Ten Pieces of Advice for a Job Interview

Posted on December 19, 2013

  Great job interview advice is given in detail here.  The short version is as follows:

1) Ask in advance if there are concerns about your record
2) Scope out the hot-button issues on the campus before your interview
3) Don’t say that an idea will work just because it did for you back home
4) Don’t try to solve the institution’s problems in the interview
5) Assume that anything you say in the interview could end up in the local news or somewhere on the Web
6) Never lie about anything, no matter how small
7) Try to understand how you might fit into the institution’s vision of its future
8) Know what the institution is proud of and ashamed of
9) Don’t assume you know who holds the real power
10) Be enthusiastic

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