Category Archives: Non-academics Jobs

Preparing Yourself To Apply For A Promotion

If it’s time to move up in the world, you need to get yourself ready to go for it. Arm yourself with information about the promotions process for a start—make sure you know about any internal deadlines, and be ready … Read More »

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Keeping Your Energy Levels High During Busy Work Periods

There are certain times in the academic work year when staff often find themselves so hard-pressed that it can take a serious toll. The end of the admissions period and Clearing, crucial marking and reporting deadlines, and the Open Day … Read More »

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Support Staff Role In HE

Long time, no blog… Long time, no work! I haven’t blogged for jobs.ac.uk for some time.  For that, please accept my apologies.  I was involved in a serious motorbike accident in July 2013, and the recovery has been long.  Whilst … Read More »

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Progression in HE for Support Staff

I was kind of in two minds about whether to blog about progression in HE for support staff. As administrative staff, I feel we have seen a real decline in the opportunities for progression and development. I have said in … Read More »

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New Year, New Career? Why not try working in Higher Education?

This is my first post and this blog is one of my own New Year’s Resolutions that so many of us have. This started me thinking about how many people plan on changing career at the start of the year, … Read More »

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Working in Higher Education: all you need to know – Part II

If after reading Part I you would still like to go for a non-academic position in Higher Education, here are some tips on how to improve your chances.

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The three challenges of working for a central department

As you may have guessed from the title, yes, I do work for a central department within my institution. And although it’s undoubtedly fun and interesting, it can also be challenging.

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