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Posted: Feb 22, 2016

A job interview is a conversation, writes Jake Livengood, and to engage in it effectively, you must be a good listener.

Posted: Feb 05, 2016

In order for email to have less control over your life, you need to start to take control of it, argues Tanya Golash-Boza.

Posted: Feb 01, 2016

The impression you give when you first meet people can make or break your career opportunities. Saundra Loffredo provides tips for ensuring the...

Posted: Jan 29, 2016

What are the things academic job seekers definitely should not do? Melissa Dennihy provides a list.

Posted: Jan 18, 2016

Career development requires energy and flexibility in a fluid job market, writes Alfreda James, and graduate students now have many more sources...

Posted: Jan 08, 2016

Eric Anthony Grollman introduces a new career advice column.

Posted: Dec 29, 2015

The Modern Language Association's annual report on the contents of its job board can't tell aspiring professors of English literature and foreign...

Posted: Dec 07, 2015

By helping you network and practice your pitch, among other things, they can be crucial to an effective job search, says Joseph Barber.

Posted: Dec 02, 2015

The one thing that will actually lead to a completed dissertation, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore, is the hardest thing for doctoral students to do...

Posted: Nov 02, 2015

Natalie Lundsteen gives advice for dealing with situations that veer unexpectedly from the professional to the personal.

Posted: Nov 04, 2015

They are different types of institutions than where most people will have gone to graduate school, write a group of contributors to a philosophy...

Posted: Nov 04, 2015

When talking with potential employers, you should communicate in a way that projects clear and detailed images rather than complex and distorted...

Posted: Oct 02, 2015

Sonja K. Foss and William Waters provide guidance on how to create the best relationship with your dissertation adviser.

Posted: Sep 28, 2015

Joseph Barber reviews 12 months' worth of career advice.

Posted: Sep 16, 2015

If you don't follow certain standard conventions when giving an academic job talk, you risk communicating a lack of professionalism, writes Philip...

Posted: Sep 09, 2015

Kerry Ann Rockquemore writes about the importance of being specific about your needs.

Posted: Sep 04, 2015

Lanny Arvan shares the lessons he picked up from intense discussions with three international students.

Posted: Aug 28, 2015

Julie Dodd shares the advice she gives graduate students about to teach undergrads for the first time -- and reminds professors of their...

Posted: Jul 30, 2015

A succession of bibliometric studies carried out in recent years suggest that international collaboration has a significant positive effect on the...

Posted: Jul 27, 2015

Joseph Barber explores how to think about your résumé -- and how to reshape the language you use -- if you are a new Ph.D. looking for employment...