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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April 29, 2013
Sarah Ann Fleming considers what you are likely to be asked and what you might want to ask.
April 26, 2013
Academics all stand to gain if they become better skilled at talking about their work with non-academics, writes Katrina Gulliver.
April 24, 2013
A new round of debate over the job market for traditional academic positions illustrates why it's time to recognize the alt-ac community on campuses, write Brenda Bethman and C. Shaun Longstreet.
April 22, 2013
Most faculty members don't have the hours in a day to do everything they are supposed to do, writes Nate Kreuter.
April 19, 2013
Academics who make a career shift to the for-profit sector sometimes face the added challenge of being "tarred" by the move, writes Trenda Boyum-Breen. She and others discuss why it's worth it.

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