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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 29, 2016
Graduate students and postdocs should understand the importance of being able to communicate about their competencies to prospective employers during their job search, writes Joseph Barber.
August 26, 2016
You may secretly -- or not so secretly -- steer clear of collaborative projects, but Stephanie Buckhanon Crowder highlights four key benefits.
August 25, 2016
Once Roberto Abadie came to the realization that he wouldn't get tenure, he began to see the upside.
August 24, 2016
Hillary Clinton’s comment at the Democratic convention suggests we might be entering an era in which women can see ourselves represented in many diverse champions, writes Judith S. White.
August 23, 2016
Besides understanding whether a postdoc is required for your intended career field, you need to think about the financial implications as well as how you'd like to spend the next few years of your life, advises Melanie V. Sinche.

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