By Dr. Louise Williams Dr. Louise Williams is a philosophical counselor and coach serving the survivors of toxic people. Her business is Empowerment Through Thought. After navigating two toxic parents, a toxic ex, and a toxic mother-in-law, she … [Read more...] about What the Heck is Philosophical Counseling?
Post-Ac Job Search
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
This guest post comes from a post on the Professor Is /Out/ private FB group; the author kindly agreed to share here. BIO: The author most recently served as a Lecturer of Software Engineering at an R2, teaching introductory computing principles … [Read more...] about Letting Myself Leave Academia as an Act of Self-Love – Prof Is /Out/ Guest Post
Dr. Yvette Martínez-Vu is a Chicana mother-scholar who works as an academic coach and consultant. She has a Ph.D. in Theater and Performance Studies from UCLA. She is the producer and host of the Grad School Femtoring podcast and founder of Grad … [Read more...] about Why I Left Higher Ed, and How I Started My Own Business Abroad – Guest Post
The author is an award winning science educator and his research has been featured online at Forbes and Discover Magazine. He is currently a laboratory director for one of the largest clinical laboratory companies in the United … [Read more...] about World’s Finest Education? – Professor Is /Out/ Guest Post
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?
[This was posted originally on Facebook. See the original post here.] This is probably a good time to make something explicit that has been implicit for about a year now. I think academia is quite toxic for many - and actively sickifying … [Read more...] about The Professor Is In HAS Changed; You’re Not Imagining It
Various twitter pundits are self-importantly stating that the Great Resignation will never hit academia, because nobody would give up an academic job. 17K members of the Professor Is Out Facebook private group would say otherwise, friends. Other … [Read more...] about The Great Resignation and Academic Gaslighting
By Anonymous. I taught at five different universities over a ten year period, across five different countries. I never had tenure, just a bunch of shorter-term positions. I loved the travel of my job, and often visited remote locations … [Read more...] about How I Left Academia – Guest Post
A genre of tweet has been gaining steam the last couple weeks, about the complete meaninglessness of academic job application documents or processes. It's all a crap shoot, argues this line of thought. Further, the collapse in hiring has only exposed … [Read more...] about Nihilism Was Inevitable