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Posted: Sep 26, 2016

Is it acceptable to be our “authentic selves” in a job search? Paula Di Rita Wishart gives some advice.

Posted: Sep 19, 2016

It's about building relationships, writes Gaia Vasiliver-Shamis, and as such, you should do it all the time and be in it for the long run.

Posted: Aug 25, 2016

Newly republished in its fifth edition, this handbook is still guiding Ph.D.s on the market

Posted: Aug 23, 2016

Besides understanding whether a postdoc is required for your intended career field, you need to think about the financial implications as well as...

Posted: Aug 23, 2016

About 432,000 borrowers have submitted employment forms demonstrating they would qualify for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program...

Posted: Aug 22, 2016

Much of the conversation about career exploration focuses on the importance of identifying our skills, but we often don’t take the time to think...

Posted: Aug 15, 2016

For graduate students, the academic job market requires you to develop a coherent public profile that isn’t inscrutable to the people you’d like...

Posted: Aug 08, 2016

They are not synonymous, especially in the career arena, writes Michael A. Matrone, and you should not allow greed to damage good relations...

Posted: Aug 03, 2016

Kerry Ann Rockquemore gives advice for getting past the three biggest obstacles to completion.

Posted: Aug 01, 2016

To do that, you have to have a product worth selling and know how to sell it to a particular segment of customers, advises Joseph Barber.

Posted: Jul 28, 2016

Keysha Whitaker highlights four pieces of advice she now wishes she’d had.

Posted: Jul 21, 2016

U.S. Education Secretary John King Jr. on Wednesday announced new guidelines that aim to provide more transparent information for borrowers and...

Posted: Jul 18, 2016

Saundra Loffredo recommends step-by-step preparation for successful job interviews.

Posted: Jul 14, 2016

One of the perks that still exist, at least in some parts of academe, is a slower pace of work during summer. For graduate students, it's often a...

Posted: Jul 11, 2016

How do you “follow your passion” when it is unclear or is seemingly unconnected with what you understand about work? Paula Di Rita Wishart...

Posted: Jul 07, 2016

You can love your field, your specialty area and academe, but sometimes they won't love you back, writes Christine Kelly.

Posted: Jul 06, 2016

Even if you haven't yet tackled your summer writing project, you still have plenty of time to make significant progress, writes Kerry Ann...

Posted: Jun 13, 2016

Engagement with diverse students requires that faculty and staff members develop new social-media strategies to reach students, writes Alfreda...

Posted: Jun 10, 2016

Tanya Golash-Boza gives faculty job applicants eight tips for writing a stellar diversity statement that stands out to search committees. 

Posted: Jun 06, 2016

To land the position you really want, it's important to spend some time analyzing the job postings first, argues Julia McAnallen.