If you're thinking of working outside of academia or in a non-faculty role, you might find yourself in a bit of paradox when it comes to your skills. On the one hand, there's the notion that people with PhDs are automatically overqualified for non-academic jobs. On the other, is the idea that you have no… Continue reading Help! I don’t have any skills!
Recently I had the opportunity to consult on a job talk and boy, did it bring back some memories.
For those on the academic job market, fall is a hectic time. Not only are you prepping classes, writing grant applications, and working on your ongoing research projects, you are busy writing cover letters, tweaking your CV, crafting those research and teaching statements, concocting the perfect job talk, and brushing up on your interview skills.… Continue reading Job market season