This might be a good time to add that campus visits are quite different from convention interviews -- in all sorts of ways, obviously, but I'm thinking of the power relations. When you're invited out, there's a good chance that somebody there wants to hire you, and might be 'selling' you to her colleagues. In any case, the searchers plainly like you a lot. They're apt to be more solicitous, and if they aren't dumb they'll be starting to work on convincing you that their place would be a great place to work. It's apt to be a much cheerier event for candidates than the convention is.
Saturday, January 5, 2008
I've Got Someone on the Telephone Trying to Sell Me a Future in Stock
People who are better and luckier than me are starting to think about fly-backs, so here are some interesting thoughts from Prof. J: