Some 74 percent of professors aged 49-67 plan to delay retirement past age 65 or never retire at all, so let’s face it, you need help. Here are some resources that will be update as I find them (or they’re pointed to me!). This will be perma-linked in the upper right-hand corner!
Currently in no particular order (will organize later):
Cumulative impact factor benchmarking. What does it take to get a tenure-track job?
You and your research by Richard Hamming. A classic which everyone should read.
Negotiating your academic job offer by Chris Blattman
A PhD is not enough! by Peter J Feibelman (pdf)
Terence Tao’s collection of career advice, from primary school to postdoc
PubChase has a forum for career questions. There are many great answers.
Some modest advice for graduate students by Stephen C. Stearns
A survival guide to starting and finishing a PhD by Nathan Yau
How to get tenure at a major research university by Sean Carroll
How not to suck at grad school
Having the courage to build your own non-academic career path by Carla Davidson
Getting the right kind of mentorship by Mark Christie
Advice for Acadmic Authors by Kwan Choi
Writing Tips for Ph.D. Students by John Cochrane
Ph.D. Thesis Research: Where do I Start? by Don Davis
The Young Economist’s Guide to Professional Etiquette by Daniel Hamermesch
A Few Tips for Being a More Sucessful Graduate Student by Darren Lubotsky
How to Survive Your First Year of Graduate School in Economics by Matthew Pearson
Q&A: Experienced Advice for “Lost” Graduate Students in Economics by Ariel Rubinstein
Giving an Academic Talk by John Shewchuck
Ten lessons I wish I had been taught by Gian-Carlo Rota
The Complete Guide to Getting into an Economics PhD program by Miles Kimball