Departments favor candidates who seem like they will fit in, and there's nothing wrong with that, writes Jeffrey A. Johnson.
Hiring? About to make an offer? Elizabeth Simmons offers advice on what you need to know to make your upcoming negotiation a success.
Even if you think you flubbed a question or two, don't give up on the job or the experience, writes Cheryl E. Ball.
Cheryl E. Ball tells you how to prepare -- and then how to prepare some more.
Hester Blum writes about what she learned from her father, who recruited talent in non-academic fields.
William Helmreich explains how to excel in an interview.
Sarah Ann Fleming considers what you are likely to be asked and what you might want to ask.
At teaching-oriented colleges, a search committee will be focused on how candidates match institutional values, not just their C.V.s, writes Melanie Springer Mock.
If you are hired as an administrator with the marching orders to shake things up, there may be a limit on how long you can be effective, writes Ella DeJon.
Even if you aren't asking the questions, you can guide the conversation, writes Katherine Ellison.
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