Teresa Mangum sees a few hopeful developments in this year's gloomy job market.
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No interviews at the MLA? It's a tough decision on whether to go, but if you do, you can make the meeting valuable, writes Teresa Mangum.
Teresa Mangum offers suggestions on the mechanics of this most important of conversations.
To be authentic and to cover the points you want, rehearsal is a must, writes Teresa Mangum.
Teresa Mangum discusses how to uncover your inner teaching philosophy, and how to share it with hiring committees.
Want to impress search committees? Don't leave mysteries, follow your discipline's conventions, and use flair for your writing, not your fonts, suggests Teresa Mangum.
When it comes to getting recommendations, you need to mentor your mentors, writes Teresa Mangum.
One part of summer prep for the job market should be indulging in a few interests that don't relate directly to your scholarship, writes Teresa Mangum.
Teresa Mangum considers the options when you've reached the end of May, and you don't have a good offer.