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Category: Dossier & Portfolio

More tools for individual academic candidates: images and videos, bulk upload, and previewing

ByCommittee Faculty Search | ByCommittee Promotion & Tenure | Dossier & Portfolio | Releases

Today we’re rolling out the next bundle of improvements for individuals who are using Interfolio to collect and present their academic materials (including the ability to include images and videos)—both in our Dossier product for candidates and in our ByCommittee platform for institutions. 

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Introducing collections in Interfolio’s Dossier

ByCommittee Faculty Search | ByCommittee Promotion & Tenure | Dossier & Portfolio | Releases

The new collections feature in Interfolio’s Dossier enables you to build any number of standing lists of your materials for different purposes or aspects of your academic life. It’s an early step towards a new Dossier that will better support academic candidates’ ongoing needs throughout their careers.

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Notifications in your Interfolio account (to go with the new look)

ByCommittee Faculty Search | ByCommittee Promotion & Tenure | Dossier & Portfolio | Letter Writer | Releases

We’ve added a sleek notifications feature to all Interfolio user accounts! Whether you’re using your account to access ByCommittee Promotion & Tenure, ByCommittee Faculty Search, your personal Dossier account, or Letter Writer, now you’ve got a way to see exactly what’s awaiting your attention. Going hand in hand with notifications, we’ve also repainted the header […]

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New “Deliveries” view in Dossier

Dossier & Portfolio | Releases

Attention Dossier users: we’ve reorganized the “Deliveries” page so that it’s easier to see the current status, cost, and deadline of your various applications.

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Simpler, clearer recommendation requests (+ new document “Details” view!)

Dossier & Portfolio | Releases

If you’re a user of our Dossier service, you’ll notice a sleeker, simpler recommendation request page starting today. In response to ample user feedback and patterns observed across customer support conversations, we’re renovating our letter request features in a few key ways. It’s going to make the whole process easier.

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Four benefits of an online academic dossier service

Dossier & Portfolio | Topics in Higher Education

A reflection on the purpose and place of online dossiers in the academic talent marketplace.

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User Account Dashboard Gets A New Look (and Dossier, Portfolio, Letter Writer Get A Paint Job)

ByCommittee Faculty Search | ByCommittee Promotion & Tenure | Dossier & Portfolio | Letter Writer | Releases

We’re excited to roll out an updated appearance for our user account dashboard (the home page that displays when a user signs into their Interfolio account) and for our Dossier, Portfolio, and Letter Writer products. For the time being, the changes are only cosmetic—all the same pages retain the same functionality they had before—but they should […]

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New! Resend requests for letters of recommendation

Dossier & Portfolio | Letter Writer | Releases

When you’re applying for academic jobs (many, many jobs with many, many letters of recommendation) it’s not wildly out of the realm of possibility that a letter writer might forget to fulfill a request. But, of course, that leaves you, the applicant, in a pickle: they’re busy, but you need the letter and you’ve already […]

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Busy Season at Interfolio!

ByCommittee Faculty Search | Company news | Dossier & Portfolio

Usually “busy season” refers to the dreaded time of the year for tax professionals. Well, Interfolio deals with numbers too! During our busy season, when scholars are applying for jobs and we are helping them send and quality check their applications, those numbers can teeter off into the thousands. We see thousands of documents from […]

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A Change to Official Transcripts

Dossier & Portfolio

This fall, Interfolio is focused on making the application process easier for applicants, and you can see the improvements already. We started by improving the process of requesting and attaching letters to your application, but we’re not stopping there. We’ve just released our next major improvement to the submission of transcripts. Here’s how it used […]

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