Career Advice

What's Holding You Back?

Now that we’re almost halfway into the fall semester, it’s an ideal time to stop and evaluate your progress. I encourage you to do so this week by gently asking yourself several important questions: How is my semester going so far? How much writing have I completed? Have I developed a daily writing routine? How am I progressing towards my semester goals? and How do I feel about my answers to the previous questions? Let me be clear, this is NOT an invitation to beat yourself up!

Standing Out From the Herd

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Eliza Woolf offers advice on making your application more enticing to a search committee.

Time Out to Write

It’s crucial to save time for writing and tune out distractions, write Carmen Werder and Karen Hoelscher.

Pay Yourself First

To get ahead, you need to make your agenda the top priority, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore.

Finding Our Best Readers

Carmen Werder and Karen Hoelscher offer advice on identifying optimal publications and audiences for your writing.
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A Dual Exit

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Why do both members of an academic couple leave higher ed? They tell Eliza Woolf.

Search Committee Snafus

Colleges can undermine themselves with job candidates when their recruiting procedures are disorganized and sloppy, Stephen Winzenburg writes.

Editing Matters

In the latest installment of their series on writing for the academy, Carmen Werder and Karen Hoelscher discuss the importance of proofreading and editing.

The Private High School Option

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Eliza Woolf considers the advantages of teaching outside the college setting -- and how to get such a position.

Academe as Meritocracy

Maybe The Economist and other critics of Ph.D. programs that admit more students than can expect to find good academic jobs are missing the benefits of the system, writes Joshua A. Tucker.

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