Tag Archives: social networking

Preparing for and Making the Most of Your Research Year(s) Abroad

  For those of us pursuing advanced degrees in Japanese, going abroad for graduate research is often an exciting time full of possibilities. If you’re fortunate enough to have obtained substantial funding from a fellowship or your university, finally there … Continue reading

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Reblog: How to Organize a Panel for a Conference

We’ve been woefully short on articles related to professional networking within academia, so today we’re reblogging an article written by Dr. Karen Kelsky, who runs the blog The Professor Is In, a site and business where she helps people from all … Continue reading

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Managing your Digital Reputation

For better or for worse, the days are gone where we were judged purely by our CVs, job interviews, and the like – today, despite laws prohibiting them from doing so, potential employers look at our Facebook profiles, and Google … Continue reading

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Getting involved with Japan-America Societies

With New Years fast approaching it’s time to forget 2011 and look forward to what next year has to offer. While making your resolutions for 2012 why not use this fresh start as a way to get more involved with … Continue reading

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Resource: Networking with Japan Societies

As our previous article on maintaining relationships in Japanese Studies emphasized, networking and getting to know the field is very important. Whether you decide to go on to an academic career or stick with other types of employment, like any … Continue reading

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Social Media in Japan as a Resource

by Chuck D. Since the very creation of the Internet, users have been looking for new, creative, and convenient ways to provide and look up information. Jumping forward about two decades, we are now at a time of information overload. … Continue reading

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Social Networking basics: Developing and maintaining relationships in Japanese Studies

What would seem like a no-brainer to some is an essential skill that needs developing to others. Academia itself is big, but the field of Japanese Studies is not; building and maintaining your relationships with faculty and staff in the … Continue reading

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