Self-promotion is a dirty word for academics but it shouldn't be. People won't invite you to be part of their scholarly community if they don't know who they are. And if you don't curate your digital profile then Google will do it for you--and you … [Read more...] about Ep. 2:33: Selling Yourself
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For today's post I direct you to my latest Chronicle column, entitled “Graduate School Is A Means To A Job.” It is an expanded edition of the post I published about two weeks ago, “Dr. Karen's Rules of Graduate School.” As I said in that post, too … [Read more...] about Graduate School Is Not Your Job.
Today's promised post is another Special Request post, at the behest of a number of readers, about knowing when to “throw in the towel,” or, in the words of one requester, “knowing when to fold 'em,” on an academic career. I am totally unqualified … [Read more...] about Thoughts On Throwing In the Towel