Category Archives: Hiring

Tom Friedmann put forth a very interesting op-ed recently.  It says a great deal about what matters most when hiring.  Consider for you what this insight could mean for you, regardless of which side of the table you are sitting … Continue reading

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The Introduction Phase of the interview process is one that is easily overlook and can be quite critical to success.  This phase begins as you drive onto the premises all the way through to the first question.  During this phase … Continue reading

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In this stage, you are closer to standard interview preparation.  You have created your brand, conducted your personal SWOT and ameliorated your weak topic areas.   This second to the last preparation phase is really a refinement stage and will … Continue reading

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It is really important to get some realism into your blood system before you start interviewing.  The simple 2 x 2 chart below helps to illustrate.  There are 2 potential outcomes for each job that you apply.  Also, you are … Continue reading

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After completing your resume and cover letter, once an opening is found it is time to fill in the application. In a few weeks, we’ll have some links for where to look for job openings. Completing the Application:  For all correspondence, … Continue reading

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In a previous post I introduced the concept of the Career Management Document.  This is a concept that we learned from Career Tools and I advise you to check it out.  In this post, we move from the information gathering … Continue reading

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For years, we’ve been coaching educators who we’ve seen as having the special mix of passion and expertise to really be one of those special educators.  By “special” we generally think of people who are really going to make a … Continue reading

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[This is an installment  in what will be a long-running series on the job seeking/hunting/interviewing process for teachers, administrators and other educators.  New posts will come out on about a weekly basis.  Please follow along, share with others and join the conversation] … Continue reading

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It appears that we are in a national tight spot when it comes to teacher evaluation.  Tennessee, the early leader in teacher evaluation systems, has really garnered a lot of negative attention in recent days.  While some of the backlash … Continue reading

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While most of the calendar for most administrative hires is almost over, our profession is moving into the time in which teachers are hired.  To help you through this process we’ve put together a pretty comprehensive set of resources for … Continue reading

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