBTQ+ Higher Ed Job…

Is there a “right time” to come out to a prospective...

Career Transitions

The Pros and Cons of Leaving a Position Without a New One

As always, I try to write about real situations as opposed...

Career Transitions

The Question of WHY You Want the Job

It is highly likely that the lead-in question from an interviewer...