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ERIC Number: ED408588
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Mar
Pages: 23
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Demystifying the Job Search: The Candidate's Perspective.
Neal, Maureen
This paper provides some ideas for those searching for positions in the academic field of English (with emphasis on rhetoric/composition) at small, state-supported liberal arts colleges. It presents information about how searches are initiated and conducted and how candidates might best present themselves while engaged in a job search. Included in the paper are sample institutional job advertisements, copies of cover letters written in response to those job announcements, samples of acknowledgement letters received after materials were sent, several samples of rejection letters from colleges, a sample schedule for an on-campus interview, a handwritten flow chart used to keep track of application materials, handwritten notes used to prepare for an interview at the Modern Language Association convention, examples of successful letters (that is, the application was not rejected immediately), and comments as to why the letters were successful or unsuccessful. (NKA)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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