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Should I pursue an online degree?

I’m considering enrolling in an online degree program as I haven’t finished my Bachelor’s degree? Should I do it? – C.S. My answer in brief: Know if the program is accredited by a recognized accrediting agency before you go. If … Continue reading

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Question: Strategies for A Group Phone Interview

  I've been invited for a phone interview with a search committee: there will be five people on the call. Any tips on how to prepare? P. L. Ask for a list of all who are attending. Show you are … Continue reading

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Question: Is it better to have many friends or a few good ones?

My friend Jim and I are having an argument over networking? Jim says it's better to be an open networker on LinkedIn; I say it's better to follow LinkedIn's suggestion — and only connect with people I know well. Which … Continue reading

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Question: Are Cover Letters Really Necessary?

Are cover letters worth writing? One person says no one reads them. Another says the letter is more important than the resume. – JD Sometimes looking for jobs is a lot like dating: Say you have two dates with two … Continue reading

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