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Category: Interfolio Faculty Search

WEBINAR | Best Practices in Faculty Hiring: Boston College | April 27, 2016

Webinars | Interfolio Faculty Search

Join us for a conversation this week with Boston College, among the earliest adopters of ByCommittee Faculty Search, about their experience using the platform for their faculty recruitment work. There is no cost to attend. Watch the recording here!

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Closing positions & recording outcomes in ByCommittee Faculty Search

Interfolio Faculty Search | Releases

The new “Close Position” option in ByCommittee Faculty Search gives you a button to formally conclude the search process for a particular position and record some data about who you selected (if anyone). Then you can pull reports on searches based on that data.

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Annotate documents in ByCommittee! Plus a better viewer.

Interfolio Faculty Search | Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure | Releases

We heard you again! Based on a wide range of feedback from our campus partners, we’re happy to release the new annotations feature in both ByCommittee Faculty Search and ByCommittee Promotion & Tenure. Now you can make notes to yourself on candidate materials as you read. Along the way, we’ve made some improvements to the document […]

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

Interfolio's Dossier | Interfolio Faculty Search | Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure | 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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Flexible hierarchy release in ByCommittee!

Interfolio Faculty Search | Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure | Releases

A big improvement has come to institutional structure in our ByCommittee platform! In light of recent conversations with institutions using the platform, we have expanded the available hierarchy to accommodate any number of administrative levels—making it possible for even institutions with more distinctive structures to benefit from academic committee support software.

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Adding space for non-binary answers about gender

Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio Faculty Search

Recently, an Interfolio user tweeted at us about the options we provide for gender in the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) questionnaires in ByCommittee, our platform for faculty hiring.

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New: Combined Reports feature in ByCommittee Faculty Search!

Interfolio Faculty Search | Releases

Administering faculty searches across an institution can be daunting—not only do you have to consider the logistics of the search process itself, but you also have keep up with data about applicants and positions across your institution, in every division and department. We’ve heard from our administrative users that finding meaningful patterns that span the […]

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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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New Feature: Auto-Attach Letters of Recommendation

Interfolio's Dossier | Interfolio Faculty Search | Releases

If you’ve submitted an application through Interfolio’s ByCommittee—that is, you’ve sent materials to an institution receiving applications through Interfolio, rather than another system for job postings—you probably noticed that there are quite a few steps involved in attaching your recommendation letters to your application. Maybe more steps than you first realized. Prior to today, a […]

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Email Deliveries and Their Discontents, Part II: A Solution

Interfolio's Dossier | Interfolio Faculty Search

Before the New Year, we published Part I of this series, an effort to make Interfolio’s role in the job application process more transparent. That post explained how we track application deliveries and the steps we’re taking to prevent spam filters from causing delivery issues. If you represent an institution that has experienced spam issues […]

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