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Same Lesson, Different Semester

David Gooblar,

Class prep gets easier and easier the more you teach a particular course. But is that always a good thing?
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On Leaving: Exiting on Good Terms

Allison M. Vaillancourt,

They never appreciated you and now you’re moving on. It’s oh so tempting to set them straight.
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How to Ace the Screening Interview

Fatimah Williams Castro,

You only have 15 to 30 minutes to convince a company that you should be asked back for a second-round interview.
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Leaving the Academic Stage

Robert Zaretsky,

If Mariah Carey should make room for a younger generation of performers, does that not also apply to me?
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How to Toe the Line

Ariel Sophia Bardi,

Struggling to adjust after leaving academe? The way forward may lie in simply listening to your own intuition.
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7 Steps to a Good Interview

Kent Smetters,

Resist the urge to share all the wonderful details you've unearthed in your research.
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Writing a Book Proposal

Lori Flores,

Done well, your book proposal may not only bring you a contract, it may also sharpen your work.
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There’s Something You Should Know

Allison M. Vaillancourt,

A do-it-yourself approach to fixing those annoying personality traits that are holding you back professionally.
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Get Out of Your Department

Paula Krebs,

You’re a new faculty member, no doubt engrossed in your departmental duties. But the rest of the institution needs you, too.
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Whose Name Goes First?

Three scholars share how they resolved a conflict over authorship order on an interdisciplinary article.
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Look What They Make You Give

Elizabeth Rodwell,

A Ph.D.’s quest for a tenure-track job falters when she declines to sacrifice her family life for her career.
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Oh, The Things You Can Do!

Melissa Dalgleish,

Your ability to move into a nonacademic career is less about acquiring new skills than about identifying the ones you already have.
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How to Shorten a CV

Karen Kelsky,

What to cut when job ads, grants, or fellowship applications ask you to submit a vita of only two to three pages.
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Persona Matters

Rachel Toor,

We work so hard to get the content right that we sometimes give short shrift to our delivery methods.

February 9

#VitaeWednesday Webinar: The Campus Visit

Join us for this webinar, and Karen will show you how to survive a stressful interview schedule, connect with search-committee members, and look like a good potential colleague.

February 3