Our Moving On Team

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How to Plan Your Research and Writing Trajectory on the Tenure Track

This is a re-post.  Various readers and clients are looking ahead to the new jobs they are starting in the fall, and I want you all to have a very firm handle on the nature of a tenure track research … Continue reading

Ask the Post-Acs #2 — What’s It Like to Work With You One-on-One?

Dear Post-acs, Can you tell me what it’s like to work with you on a one-on-one basis? What happens in the free initial 20-minute consultation?  And, once we’ve decided to work together further, what happens in the 50-minute Skype consultations? … Continue reading

The Rescinded Offer: Who Is In the Wrong?

I keep getting asked about the recent rescinded offer in Philosophy at Nazareth College, which originally popped up on Philosophy Smoker, (with a response from the rescindee, “W,” here), went to Jezebel, then Forbes, and shows no signs of stopping. … Continue reading

Moving On w/a PhD Help

Moving On w/a PhD Services $75 Initial 30-minute phone or skype consultation Talk with a Real-Ac* Expert (introduced below) about your goals, background and concerns, and determine if you want to move ahead with consulting or job application help. Coaching/Consulting: … Continue reading

On Being Married to an Academic: Toward an Understanding of Being the Second in a Two-Body Problem (A Guest Post)

A month or so ago I requested a guest post that might speak to the misery and angst of the partner/spouse of someone on the academic job market.  I had received several requests for such a post, generally from non-academic … Continue reading

How-To(sday): The Ten Commandments of Going on the Market as ABD

Dr. Karen is on vacation in Italy July 2012.  During that time she is re-posting older blog posts  her regular Tuesday and Thursday posting days.  She’ll recommence new posting some time in August. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ (Tuesday Post Category–Strategizing Your Success in … Continue reading

A Letter From a Reader (With Thoughts on What Professors Make)

I am interrupting regularly scheduled programming to share this email I received from a reader this week. I share it for several reasons. The first is as a follow-up to last week’s post, “What’s It Like to Work with the … Continue reading