Higher Education Career Advice

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To stand out, a cover letter must be outstanding: smart, engaging, concrete, detailed and polished to perfection. Melissa Dennihy gives pointers on how to do that.

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August 26, 2013
It's time for professors to stop seeking jobs when the only purpose is getting a raise at their current place of employment, writes Heather Dubrow. And it's time for departments to stop rewarding such tactics.
August 23, 2013
Nonprofit and for-profit institutions operate differently in important ways, so it's important to know yourself when contemplating changing sectors, writes Trenda Boyum-Breen.
August 21, 2013
Are you cut out to be a college president? Mark Putnam offers advice about what to focus on -- and what matters less -- in answering that question for yourself.
August 19, 2013
Nate Kreuter explains that some of the most important writing a young scholar produces may never be published or shared.
August 16, 2013
Eric Anthony Grollman on why he decided to work at a teaching-oriented institution.  

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