Also this week: the importance of mentoring people who aren’t like you; when a professor is a victim of a racial slur; why you should think like a nonagenarian.
Also this week: Why struggling against overwhelming odds is bad for you; CEO superheroes and supervillains; and other news.
Also this week: Why men should stop equating women with farm animals; landmark rulings on LGBT rights; and other news.
Also this week: when students stereotype professors; the link between sexism and rodents of usual size.
Also this week: why flex-time policies favor men; the gender pay gap in the professoriate.
Also this week: diversity officers under Trump; a look at how far women have come and far we still have to go; what songbirds can teach us about diversity and problem-solving.
Dear hiring committee: Can we talk? Here’s what you really need to know about me.
Each week, we read news about hiring, diversity, and the workplace, so you don’t have to. This week: A day without women; strategies for shrinking the gender gap; why black workers hired by referral are more apt to be promoted.
Each week, we read news about hiring, diversity, and the workplace, so you don’t have to. Also his week: proof that age discrimination exists; the bias against black women with natural hair; how to respond when a co-worker makes an inappropriate comment; and more.
It’s not a good sign when the search committee is more interested in snapping food pics than in chatting with you.
You must show and tell how you fit what the hiring department wants from the position.
When it comes to faculty pay, everything is relative. But keeping quiet about inequities only prolongs them.
Also in our weekly roundup of conversations from The Chronicle's discussion forums: tips on teaching from an outdated textbook; how to prep for an interview with the provost; how to fight new fees on chemical purchases for laboratories.
Also in our weekly roundup of conversations from The Chronicle's discussion forums: tips for maintaining a collegial workplace; how to incorporate a research proposal into a cover letter.
Also in our weekly roundup of conversations from The Chronicle's discussion forums: managing the advance-copy blues; how to know when you're done writing; and a question about delaying tactics in negotiations.