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? How … [Read more...] about Ask the Post-Acs #2 — What’s It Like to Work With You One-on-One?
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Joe Fruscione and Allessandria Polizzi have partnered to create today's post on the language of post-ac reinvention. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ By Joe Fruscione and Allessandria Polizzi A key part of one’s post-ac … [Read more...] about Speaking the Language, Getting the Job – Fruscione 3/Polizzi 6
Allessandria originally titled this post, "Who Do You Want to Be?" I have changed the title to "What Do You Like To Do?" I did this because what I've come to understand about the postac job search is that the most important task is to replace your … [Read more...] about What Do You Like To Do? Polizzi #5
You know the Special K cereal commercials with the tag line, "What will you gain when you lose?" I actually can't stand those commercials or any advertising that try to glamorize dieting, market thin-centrism, and sell women on some kind of highly … [Read more...] about What Will You Gain When You Lose? – Langer #2
The following is the first in a new occasional series, "Ask the #Postacs." The panel of postacademic experts (bios here) will weigh in on reader questions as a collective. Please send your questions for future columns to email@example.com. … [Read more...] about ASK THE #POST-ACS – How do I describe my academic work experience in post-ac interviews?
Continuing from yesterday, more on the postac resume. This time by Maggie Gover. As you can see, there are different ways to approach this critical document. One of the biggest problems my recent graduate … [Read more...] about Resumes for Post-Acs – Gover #2
The crux of the matter: how do you convert your CV to a resume? It might seem elementary, but it actually takes a completely fresh new conceptualization of your past experiences. The Sapir-Whorf hypothesis maintains that language shapes our … [Read more...] about The Art of Translation (of CV to Resume) – Cardozo #5
Academics I know tend to look upon the corporate world with some combination of fear, contempt, and horror. And yet, there are many academics who have made the transition to work in corporations successfully, and even find professional satisfaction … [Read more...] about The Pros and Cons of Corporate – Day 3
In this post Margy Horton continues with Part II of her series on launching your own small business. By Margy Horton Let’s say that you’re contemplating the wacky plan of launching an entrepreneurial career. Before you embark, consider this … [Read more...] about Small Business Ownership II: Take What You Love, Leave What You Don’t –Horton #2
From this week we are moving from a general "buck up, little soldier" support for your decision to transition to the post-ac search, toward targeted advice about the search itself. We'll be focusing on all the core elements of the job … [Read more...] about You Have an Interview. Now What? — Fruscione #3