The shift from a subordinate learner as a grad student to a would-be peer on the job market is one of the most predictable traumas in an academic's life, inducing professional and emotional distress in almost everyone who encounters it, writes Tim Cassedy.
A job interview is a conversation, writes Jake Livengood, and to engage in it effectively, you must be a good listener.
The impression you give when you first meet people can make or break your career opportunities. Saundra Loffredo provides tips for ensuring the former.
Joseph Barber provides advice for avoiding them in your CV, résumé or interview answers.
Joseph Barber offers advice on how to sound knowledgeable -- and, in fact, be knowledgeable -- about a career field even without any direct experience in it.
When talking with potential employers, you should communicate in a way that projects clear and detailed images rather than complex and distorted ones, writes Thomas Magaldi.
If you don't follow certain standard conventions when giving an academic job talk, you risk communicating a lack of professionalism, writes Philip N. Howard.
Natalie Lundsteen offers advice for doctoral students and postdocs looking for nonacademic jobs and considering working with headhunters.
New Ph.D.s need to conquer the negative messages they hear from themselves, writes Sue Levine.
When it's time for a job search, Ph.D. candidates need to drop these behaviors, writes Karen Kelsky.