In case you missed anything this month, here are some editor’s picks highlighting issues, trends, and tips to help you in your academic career.
Best in Job Search Advice
Stuck in a seemingly never-ending job search? You’re not alone. We recently polled job seekers about the length of their current or recent higher education job searches. Read about the results and some strategies for staying motivated.
Best in Career Advice
Introducing yourself can be challenging, whether you’re in an interview or teaching your first class of the semester. Justin Zackal cautions that it’s not all about you. Find out what other tips and techniques can help you make an effective introduction.
Best in Workplace Issues
We are often led to believe that human resources, “HR,” is our sole avenue of support when faced with difficult workplace situations. However, there are institutional resources outside of formal HR structures that you may find helpful.
Best in Student and Campus Life
The director of George Mason’s LGBTQ+ Resources Center and UMaine’s director for diversity and inclusion discuss the importance of celebrating Coming Out Day (October 11) on campus and how to support students year-round.
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