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 in … Continue reading Good Things Can Eventually Happen
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!
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 seek … Continue reading The Problem of Being Overextended