Friday, October 30, 2009
FAR and Away
I couldn’t resist using this double entendre for the title of this post, considering that it concerns law faculty hiring and a bidding of farewell. Thanks so much to everyone at Prawfs for having me on for a second visit. It’s been fun, and an honor. Since CNN listed college professors as a top job earlier this year, I thought I would end my stint with another topic that’s tangentially related to faculty job searches – the use of social media. There are many examples of articles that provide advice about this topic, but one cannot help but wonder how blogging is perceived by decision-makers in law faculty hiring. So, my question for the day is, how is blogging viewed by law faculties as they consider candidates?
Posted by Kelly Anders on October 30, 2009 at 05:25 PM | Permalink
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It's pretty much the only thing that matters, I believe.
Posted by: Orin Kerr | Oct 30, 2009 6:04:39 PM
I have to confess I've seen older professors sneer at it.
Posted by: AnonProf | Oct 31, 2009 8:15:23 PM