My husband is looking for a full-time teaching job right now. It’s been a bit tough in this market. However, he got what might have been a break a few days ago. He’s consulting on a project at the university where he is an adjunct. He received some interesting advice as a result of his work on this project: Go in an ask for a better situation.
Apparently, there’s some wiggle room — but it’s not something that’s exactly advertised. This is something that is increasingly common in the job market. Employers might not advertise their openings, or advertise their best job openings. Instead, you need to be plugged in to the hidden job market, keeping an ear to the ground as you look for opportunities that might not be common knowledge.
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