Setbacks in a senior-leadership search usually have less to do with the applicants and more to do with the institution — a case of ‘it’s not you, it’s us’
Departments suffer, and so do students, when faculty members try to replicate themselves
If your institution has a critical leadership position open, your best chance of attracting top candidates might be while other campuses have suspended all hiring amid Covid-19
Five steps a department took to adapt its usual search process amid Covid-19 and hire a new faculty member remotely.
A common question from job candidates is about how to cope with a major disconnect between the place where they earned a Ph.D., and the campuses that are hiring.
How one university finally made progress on its goal to hire more professors from underrepresented minority groups.
Why write an application letter so dry that even you wouldn’t want to read it?
As "headhunters," we may be able to clarify things for you about an executive search, but we’re not going to coach you.
In recruiting campus leaders, we need more community building and less star power. So how do we avoid being blinded by a candidate’s charm?
It’s not just a written record of your credentials. It’s an argument in favor of you. Draft it with that in mind.
The biggest risk to a campus, a candidate, and a search firm is not a breach of confidentiality in the hiring process, but rather, a failed presidency owing to a bad fit.
Whether or not you have the leverage of a second job offer, ask your potential department for what you deserve (within reason).
Just as you near or cross the doctoral finish line, it hits: the "Who am I? What now?" conundrum.
This year's meeting of the nation's largest humanities organization focused on the academic workplace more than ever before -- and that spotlight promises to widen.
Here’s what job candidates need to know about preparing a sample class for an opening at a teaching-oriented college.