We're starting a new Q and A series on leaving academia. Please send your questions to email@example.com! For more concrete help, join the Professor Is Out private FB group, and consider signing up for our new Art of Leaving self-directed … [Read more...] about Q&A on Leaving Academia: Where Do I Start?
I get asked questions like the following about once a week. "I recently completed an interview for a TT job. Everything went well — they spoke to my references, I did a teaching demo. It’s now been over a month and I’ve heard absolutely nothing … [Read more...] about Is the Search Committee Ghosting You?
Since the grifter thing arose again this week with my discovery of the (now apparently defunct) @ProfessorGrift account - made by some unnamed historian and devoted to trolling me - I want to provide this free public service. Historians (and the … [Read more...] about Karen Is a Grifter *Free Starter Pack*
Over the past decade I have served as expert witness in custody and removal cases, in which (so far) the mother has received a secure (tenure track/tenured) academic job offer, and the father has tried to prevent her move, with the children, to take … [Read more...] about I Help With Custody Cases for Academics
Emotional, physical, spiritual exhaustion. Cynicism and snark as far as the eye can see. Job conditions getting worse by the minute. How do we get our energy back? The answer is: we can’t. We won’t. Not by working the same old jobs in the same old … [Read more...] about Upcoming Coaching Events for Scholars in Crisis
I'm happy to share another digest. Stories of leaving academia have migrated over to the Professor Is Out FB group so I don't get them in my inbox much anymore... But suffice to say, there are PLENTY of those too! Negotiating Client: Karen– … [Read more...] about Career Outcomes Digest, Spring 2022
We're doing something new this Spring! We're calling it March Madness and it's 4 straight weeks of FREE daily advice videos from me (Karen Kelsky), Kel Weinhold, and Dr. Jane Jones. Starts March 7. Each day you get a short video delivered to your … [Read more...] about March Madness on The Prof Is In Newsletter
I just gathered up a new Spring 2022 Career Outcomes Digest, with updates from both clients and readers. Lots of great updates on interviews, job offers, negotiations, and grants, plus one successful client tenure case! The negotiators make me … [Read more...] about Spring 2022 Career Outcomes Digest
By Tamara Yakaboski, PhD. Tamara is a recovering academic who coaches and mentors folks through radical paradigm shifts so they can live an unapologetic life in soul alignment with self, nature, and community. Her vision is to create … [Read more...] about Departing Academia: Are Your Values Aligned or Disconnected?
I'm excited to share three new events coming up under the auspices of The Professor Is Out---our work supporting people leaving the academy. On Feb. 24, Dr. Helana Darwin is leading an event on breaking into User Experience (UX) research, a very … [Read more...] about Cool Professor Is /Out/ Events Coming Up in Feb-March