Advice to help you thrive in your higher-ed career. (No longer active.)
April 29, 2021
The Quick Tip: How to Be a Better ListenerAcademics are used to doing lots of talking, but administration requires learning how to listen well.
April 27, 2021
The Quick Tip: Nervous About Writing for the General Public?Pressure has increased on scholars, especially junior ones, to add public writing to their arsenal of skills.
April 22, 2021
The Quick Tip: Questions for Would-Be ChairsWhat to consider before you decide to lead a department.
April 20, 2021
The Quick Tip: Things Search Committees Wish You KnewUnderstand the dynamics at play in the hiring process and you can navigate it more effectively.
April 15, 2021
The Quick Tip: Should You Hire a Career Coach?How to be a discerning consumer in the growing marketplace of academic coaching and consulting.
April 13, 2021
The Quick Tip: How to Be Strategic in Saying NoDon’t let yourself be treated as a checked box on someone else’s to-do list.
April 8, 2021
The Quick Tip: How to Aid a Writing-Stalled ProfessorThe most direct way to improve academic life for everyone on campus is to support faculty writing.
April 6, 2021
The Quick Tip: Why It’s Time to Actively Recruit Faculty MembersTraditional search practices are inadequate to the modern age and one of the culprits behind a lack of faculty diversity.
April 1, 2021
The Quick Tip: How to Write a Convincing Book ProposalHere’s what to consider as you attempt to persuade book editors to give you a contract.
March 30, 2021
The Quick Tip: Why Academics Hate (and Love) AprilThe weeks after spring break are often hectic, and this April may be tougher than usual.