Career Advice

Making the Choice

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If you are one of the fortunate few with more than one job offer, Eliza Woolf has ideas on how to decide.

Sell Yourself

Promoting your skills in the business world is a matter of self-marketing, not self-denial, writes Jessica Quillin.

Analyzing a Reprimand

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An employee thinks he did the right thing to protect campus safety, but his superiors disagree. C.K. Gunsalus weighs the arguments.

Feuds With a History

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A new manager comes into a department with warring parties. C.K. Gunsalus advises sticking to formal procedures and forgetting informal peace-making.

So What Skills Do I Have?

Higher education has prepared you for the business or consulting world in a variety of ways you might not realize, writes Jessica Quillin.

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Just Visiting

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Just because a position is better than most adjunct jobs doesn't mean it will get you closer to the tenure track, writes Eliza Woolf.

A Boss Focused on Body Size

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C.K. Gunsalus offers advice to an employee whose supervisors comment regularly on her appearance.

A Patronizing Colleague

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C.K. Gunsalus analyzes a situation without easy solutions.

A Boss Who Plays Favorites

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When your supervisor can see the merits of only one person in the division, and it's not you, options are limited, writes C.K. Gunsalus.

Revising a Writing Group

As the series comes to an end, Karen Hoelscher describes her university's effort to remake its faculty development program, and what other colleges might learn.

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