Take time to develop your own educational and life philosophies, and be able to talk about these during interviews. Know who you are, what's important to you, and what you will bring to your future students.

Seven valuable tips that help lead to increased job and life successes.

Educators are everyday heroes, making a difference in the world one child at a time. When the job search becomes frustrating, persevere...we need more qualified people to prepare our young people for their future, and ours.

When the job search reaches a frustration point, consider these five "R's" to remain focused and find fresh wind and new (or renewed) strategies.

When weary from the search for your first teaching job, don't forget to make time for yourself and/or ask for help. These five tips offer ways to help you maintain your focus but also perhaps look at the situation from different perspectives.

The job search for your first teaching job may seem endless and frustrating but don't give up. It takes just one employer to say you're the ideal candidate for them, making the agonizing process worthwhile.

When an employer begins the interview with "tell me about yourself," be ready to impress them with a 30 to 60 second branding statement that includes four important components.

Ten interview tips to help you land that teaching job.

A rewarding career in education begins with self-fulfillment; it is important for educators to periodically assess their current role and level of job/personal satisfaction. These twelve questions will help educators/future educators evaluate or re-evaluate their current position, and also offer sample related career options to consider.

Candidates that present self-confidence gain an edge in the interview process. Don't overlook this critical element as you prepare for the job search.

The opinions expressed in Career Corner are strictly those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinions or endorsement of Editorial Projects in Education, or any of its publications.

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