Career Advice

Lower Your Standards

Unrealistic expectations can block progress, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore.

Writing IS Thinking

A narrow definition of writing may keep you from making progress, writes, Kerry Ann Rockquemore.

Summer Schemes

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Eliza Woolf offers advice on strategy and perspective.

Tame Your Inner Critic

You have to understand this negative force to gain control over it, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore.

LinkedIn-iQuette

Jessica Quillin presents a set of dos and don'ts for higher education professionals who venture onto the social networking site.

Writing for Academe: A Series on Dialogue, Mentoring, and Motivation

Karen Hoelscher and Carmen Werder on finding joy and success in writing for the academy.

Things I Wish I Had Known

Carmen Tejeda-Delgado on what she learned on the road to becoming a tenured faculty member.

From Academe to Wall Street

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Eliza Woolf chats with an English Ph.D. who made a career at an investment firm.

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.

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