October 10, 2003
Going It AloneEven though they might not use search consultants, hiring committees can employ their tactics
Many hiring committees in academe never use search consultants: those conducting searches for faculty positions, searches for entry- and mid-level administrative positions, and perhaps searches in which the pool is defined as essentially local or even internal.
But many of those committees could adapt for their own purposes some of the approaches and strategies that consultants use. With