September 20, 2021

Joseph Barber gives advice on how to transform a meandering and unfocused answer to a job interview question into a mini story with structure, drama and a relevant outcome.

August 30, 2021

When asked in job interviews why you’re leaving academe, talk less about what’s driving you away and more about what’s attracting you toward something new, advises Derek Attig.

August 16, 2021

Joseph Barber explores the benefits and challenges of answering interview questions without any human interaction at all -- and how to do so most successfully.

January 28, 2021

A common misperception is that you should only pursue them when you are actively seeking a new position or making a career transition, writes Brandy L. Simula.

December 7, 2020

Recognizing that an interview is a data-gathering opportunity can help you to focus on not just if you are the right fit for the job, but if it is the right fit for you, advises Lauren Easterling.

November 3, 2020

In those final moments, you can make or break your chances of moving forward, advises Ann Amicucci.

April 10, 2020

You must control what you can control in a job interview, writes Bertin M. Louis Jr., and he offers three recommendations for how to do that successfully.

April 3, 2020

Bertin M. Louis Jr., who has chaired and served on numerous search committees, offers four helpful tips.

August 19, 2019

Derek Attig offers three suggestions on how to strike a balance between being real and being professional -- and figuring out what that even means -- when talking to potential employers.

June 17, 2019

A well-thought-out message can put the finishing touches on a great interview or help save you after a not-so-great one, writes Stephanie K. Eberle.



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