Here’s a story about a recent rejection from a law firm, after an initial offer, which may (or may not) be analogous to the W situation at Nazareth College, in which Nazareth withdrew an offer after seeing W’s request for higher pay and other considerations. This new one doesn’t look like a case of negotiating… More Yet more on W-Nazareth-gate: another example of a job offer retraction, this time from a law firm
There’s been a lot of ventilating and hypothesizing over Nazareth College’s recent withdrawal of an offer to a job candidate. On Slate, it’s been interpreted as a case of negotiating while female, or a symptom of abusive expectations of faculty in general. I don’t want to discount the gender dynamics here–might Nazareth have treated a… More More overthinking and underthinking on W-Nazareth-gate
In this article on Vitae, Karen Kelsky encourages academic job applicants to apply for a job a second time if there’s no hire the first time, but with a caveat: only if you’ve got six new things on your C.V. or have some new angle. It’s great advice, or at least, was in my case,… More Second application for a job: Worked for me!