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Submit recommendations without an account!

Interfolio's Dossier | Releases

We’re proud to say we have (at last!) removed a well-known obstacle that sometimes slowed the submission of recommendations to Interfolio. From now on, when you send an Interfolio recommendation request via email, the letter writer will be able to submit their letter in a few simple clicks, without having to sign in or create […]

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Top Tips for Improving Your Academic Cover Letter

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. It is safe to assume that if you are submitting a CV for an academic position, an academic cover letter will be coming along with it. An academic cover letter is your opportunity to let potential employers know why you are the perfect fit […]

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Avoiding Common CV Mistakes

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. The curriculum vitae, or CV, is the most important professional document in the world of academics, and is used frequently as a tool in hiring, promotion, tenure, and other decisions at colleges and universities. A great CV can help highlight a well-qualified candidate’s […]

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Faculty Portfolios: Is it Time to Go Digital?

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. Over the years, untold thousands of reams of paper have been used to create the portfolios and supporting documents used to review the performance of faculty members. But today’s electronic media present more and more opportunities to package much of faculty members’ CV […]

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New! Resend requests for letters of recommendation

Interfolio's Dossier | 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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Writing Tenure Letters: A Guide for External Reviewers

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. Whether or not to award tenure to a faculty member is an important question that requires detailed analysis by the candidate’s peers and superiors. In order to compile a robust and objective profile of the candidate, many universities solicit recommendation letters from academics […]

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Busy Season at Interfolio!

Interfolio's Dossier | Interfolio Faculty Search | Company news

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

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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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The Benefits of Faculty e-Portfolios — Implications for FACULTY180

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. When Karen Hoelscher, professor of education at Western Washington University, decided to create an electronic portfolio to support a recent post-tenure review, she knew that she didn’t have all of the technology skills necessary to complete such a project. So she turned to […]

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Is It Time To Revamp Faculty Academic Portfolios?

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. We ran across a topic from 2008 that still has relevance today for higher education.  The discussion centered around the idea that institutions in higher education need to implement new and standardized academic portfolios to evaluate faculty performance.  This was the conclusion reached […]

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