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Blog from the Job Hakr: Student Affairs Job Search

Blog from the Job Hakr: Student Affairs Job Search

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Five things to bring to an On-Campus Student Affairs Interview

The on-campus interview for student affairs professionals can be a tough one. The entire interview process is already long. But now you’re tasked with making sure that you are the best candidate that sticks out from their list of on-campus finalists. Much preparation goes into what you should do to prepare for the on-campus interview. But, not many people talk about WHAT you should bring to your on-campus interview.

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How to Network at a Professional Conference

Student affairs is both a pretty large and pretty small world. Most student affairs professionals in the job search succeed best when they can leverage their network to help them at the right time. Professional conferences are one of the most ideal places for networking. Here you can meet other liked minded student affairs professionals. Conferences provide opportunities to demonstrate your relevance and memorablity. The hard part comes when you have to pitch yourself. When to sell… YOU at the conference. Luckily you have a few options.

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LinkedIn for Success

The Job Hakr: Student Affairs Job Search: People use LinkedIn! But what is it? How can you set yourself up to use this powerful tool? LinkedIn is a professional networking site that your future colleagues will review to learn more about you and your background. How important is LinkedIn? With a properly created profile you are most likely to show up in the top esults for any search with your name.

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Why does the Student Affairs Job Search take so long?

The Job Hakr: Student Affairs Job Search: Why does the Student Affairs Job Search take so long? Millennia? Years? Months? If you haven’t been there before, then brace yourself for the dreaded LENGTH of the student affairs job search! This search (like many job searches in academia) is a long one. On average the student affairs job search takes about 119 days.

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Announcing the Job Hakr!

Announcing the Job Hakr: Student Affairs Job Search: The Job Hakr provides career advice, services, and insight to student affairs professionals in their career development process. Our featured product is the Briefing Book: a bespoke and customized guide that provides all of the relevant information, questions, and answers that these professionals need to ace their on-campus interview.

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