Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

How can academic leaders foster a culture of excellence in their departments and other units? Robert A. Easter, C. K. Gunsalus, Sebastian Wraight, Nicholas C. Burbules and Jeremy D. Meuser suggest some specific actions to take.

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February 3, 2016
Most mentor matches don't work, argues Kerry Ann Rockquemore, because they are based on a fundamentally flawed and outdated model.
February 1, 2016
The impression you give when you first meet people can make or break your career opportunities. Saundra Loffredo provides tips for ensuring the former.
January 29, 2016
What are the things academic job seekers definitely should not do? Melissa Dennihy provides a list.
January 27, 2016
What should you do if your research lands you in controversy? M. V. Lee Badgett offers advice.
January 25, 2016
Grad students need to apply to their career preparation the same entrepreneurial spirit they apply to their academic research, argues James M. Van Wyck.


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