How can i write a create a great application for an academic position

To create a great application for an academic position, here are some tips: Start with a clear and concise cover letter that explains your qualifications and your interest in the position. Make sure to tailor your letter to the specific position and institution you’re applying to. Create a well-organized and visually appealing CV or resume […] … learn more→

Preparing for a faculty application interview

To prepare for a faculty application interview, some steps you can take are: Research the institution and the department you are applying to, including their mission, values, and recent accomplishments. Review the job description and be prepared to speak to how your qualifications and experience align with the position. Prepare examples of your teaching, research, […] … learn more→

How to prepare your faculty resume application

Preparing a faculty resume application requires careful attention to detail and a clear understanding of the expectations of academic institutions. Here are some tips for preparing a strong faculty resume: Start with a clear and concise objective statement that highlights your career goals and qualifications. List your education and academic qualifications, including any degrees, certifications, […] … learn more→

The ultimate job interview checklist

Break down the job-search process into three phases: Prep, search and close. When you think about it, the interview process also has three important stages. How you prepare and what you do afterwards is just as important as what happens when you’re sitting in the interview room pitching your skills. Below I’ve created a comprehensive […] … learn more→

The annual killin’ it on the campus visit prep post

Some tips: •The campus visit is a gauntlet of job interviews and social calls, with some potentially harrowing, high pressure philosophy thrown in. You’ll meet with various deans, and lots of faculty, and students. You’ll be continuously shuttled from one thing to the ne.xt, with very little down time in between. You’ll be dined (sometimes […] … learn more→

Work towards a challenging and rewarding career

A graduate scheme comprises of planned rotations of projects. In addition to offering in-house training, the students are offered the opportunity to pursue higher education where the employer part-funds the educational expenses. On the performance of the graduates, they are retained and promoted to higher grades on completion of the training program. A well designed […] … learn more→

How to spot fraudulent education documents and fake degrees

The production of fraudulent documents, or fake degrees and diplomas, has been going on since antiquity, but it is only in the last ten to fifteen years that educational fraud or ‘fake qualifications’ have really become a worldwide problem. There are two principal reasons for this: firstly, academic qualifications have gained increasing commercial value. Educational […] … learn more→

5 reasons to be thankful for your thankless job

That job you despise may be a blessing in disguise. If you’re having trouble finding the silver lining in your work these days, now’s the perfect time to look a little closer. Whether your job is plagued by boring tasks, low pay, long hours or a tyrant of a boss, there is always a reason […] … learn more→

14 ways to not get hired

Today’s job market doesn’t give you the wiggle room to be anything less than exceptional. It’s good to keep these major pitfalls at the top of your mind. Don’t be that guy. Want to know how to fail? It’s easy… 1. Don’t Follow Up: Follow up, follow up, follow up. The people you are dealing […] … learn more→

Building a stellar team

In a recent conversation with a new University leader, I was asked, “How do you build a stellar senior team?” The question is a powerful and important one, because only the institute leader can build a great senior team. It is not a delegated task. It takes discipline, time and attention, all in short supply […] … learn more→