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Tips for leading and serving on a search committee

Faculty Diversity, Inclusion, and Representation | Faculty Review, Promotion & Tenure Practices | The Smart Scholar | Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio's Dossier | Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure

Leading and serving on a search committee requires a significant time investment, as well as various approaches to maintain ethical and inclusive practices.

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Asking for a letter of recommendation

The Smart Scholar | Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio's Dossier

In this latest post, Dr. Goings explores how and whom to ask for a letter of recommendation. His three practical suggestions can be applied immediately.

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How to find a mentor

Ask a Candidate | Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio's Dossier

In this post, we explore the best ways to find a mentor as a young academic. You may want to find someone outside of the traditional advisor relationship.

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Best practices for keeping your career materials current

Ask a Candidate | Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio's Dossier

In this “Ask A Candidate” post, we learn best practices for keeping your career materials current. Save your future self some stress with organization.

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Recharging my job-seeking energy with Katina Rogers’s “Putting the Humanities Ph.D. to Work”

Scholar at Large | Topics in Higher Education

This blog post continues our series, Scholar at Large, focusing on three guiding principles to recharge your job-seeking energy and efforts.

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Three tips for writing a letter of recommendation

The Smart Scholar | Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio's Dossier

In this post, we explore three practical tips for recommendation letter writers to consider before and during the letter writing process.

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How to be a good mentor

Ask a Candidate | Topics in Higher Education

This post continues our series by a onetime academic job seeker, now academic-at-large, on how to constructively define a faculty mentorship.

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Preparing for a review (as a professor)

Faculty Review, Promotion & Tenure Practices | The Smart Scholar | Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio's Dossier | Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure

In this recent post, we explore three strategies you can employ to prepare for an annual and/or tenure and promotion review as a professor or instructor.

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Infographic: A peek into Interfolio’s Dossier

Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio's Dossier

In this infographic, we examine our historical data and use patterns to explore what makes our Dossier users successful and how the product has changed to meet their needs.

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Taking care of yourself on the academic job market

Ask a Candidate | Topics in Higher Education

We explore tips on how to take care of yourself during the hustle of the holidays. It’s important to be proactive and find someone that has your back.

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