Career Advice

Think Like a Colleague

To succeed in job interviews, especially during the economic downturn, grad students need to shift mindsets, write Cheryl Reed and Dawn M. Formo.

Presidential Transitions

Patrick Sanaghan offers advice for incoming leaders, departing leaders and board members.

Gadgets and the Job Search

Matt Might shares ideas on the tools you need when traveling for interviews.

The Value of Self-Promotion

Junior faculty members can't be afraid of drawing attention to their work, write Rachel Connelly and Kristen Ghodsee.

The Professor as Entrepreneur

There has been a great deal of discussion around the idea of entrepreneurship in higher education. At the University of Texas, we have the usual business school programs, but we also have a unique program in “Intellectual Entrepreneurship”:

Administrative Searches in the Recession

Jean Dowdall explores how the downturn is likely to affect colleges looking to hire senior administrators, and their potential candidates.

Toxic Assets

Sometimes, in spite of trying to be helpful, spouses can hurt a job candidate's chances, writes Jean Dowdall.

Making a Perfect Match

The job application process is a little like Internet dating, writes Kevin Brown. Keep that in mind, he says, when putting together your cover letters.

The Not So Usual Suspects

Hiring workers from the corporate world to work in admissions, registrars’ and other offices requires managers and employees alike to think differently, writes Chuck Hurley.

Fast Tracking a Ph.D.

It can be done: Judy Beth Morris describes how she finished her doctorate in three years, and how you can, too (if the stars align).

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