Minding Your Manners for the Conference Interview

September 12, 2012

It was a heady time for a graduate student at his national conference as he rushed from one job interview to another. Late to one and out of breath, he quickly began his introductory talking points: how he was just the right fit for the position, the department, and the university. The members of the search committee sat in silence until the student paused, allowing one of them to interject politely: “I think you’re in the wrong room. You’ve been talking about another school.” Read the rest of David D. Perlmutter’s article in The Chronicle of Higher EducationPhoto by Brian Taylor.

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