Good Things Can Eventually Happen

I know I’ve gone quiet for the last two months, but there have been exciting things in the works that pulled my attention away from writing. Okay, that and a lack of material from not working on a college campus every day–but that’s a topic for another post. I can hardly believe it, but inContinue reading “Good Things Can Eventually Happen”

Okay, I’ll make my own megaphone!

A while back I wrote about the difficulty I’d had finding a group to represent Contingent Faculty.  Although there are a few entities serving this purpose–the New Faculty Majority and the American Association of University Professors among them–I’d never seen much action from either group in all the time I’ve been working on this issue. Continue reading “Okay, I’ll make my own megaphone!”

The Problem of Being Overextended

Seeking a new career forces you to abandon the familiar. Management consulting, politics, business operations, and crime analytics are all jobs I’ve applied for that I never would’ve considered in graduate school.  One of the problems I’ve faced in doing this, however, is that not many businesses have in-house training programs.  Instead, they often seekContinue reading “The Problem of Being Overextended”