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CV/Resume and Cover Letter Advice

Academic Cover Letters - The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) explains almost everything you need to do when preparing your cover letter. All I'd add to this fine resource is the reminder to include a link to your job seeking portfolio.

The Community College Application: CV or Resume? - Solid advice from Rob Jenkins, Associate Professor at Georgia Sate University Perimeter College.  Bottom line: HR might be thinking resume, but the academics on the hiring committee want to know the details.  The are expecting a CV.

Community College FAQ: The Application - Insiders have insight .Rob Jenkins brings you inside the hiring process and explains just what to expect when applying for Community College teaching positions. His explanation of HR process and state level application forms will help you understand why you have to slog through a tedious process.

How I Transformed my Resume into a CV and Found Success - Dorothy A. Miraglia, PhD shares her personal experience about expanding her resume into a more personal and complete representation of her skills and abilities.

20 Steps to your new online teaching CV "The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step." Lao Tzu's classic insight fit your situation. As you look at this useful infographic keep in mind that building your online teaching career requires tenacity and hard work. A detailed CV takes time and effort to create but promises rewards.

Resume Archive: The Ladders – Although a CV is often preferred when seeking academic work, a strong cover letter and resume may do the trick. This archive of resume articles is bound to give fresh ideas.

Interview Questions and Strategies

The Babb Group: Common Online Teaching Job Interview Questions
Think your answers through before that hard won interview. Excellent advice!

How to Handle a Telephone Interview
Unlike conventional work, a face to face interview for online teaching positions is relatively rare. This means you'll need to polish your phone interviewing skills.

The Six-Month Job Interview
The Hiring Game: Surviving the long hiring process

Finding Faculty: Hiring Practices That Work
Here's advice for hiring managers that will help you understand the hiring process.