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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 16, 2014
It's not enough to bring a new Ph.D. to campus and say "teach," writes Gary DeCoker. These young academics need a real plan and real mentors.
April 14, 2014
When new presidents take office, they need to make judgments based on good information, or they will get rid of those they may most need, writes Tara M. Samuels.
April 11, 2014
With a wave of retirements approaching, higher education needs to consider how to prepare the next generation of technology leaders, write Jerome P. DeSanto and Robyn L. Dickinson.
April 9, 2014
Todd K. Platts finished his Ph.D., started publishing and earned good teaching reviews. Why is a job impossible to find?
April 7, 2014
Cheryl E. Ball explains how a recent online debate missed truly important issues about mentorship.  

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