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For Would-Be Academics, Now Is the Time to Get Serious About Plan B
- Apr 21, 2020
Job candidates with the misfortune to be searching for tenure-track positions this year or next will need as many career options as they can get.
How to Manage the First-Round Executive Interview
- Feb 5, 2021
The initial meeting of candidate and committee can be awkward and even misleading, but it doesn’t have to be.
The Job Season Without In-Person Interviews
- Dec 8, 2020
How a virtual search process can lead to better, more equitable hiring.
It’s Time to Leave This Job. So Why Are You Still There?
- Oct 21, 2020
A look at the pros and cons of jumping from an institution that appears to be a sinking ship, given all that is happening in higher-education land.
What It’s Like to Start a Leadership Role in a Virtual World
- Oct 1, 2020
Covid-19 means this fall is unlike any other in academe, and so is the experience of settling into a new leadership position
How to Make the Most of a Virtual Conference
- Jul 14, 2020
Seven tips from a seasoned practitioner on how to select and get value out of your next online academic conference.
Does Pausing Your Administrative Career Mean It’s Over?
- May 20, 2020
Offered a “graceful exit” and time to search for a new leadership job, a former dean made a different choice and wonders about the fallout.
How to Ace the Virtual Interview
- Apr 22, 2020
Nine tips for administrative job candidates on how to avoid the many minefields of interviewing by video from home.
Stranded on the Academic Job Market This Year?
- Apr 17, 2020
A look at what the Covid-19 crisis might mean for untenured faculty members on and off the tenure track, and for new and returning doctoral students.
Should I Mention I’m From the Area?’
- Dec 2, 2019
In applying to small liberal-arts colleges, your local ties may be worth bringing up in your application.
The Community-College Application: 7 Ways to Improve Your Odds
- Sep 25, 2019
Hint for candidates: Why should we seriously consider you when you haven't seriously considered us?
Warning Signs That You and Your Campus Are a Bad Fit
- Sep 19, 2019
Should you think about going back on the faculty job market?
How to Give an Excellent STEM Job Talk
- Aug 28, 2019
For graduate students going on the faculty market, the job talk is where you can really shine — or very publicly fail.