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The Campus Visit
This is a guest post by a tenured reader at a mid-tier public university. If you been invited for a campus visit, congratulations. This means that you are part of an elite group of 5 or so who have been chosen over the hundred or so other … [Read more...] about A View From the Other Side of the Table: Playing the Endgame (A Guest Post)
This post was previously published ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Today's post is another response to pleas from clients and strangers, this time to cover the proper comportment for a campus visit. I feel like I've already talked … [Read more...] about Dr. Karen’s Rules of the Campus Visit
I just accepted my dream academic position at a research-intensive university, with only two years before I can go up for tenure (they're counting my whole publication record, including articles published while at my first T-T position). I'm … [Read more...] about Campus Visit While Breastfeeding (A Guest Post)
Today I want to answer an urgent query from readers that I am asked at least once a week, about the etiquette of thanking a department that has hosted you on a campus visit. And then tell you about three new webinars that are coming up this month. … [Read more...] about Three New Webinars, and Campus Visit Thank You Etiquette
I'm sending out this extra blog post this week to let you know about the new Campus Visit Webinar tomorrow, Wednesday 1/16 at 2 PM Pacific/5 PM EST/22:00 GMT. I'm really excited about this new webinar, which I've been contemplating for many months. … [Read more...] about What You’ll Learn in the Campus Visit Webinar
You do not ask if there is an inside candidate. I don’t care if you strongly suspect that there is, and have good reason to believe the whole damned search is a completely pointless charade because they obviously already have somebody chosen….it … [Read more...] about How Do I Ask If There Is An Inside Candidate?
Sometimes readers send me "reports from the front" of the job searches in their departments. Last week I got this report from a former client who wanted to tell me about how a young ABD candidate prevailed over a much more experienced Rising … [Read more...] about Do Your Homework! A Live Report From a Job Search
Today's post is by Kellee Weinhold, who shares her insights after taking over the Interview Bootcamps in November. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ After a few weeks of interview bootcamps, I must admit to a bit of academic PTSD. More … [Read more...] about The Value of the Interview Bootcamp
Conferences have started and interviews have begun. TPII clients are scarfing up interview invites right and left, and it's very gratifying. Normally, I would expect to do an Interview Bootcamp with most of my clients, to prepare them for the real … [Read more...] about Preparing for Your Interviews