ERIC Number: ED404451
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Nov
Life after Graduation: Things You Need To Know about the Job Market.
Harris, Jimmy Carl; And Others
This paper contains excerpts of comments made by a panel of deans, department heads, search committee members, and others, all with professional education positions within the Mid-South Educational Research Association six-state region, offering a candid look at their criteria, preferences, and experiences regarding the employment process. Their opinions could be useful to graduate students nearing graduation and to adults seeking a job change. Subjects addressed include the following: the nature of the job market, requirements for various positions, career patterns, content and format of resumes and curricula vitae, cover letters, the interview process, follow-ups, and negotiating a contract. (KC)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Training session conducted at the Annual Meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association (Tuscaloosa, AL, November 6-8, 1996).