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?
Strategizing Your Success in Academia
By Sandra Mizumoto Posey I’m an accidental academic, but once I fell into academia I kept falling. It was pure luck that the only job I was invited to interview for when I was searching for a job with benefits — in or out of academia — was the one … [Read more...] about Near Death of an Accidental Academic – Guest Post
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
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 Dr. Elana Jefferson-Tatum Dr. Elana Jefferson-Tatum, Ph.D. is hypnobirthing coach, full-spectrum doula, and practitioner-scholar of Africana religions. After several years in the academy teaching at Hobart and William Smith Colleges and then Tufts … [Read more...] about Between Grief and Freedom: What My Dear Friend Taught Me About Getting to the Other Side of Academia
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
The Professor Is Out private FB group is closing in on 20K members as it nears the end of its first year. Leaving academia is so painful, and so scary (especially now in the covid collapse), and the need for concrete advice and resources is so … [Read more...] about Introducing The Professor Is /Out/ Admin Team
Those who follow me on social media know I've suddenly started painting a Disaffected Academic Bunnies(TM) series. I've never painted before, and cannot tell you why I have started now. I just encountered the artist Natalya Shaloshvili on IG randomly … [Read more...] about Everyone Needs Play!