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    How to Manage the First-Round Executive Interview

    • Feb 5, 2021
    • Ryan Crawford

    The initial meeting of candidate and committee can be awkward and even misleading, but it doesn’t have to be.

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    The Job Season Without In-Person Interviews

    • Dec 8, 2020
    • Brian T. Edwards

    How a virtual search process can lead to better, more equitable hiring.

  • How to Ace the Virtual Interview

    • Apr 22, 2020
    • Kim Brettschneider

    Nine tips for administrative job candidates on how to avoid the many minefields of interviewing by video from home.


    How to Give an Excellent STEM Job Talk

    • Aug 28, 2019
    • Russ E. Carpenter and R. Parrish Waters

    For graduate students going on the faculty market, the job talk is where you can really shine — or very publicly fail.

  • The First-Round Interview Versus the Campus Visit

    • Nov 13, 2018
    • Karen Kelsky

    You’ve already interviewed with the whole search committee in Round 1. Why do you have to repeat that exercise in Round 2?

  • How to Lower the Stakes of the Job-Interview Dinner

    • Oct 22, 2018
    • Jonathan Malesic

    When hiring committees take job candidates out to eat, cultural anxiety is often on the table, too.


    In a First-Round Interview for a Leadership Post, Make Sure You Show the Love

    • Aug 29, 2018
    • Zachary A. Smith

    If it seems as if you’re just kicking the tires, your candidacy will fall flat.

  • What Actually Happens After the Interviews Are Over? And Who Decides?

    • Jun 26, 2018

    Here’s why you should always assume that everyone you meet on a campus visit may have a say in who gets the job.

  • Should You Reach Out to Potential Colleagues Before the Campus Interview?

    • Jun 5, 2018
    • Karen Kelsky

    Calling or emailing ahead of time might seem like a good way to get information about the place, but it’s more than a little risky.

  • Is Texting During a Job Interview Now Acceptable?

    • Apr 9, 2018

    In a campus visit, you are assessed on your adherence to social scripts expected of you in that setting.


    What to Expect at a Community-College Interview

    • Feb 18, 2018
    • Rob Jenkins

    Ph.D.s applying to teach at two-year campuses will encounter a very different sort of job interview.

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    Showing Your Best Self in the Campus Interview

    • Nov 19, 2017
    • Manya Whitaker

    The person you present during your two-day visit is the person the search committee will assume you to be.


    Admin 101: Mind Your Manner

    • Oct 8, 2017
    • David D. Perlmutter

    How to project a positive image during a campus interview.

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    Admin 101: The First-Round Interview

    • Jun 13, 2017
    • David D. Perlmutter

    Whether it happens at an airport or via Skype, here’s what candidates need to know.


    Gender in the Job Interview

    • Feb 21, 2017
    • Robin Mamlet

    No, this is not an argument for women to act more like men in the hiring process.


    The Diversity Question and the Administrative-Job Interview

    • Jan 19, 2017
    • Richard Utz

    What are the best ways to ask and answer questions about race, ethnicity, and inclusion?

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    Introverts and Interviews

    • Jan 9, 2017
    • Amy Crutchfield

    Advice on making it through a hiring process that tends to reward extroverts.

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    Keep on Script

    • Feb 7, 2016
    • David D. Perlmutter

    The job interview is not a spontaneous exchange, it’s a minefield.


    Timing Is Everything

    • Jan 10, 2016
    • David D. Perlmutter

    How to juggle job interviews and campus visits and stay focused and sane.

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    Inappropriate, Hostile, and Awkward Moments

    • Dec 7, 2015
    • David D. Perlmutter

    How do you deal with off-putting exchanges in job interviews and meetings?